“It’s nerve-racking, socialising with people you don’t know,” she says.
“They just want to see if they like the look of the photo, you’re a similar age, and that you don’t live 600 miles away.” And what if Lindsay’s dream man flashes up on her screen? “It’s amazing how easy it is to talk yourself out of a date.” The Get Muddy app Android and i Phone users can download the Get Muddy app for free on the App Store, log in via their Muddy Matches account (or register an account if they are not already a member) and add/edit a quick profile, ready to start messaging other singles at the Country Life Fair.
This was also the experience of Lucy Reeves, from Northamptonshire, who founded Muddy Matches in 2007, aged 25, with her sister Emma, who was 27 at the time.
They’d failed to meet anyone through Young Farmers, and while they enjoyed going to rural events such as the CLA Game Fair and Badminton Horse Trials, they only ever met up with people they knew. I’d be surrounded by good-looking, like-minded people my age but I didn’t have the nerve to barge up to them and introduce myself,” Lucy says.
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