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‘A specialist website can’t offer a vast pool like Match.com, but then 80% of the people on that won’t share your interests either.
They won’t understand about getting up at 6am to muck out or having to stay up all night with a lambing ewe.’ Last year, sisters Lucy and Emma Reeves founded Muddy Matches, which has attracted 4,000-plus members in just 10 months.
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’.
The game is full of fatuous statements, such as ‘I like doing crazy things’ or ‘I’ve got a caring side’.
Lucy Reeves has compiled advice on profile writing.
There’s a maths teacher in the Peak District who keeps birds of prey; an ‘English Rose’ who enjoys lamping; Dom speaks Gaelic and reads the Brontës; and Titania likes Inspector Morse, wine tasting and her Lipizzaner.
Eventually, she drove up to take a look, and they’re now married.
Other success stories include Lady Game keeper from Hampshire, who married Tractor Driver from Shropshire, and Hazel, who moved from Leicestershire plus two ponies, cat, duck, rabbit, guinea pig and bird-to be with J. Love me, love my labrador/ferret/sheep is a significant theme.
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?