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I have been pen palling for a while now does anyone else do this and is there somewhere on the site for this? It would be nice to write to people on here if they were interested.


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Bigjon
11th Jun 2021 20:02:21 (Last activity: 25th Jun 2021 14:30:57)
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Hi everyone.
Its my first time on here and not exactly sure how to express myself but I'll try my best. Very tough time recently with several close breakups including family, friends and partner to cut a long story short - looking for some like minded people to converse with on a social, fun and intellectual level - I consider myself an articulated person who can have a discussion ranging from many different subject and topics- hope to converse with someone soon.
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Response from PatriciaB96 made on 12th Jun 2021 14:08:02
Good afternoon Bigjon , welcome to the site, I hope you will make lots of new friends here.
Response from CarolAnne01 made on 25th Jun 2021 14:30:57
Hi Bigjon
Welcome to the site - I hope you make lots of new friends.
I too am looking to chat to new people. I’m sorry you’ve gone through such a tough time recently and I would be more than happy to chat to you.
It’s been rough during this lockdown and I’ve felt isolated and lonely myself and have always loved social interaction.
Would like to find out more about you and see if we have interests in common.
Look forward to hearing from you - though not sure how this works
My email address is [email protected]
melmoth
31st May 2021 23:19:17
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Reply to me and I will write.
Pen and paper.
Giveupnow
29th Jan 2021 16:19:10 (Last activity: 29th May 2021 14:28:17)
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Retired merchant seaman miss the travel a lot now looking after my wife who has dementia so on the lonely side of life looking 4 a mature female for a chat buddy. My hobbies are astronomy and the piano so if anyone out there I am here for a chat.

It's a big world out there and I have seen most of it but it can be a lonely place

