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Fast-forward to 2005, when the aptly named Ben Lovegrove added Love Horse to the flying and sailing websites in his internet dating empire, with gratifying results.
‘Our first couple is still together, and we’re getting grateful emails from people who spent Christmas together and are planning skiing holidays,’ says Lucy.
‘Online dating isn’t new, but it’s taken country people longer to catch on because using a computer isn’t naturally part of their work, and they don’t spend long lunch hours sitting around surfing the internet.’ The geography gap can obviously be a problem, but, equally, one might also discover potential marriage material down the road when ‘researching’ on Countryside Love, I was startled to see a stranger who lives in my own village.
In her book Tales from the Country Matchmaker, she recalls would be suitors who reeked of manure and invited their dates to perch on sacks of potatoes.
One farmer wanted to end a relationship, but his lady friend was knitting him a jumper and it would be ‘a waste of wool’.