She received three Half Blues, and a Full Blue, both skiing and playing cricket for the University.On Graduation, Charly was awarded a Varsity Trust Scholarship to fund her Masters Degree. Not to mention all the whizzy new dating apps, such as Tinder and Happn (where you swipe through a sea of faces on your smartphone).
And while I applaud a youthful spirit, why doesn't 'Midlife Man' mention his age (like the rest of us on the site)? He says that when he courted her on Match.com, he did not know of her job in a fully equipped dungeon.'Well, at 50 they may be going through a bit of a sea-change,' I tried to explain.
By 50-plus you'll be a grown-up with a loyal circle of friends and family, fulfilling work/life projects and a sense of who you really are in the world. 'They may have left a marriage, been made redundant, had a mid-life crisis and decided to travel.
In 2008 she received a Masters in Broadcast Journalism, from the University of Westminster.
During her Masters course, Charly made documentaries in Soweto about homegrown South African AIDS & HIV initiatives, and in the Philippines about Freedom of Speech and the murders of Filipino journalists.
She jumped out of airplanes, did bungee jumps, climbed mountains and ran Marathons, all with a camera in her hand.
In 2007, the magazine Cosmopolitan awarded Charly an Ultimate Woman of The Year Award.
And it's good to be put into a situation where you can't fall back on your usual defences.
The men I've met have made me laugh, blush, think seriously about kissing and (yes) weep. Sex tends not to be on the agenda on a first date (unlike twentysomethings, who hook up with wild abandon).
But then I dabbled in online dating in my mid-40s after I accepted a passionate on-off relationship was going nowhere. Online sites offered lengthy biographies, reams of photos, likes and dislikes.