many thanks and stay safe
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Response from luteroom made on 8th Feb 2021 06:24:38
Hello Giveupnow - I am using this for the first time. Was actually looking for penpals, but then came across this website - Silversurfers.com
how apropos!
I am just over 60 years old, love music & studied piano for a number of years. Miss playing the piano. Divorced & like to travel, but not during times like these. Hopefully this will soon pass. Do not know much about astronomy but do find it fascinating.
Best wishes to you & your wife
Luteroom (it’s supposed to be Literoom)
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Response from Niftychat made on 4th Apr 2021 22:39:05
Hi Giveupnow, sadly I have nursed people with dementia, and you can find it a lonely place to be in. Anytime you just want to chat or rant please feel free to get in touch.
Response from CarolAnne01 made on 27th Apr 2021 18:51:09
Hi Giveupnow
Not the easiest of tasks caring for someone with dementia, it’s a 24/7 responsibility so I am sure you get very little time to yourself.
My husband who, is now in from leukaemia,, is not the greatest conversationalist so I now find myself with time to spare. We’ve had a tough 3/4 years, with treatments, hospitalisation and a compromised immune system which meant little or no socialising with family or friends and COVID has only exacerbated my feelings of loneliness and isolation.
My saving grace are my two grown up children and three grandchildren who keep me sane and focused.
If you feel you’d like to chat then please contact me.
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Response from CarolAnne01 made on 28th Apr 2021 09:54:56 > @Sally - Silversurfer's Editor
Many thanks Sally - this is all very new to me. Not sure how my bio is put out there for people to comment
Just thought it would be nice to chat to like minded people
Response from Lr5099 made on 29th May 2021 14:28:17 > @Sally - Silversurfer's Editor
I dont know my way around. Any helpful suggestions?
Lr5099
29th May 2021 14:26:57
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Online chatting right now
Johnny reb69
15th May 2021 11:02:09 (Last activity: 15th May 2021 13:45:02)
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Not sure how this works
Response from PatriciaB96 made on 15th May 2021 13:45:02
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fiona789
31st Jan 2021 19:46:06 (Last activity: 27th Apr 2021 18:05:39)
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Hi, I have recently joined this site and would be interested in having some pen pals to keep in touch with as I am on my own and with these current restrictions missing interaction with other people.
Response from Onedayatatime made on 21st Feb 2021 16:09:05
Hi Fiona. I've never had a pen pal before and would love to be able to communicate with you. I'm a very young at heart 72yr old. Women. Married with three grown up children. Lots of hobbies and interests and enjoy learning about other people and their interests. Hope to hear back from you. Best wishes Brenda.
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Response from PatriciaB96 made on 22nd Feb 2021 10:29:54
Good morning and welcome to the site, I hope you will make lots of new friends here
Response from Niftychat made on 4th Apr 2021 22:44:11
Hi Fiona, I am on my own too. I have recently lost my husband and although I am with his family in Wales, I will be going back home soon to Spain. Then I am definitely alone. A penpal would be great for me to just chat about anything and nothing.
Response from MargaretB224 made on 27th Apr 2021 16:12:11 > @Sally - Silversurfer's Editor
i am a widow of 85 ,yrs I LIKE writing letters or in an on line club i live in England in a country village .... as opposed to town , prefer pals my age group as opposed to young
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flojojo
17th Mar 2021 14:52:50 (Last activity: 5th Apr 2021 21:50:09)
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Hi, I’m looking for a penpal/penpals and would be interested in writing to you. I’m 66, recently retired, which due to lockdown is not going very well. I have 5 children, all grown up and left home, 14 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and my trusty Boxer rescue dog. I like reading, films/dramas, quiz shows, cooking, travel and being in the company of good friends. Fingers crossed we might become great penpals
Response from JinnyF made on 5th Apr 2021 19:28:13
Hi flojojo, I am 63, with 4 grown children, 10 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren & my loyal companion is a staffie. We have similar families & interests. I like to read & love watching a good drama or film. I don't really cook much anymore, no point for 1, its mainly microwave these days. I do love to travel, but of course we can't at moment. I am always trying to lose weight & get fit, which has also suffered through the lockdowns, but I am always trying. I play a lot of PC games to keep myself occupied, do quizzes etc. It would be lovely to have a penpal
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Response from flojojo made on 5th Apr 2021 21:50:09 > @JinnyF
Hi, how lovely to hear from you and what a lot we seem to have in common. I to am always trying to diet and get fit, but must admit without a lot of success, but hey ho it is what it is. I’m just watching the new drama on Channel 5 called Intruder, it is on for the next 4 nights. Today has been good in so much as things will move further on next Monday, more shops open, hairdressers (thank goodness) plus lots of other things. Where in the country do you live? I live in the county of Kent in a house overlooking the sea. I would very much like to be your penpal and look forward to getting to know you better and hopefully forming a new friendship, regards Jocelyn
sherlock52
17th Mar 2021 16:26:34 (Last activity: 29th Mar 2021 10:24:48)
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Hi Flojojo hope you don't mind me replying to your penpal and if you ever want to chat here i am all the best Bob
Response from flojojo made on 18th Mar 2021 16:17:24
Hi Bob, thank you for replying and it’s lovely to hear from you. I’m always up for a chat and look forward to hearing from you again
Response from sherlock52 made on 29th Mar 2021 10:24:48 > @flojojo
Hi flojo many thanks for reply hope all is well with you and we can have a chat all the best Bob
Catlover59
28th Dec 2020 18:10:31 (Last activity: 28th Mar 2021 21:53:16)
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I am a 61 year old lady, living in Staffordshire with my kitten and my budgie, it can be a bit challenging with these two at times. I enjoy genealogy, gardening, walking and spending time with my children and Grandson. I am just looking to have a nice chat with someone and hopefully to join conversations.
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Response from AnneW61 made on 2nd Jan 2021 21:30:44
Hi Catlover 59, i would love to be your pen pal. I have two tabby cats and they are wonderful company. please feel free to contact me - [email protected]
Response from Nuttyknitter1 made on 23rd Feb 2021 13:16:40
Hi cat lover 59 my name is Sandra I am 63 going on 23 I love baking knitting sewing chatting and real life murders. Hope to hear from you soon to start chatting.
Response from CaroleAH made on 25th Feb 2021 00:33:34 > @Nuttyknitter1
How can you love real life murders?
Response from KellyGirl made on 28th Feb 2021 17:07:23 > @Nuttyknitter1
ok, that was a cute introduction: "I love... ....real life murders." 😉
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Response from barbj56 made on 28th Mar 2021 21:53:16 > @AnneW61
Hi Catlover
I went to senior school in Staffordshire. Where abouts do you live?
I live in Canada now but would enjoy being a pen pal too !
sherlock52
13th Mar 2021 09:38:40
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HI Meeka hope all is well I am a genuine chatter on all life styles no scams no rudeness just like to chat please reply if you just want to chat many thanks Bob
GrannyGranny
16th Feb 2021 23:00:12
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Hi I would like to chat as friends anytime
GrannyGranny
16th Feb 2021 22:57:32
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Albatross
14th Feb 2021 13:18:32 (Last activity: 15th Feb 2021 13:26:16)
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Anyone there from the Orkney/Shetland Isles, the Outer Hebrides or rural Wales. Would love to hear how your life has changed in the last year.
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Response from Albatross made on 15th Feb 2021 13:26:16 > @Sally - Silversurfer's Editor
Thank you
optimise
31st Dec 2020 11:01:41 (Last activity: 8th Feb 2021 12:03:51)
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Hello - I have just joined this site.

