But just before I was due to set off, he rang to say he had changed his mind. Online dating for older people sounds such a good idea, and ever more of us are signing up in the hope of meeting a wonderful new partner.
In addition to connecting you to potential dates around you, the app also links you to their Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.
The online dating scene has evolved beyond the swipe-left/swipe- right strategy.
The Estonian dating application claims to help those looking for love find it faster than they can do themselves.
The app also offers users a range of other free services that make finding dates a whole lot easier.
Instead of sending selfies to your match, you can send a video greeting to them.