{FD} Lovelorn man casts off 2,000 messages in bottles, is told to stop littering

When 49-year-old widower Craig Sullivan decided to dive back into the dating pool, he went with what he thought was a grand romantic gesture over swiping right on Tinder: The Scot took a week in mid-July and tossed 2,000 message-carrying bottles into waters around the United Kingdom, in the hopes that “you might open one and read a message,” he says.