I have been retired for a while now and recently returned from living in France, after a divorce, to live in the UK. This is the first time in my life that I have sought a pen-pal, I might have done so sooner but I seem to have had a full enough life with my wife, and multiple activities, including choir, running a book club, attending a French conversation group, hiking and travelling, A few years ago I was also going into the mountains regularly, until an accident cut down activities in this area.

I have 3 children in England, with whom I can share time, but with whom contact is restricted at the moment because of Covid 19. I am also in touch with my ex-wife on a regular basis. And I am in regular touch with friends in the UK and France.

I am looking to have a connection to anyone out there, wherever they may be in the world - male or female, who spends much of their time on their own and who would like to share their experiences and interests with me. I am not looking for romance, but for a meaningful relationship.
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Response from AnneW61 made on 2nd Jan 2021 21:28:19
Hi Optimise, i will be your pen pal. Please contact me and we can begin from there. I live in Wales UK and you sound interesting. I can fill you in about myself through email message would love to chat - [email protected]
Response from Sisternurse made on 8th Feb 2021 11:14:46
Hi Optimise .... are you looking for more than one pen pal ??? I’m happy to get in touch ... I live in Sydney Australia ....... ! Do let me know if you would like to get in touch.
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hollyp
2nd Feb 2021 15:14:21 (Last activity: 2nd Feb 2021 18:10:03)
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hi there
Well, there's a lot more you have to know about me. I'm also charming, fun to be with, open-minded and a genuine person. I do agree that life is a wonderful to live. I'm a hardworking woman and I give importance to the people around me especially my family that's why I strive hard to earn something like in my daily needs and for my goals and dreams in life. I'm adventurous; I like the beauty of nature and exploring God's wonderful creation. I love going to the beach too. How about you? If you can relate in me, write me and let's talk about life, happiness and love.

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minkele
8th Nov 2020 16:51:55 (Last activity: 20th Jan 2021 23:03:32)
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I have been searching for a site to find pen pals, but it seems that this idea is no longer in exisstence. I can't understand why.

I would love to have contact with genuine pen pals, not dates et., etc. I live in NW London suburb and have a number of interests, including books, classical music, french, current events and History of Everyday Things. I am female and of advanced years.
Response from Spense made on 20th Nov 2020 22:19:01
Hi Minkele,

I am an older, retired widow in the USA, in West Michigan. specifically. I am interested in having pen pals on the internet or even replying on here and from different parts of the world. I am interested in what life is like for you, what you do, if you are employed. I also read a lot... just about anything. Fantasy, classics, murder mysteries, biographies and esp. have an interest in the history of England. I also enjoy music, the range can depend on the day, from old country, jazz, rock and roll, other genres also. I was raised primarily on classical music and what training I had as a child in piano was classical training. I also went through a period of training for gospel music, however, that did not last long as my teacher moved.

