Dating dark welsh
Jones said it was tough to keep up with the fast flow of containers coming down the conveyor belt, making it something of a slapstick comedy routine.
"Half the bottling plant was in stitches watching us," Jones said.
"If you go to the same town all the time and see the same people and you haven't clicked with them, then it's not going to happen," said Jones, who, incidentally, likes backpacking, listening to the Killers and Norah Jones and wants to find an "easygoing woman" who is "not too thin." "Not the sort of supermodel stick type, if you know what I mean," Jones said.
Other farmers, including some in neighboring Ireland, have heard about the novel dating technique and are calling to say they wouldn't mind if their mug was on a milk carton, too.In recent years, more and more of the 3 million people who live in Wales have left the hillside villages and towns for the city, particularly Cardiff, the Welsh capital, and London.Five single farmers -- three men and two women -- have become an overnight sensation in Wales by putting their photos on thousands of plastic milk containers on grocery shelves. " stickers also list a Web site ( where potential suitors can get in touch with them."It started as a bit of lark," said Ian Jones, 30, who came up with the idea and launched it on St.
Since the milk containers hit the stores this week, thousands of people have visited the Web site and Jones and the other farmers have begun receiving letters and dating offers at their homes -- even though they didn't publicize exactly where they live."The addresses are sort of vague, but the postman worked it out," he said.