They can’t guarantee instant passion, but the point is that you will, at least, be speaking the same language from the start.On Partners4farmers, ‘Zetor’, a 35 year old beef and sheep farmer from Wrexham (favourite film The Italian Job), seeks a girl ‘from good farming stock who understands that farming isnt a 9 to 5 job’; and Tim, a sheep and arable farmer from Exeter (reads Farmers Weekly and plays the didgeridoo), is looking for ‘someone who understands the farming way of life’.
Our members include single farmers, equestrian singles, farmers dating and anyone looking to enjoy countryside dating scene.
We have had several member marriages and happy couples using market leading dating software.
A marine biologist pleads ‘no wannabe footballers’ wives’.
Rural dating has become more sophisticated since Patricia Warren, a Derbyshire farmer’s wife, set up The Country Bureau 25 years ago it’s now run by Katie Moore in Gloucestershire to find wives for isolated farmers.
”‘ She advises people to refer to the Association of British Introduction Agencies, which has sensible guidelines, and to ask what you’re getting for your money.
For instance, how even the man-woman balance is (there tend to be fewer men above the age of 65).
‘Never tell ‘porkies’; use a current photograph 1980s haircuts look suspicious; never pose in your underwear; and don’t sound pleased with yourself. “I like going out, but I also like staying in by the fire with a DVD” is obvious and boring!
’ So, don’t be squeamish, get searching, and by February 14, 2009, perhaps you, too, will be as happy as Foxy Lady (two hunters, one border terrier, favourite book Jane Eyre) and Farmer’s Boy (400 sheep, one springer spaniel, favourite film Goodfellas).
We also write the profiles, so no one can fib about their age or height.
So far, no one has said “Oh God, why did you introduce me to them?
Over on Love Horse, Tom volunteers to make your hay and wire a CD player into your lorry.