I have always enjoyed traveling, however, it is pretty much vicariously through others rather than my actual traveling. Altho' Michigan is a pretty and diverse state here, my daughter, who lives with me, and I do try to wander about when we have the time. She is a teacher of enrichment classes at one of the charter schools here. Right now, she is teaching gardening, conventional as well as hydroponic, and art.

I am an animal lover. I have always had dogs my entire life. At this point, I do senior rescues of dogs primarily...and because of my age, stick with the smaller breeds, altho' my first love is the larger breeds. My body just doesn't want to cooperate with the care of the larger dogs. We also have a cat that I would classify as a senior, he is getting up there in years also.

I have 2 children, a son and a daughter, 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren with 2 more foster girls hopefully coming into the family soon as daughters.

I worked many years with the public and the court system here in Family Court. I also did various clerical jobs, secretarial positions and even worked in a sheet metal shop. (think forming the metal parts of desks, file cabinets and such.) My last employment was for a company that makes the vanes for jet airplane engines. Very interesting and challenging also. Needless to say, I liked the variety over my working years rather than just one job forever.... I would have gone crazy.... Well, hope to hear from you... and that we can connect on a regular basis. Spense.
Response from PurpleHat made on 26th Dec 2020 16:35:57 > @Spense
Hi Spence, I am also an older retired widow living with my daughter in the Welsh Hills,in the boundaries of a National Park with beautiful countryside and hills of Wales to keep me sane in these terrible times. Your list of likes and things you do sounds very much like mine I joined this site just to exchange comments,and keep in touch with the world outside my limits these days. If you are interested in just exchanging comments on life here in the UK and how it is with you in general, that would be fine with me.
Response from Wowbagger made on 20th Jan 2021 22:54:14
Hello Minkele!

I am keen on letter-writing - proper pen, paper, stamps - that sort of thing. I'm quite happily married but I don't see a lot of point in writing to my wife as we are retired and spend all day in each other's company.

I used to write a lot of letter 30 or more years ago, when email and instant electronic messages weren't A Thing. Now I've come to realise that a hand-written letter on good paper written with a quality fountain pen is a work of art and something to treasure. It's also a god way to use up some lockdown time!

I've started a series of correspondences with various people - daughter in Melbourne, sister of a friend (Toronto) - anyone who is interested and will reply.
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20th Jan 2021 07:16:10 (Last activity: 20th Jan 2021 08:04:33)
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wightyiw
8th Jan 2021 23:10:43
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Hi , I live on the beautiful Isle of Wight and have been here now for over forty years. I am retired and have a wonderful Bichon Frise called Kimi. I am looking for a friend to chat with and hoped I would find someone through Silver Surfers.
AnneW61
2nd Jan 2021 21:43:36
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HI i live in a Welsh valley here in the UK and am widowed these past ten years. I live alone with my two tabby cats. I have one son. My life is lonely but never boring and i like to draw cartoons. I also like to write poetry and have one book published.

at the moment i am trying to volunteer for a befriending service in my area. I already have two pen pals. If anyone on here is lonely and needs to chat please feel free to contact me : -

[email protected]

anytime!
2gobeyond2insanity
9th Dec 2020 07:18:58 (Last activity: 2nd Jan 2021 21:35:30)
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Hello, new in here, how does this work?
I guess for me to be in this website is basically my life's at a changing point,
Not sure if this would help..but here i am.
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Response from Bubbles1978 made on 24th Dec 2020 01:47:09
Hello, I'm not sure how this works either. I am looking for someone to talk to about everyday ups and downs. If you would be interested in chatting please let me know.
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Response from AnneW61 made on 2nd Jan 2021 21:35:30
Hi, if you are interested in friendship and chats i am your gal. Please contact anytime and i will attempt to respond. - [email protected]
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