Tags » Older Women

Cookies in the Pew by Sarah Pollock

Last Sunday I watched a teen girl walk up to one of the elderly women in church and hand her a homemade loaf of bread.  The smile that came to this lady’s face made me smile as well.  711 more words


Oldies are killing the world economy, but don't worry Dame Helen will save the day!

In a cheery Monday morning headline, the Telegraph proclaims that ‘Oldies are killing the world economy‘ but before we can draw breath to protest also suggests ‘they’ could also come to the rescue.   363 more words

In The News

Mindfulness: The 'Eat, Pray, Love' of Retirement

There’s something about not working that has finally got me excited. It’s not that I’ve taken up pottery, found the garden or gone all Mary Berry in the kitchen. 879 more words


The curious sexual lands of the ageing celibate


She drifts from the car park towards her office, but the car keys slither between her fingers, she fumbles them, and finds herself plummeting, arms trying to remember how to save her trunk. 1,798 more words

Colouring In

I tried something new (for me) this evening. I scanned a monochrome life drawing I did some time ago and uploaded it onto my Samsung Galaxy Tablet Note 8. 66 more words


Worse Than Speed Dating!

Okay now I must say I have never been Speed Dating. In fact, only one person I know has ever done it. He had an awful experience. 309 more words

This is really Kate

Enough of the interplay between Kath and Kate, this is me this time.  I said a couple of blogs ago that I had had the delight of being re-connected with my sister and an old friend through my kindle. 283 more words