After dessert, I excused myself and, when I came back, Derek tried to give me a lot of money by passing it across the table. I felt so embarrassed, as people sitting at the next table might have misread it! I know Derek’s intentions were well-meant, and that he will find love and make someone a wonderful partner. I have to admit, I’ve had a difficult period of my life recently, as I have lost both my youngest son, to pancreatic cancer, and my brother in the past couple of months.I like a man to have a strong character and be full of fun, and I’m sure in the future, Derek will be just that. Unless you have lost a son or daughter, no one can appreciate the devastation when this dreadful situation occurs.I was married for 25 years and have three children and five wonderful grandchildren.I keep very active, playing badminton, walking and even desperately trying to learn to play the piano — although I’m not very good.When I saw Derek coming towards me, I knew straight away that he wasn’t my type facially, although he was tall and very smartly dressed.He had bought me a little gift, which was very thoughtful of him — but after we had exchanged the initial pleasantries, I did think he was a little too gushing about how lovely it was to meet me and about my appearance.Thankfully, the evening exceeded all my expectations.The restaurant was brilliant, with a beautiful Art Deco design and wonderful staff.
Although Shou doesn't help her at all and even mistreats her, Kyouko still believes that all her efforts (working several part-time jobs, paying all his expenses, acting as his housemaid) will be eventually repaid with love and gratitude.Every week, we send a couple out for dinner and report back on their blind date.This week, 71-year-old Derek Guard had dinner at Le Caprice restaurant in London with Doreen Jacob, 72.Until last year, I had been in a relationship for five years, which ended amicably.Now, I have a few male friends, but nobody special.