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The promiseThe following ad appeared in the Lonely Hearts column of Time Out magazine for the week of September 9-16 1992 SUCCESSFUL WRITER 29 gay tall dark handsome seeks non-smoking significant other 25-35 to share love of cinema good food and maybe the Sunday papers Photo telephone essential Box 388 I received 16 replies but one letter stood out for several reasons It was very long - 20 times as long as all the other replies put together - and very serious It made all the other photocopied scrawls and scribbled notes seem like the cynical bids for easy sex they were I met Drew Morgan at the Barbican soon after He was 27 a computer programmer from Queensland Australia on a two-year working holiday visa When I saw the short smart young man marching towards me my immediate reaction was No We spent the afternoon watching a play and in the evening watched television and shared a bottle of champagne Drew confessed that if he drank alcohol at all he preferred a sweeter wine such as Mateus Ros Mateus Ros He had to be kidding No wonder the Bollinger seemed dry Still it did the trick We went to bed One week later we had afternoon tea at the Savoy This time he was more handsome than I had remembered We went on to see Don Giovanni at the Coliseum and then had supper He had a glass of ros I drank champagne The sex was even better this time around Ten days after our first date Drew called to say that he had taken a unit in the Jericho area of Oxford he had been living in Swindon Are we going steady now he asked I laughed Nobody had ever asked me that before It was typical of courteous old-fashioned Drew to put it this way I was ridiculously pleased I had auditioned three other men who had replied to my ad but
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