Earlier this week, I met up with one of my old friends for a nice long chat. Now, when I say “old”, I mean to say that I have known her for a very long time. 921 more words

An amazing 2015 and what next?

If anybody had said at the beginning of this year that I would be cycling through the Alps raising over £10,000  for Hope Against Cancer… 660 more words


2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about…

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How to Turn 51 Gracefully

‘ve never been one of those people who absolutely dreads their birthday. I was married to a man who saw every birthday as a curse and I always wondered why; doesn’t it beat the alternative?” 1,568 more words

Feel-Good Friday

Just Have a Treat, Lady; You Need One!

Angry old lady

For those who know me, know I am very good with seniors. I’m a public speaker who gives lectures at assisted living facilities and libraries. 705 more words

The gift of seeing your spouse age "immediately"

In our ever-increasing age of body modification, the need for perfection seems to include a little nip and tuck, lift or enhance.  With that in mind I sure loved this  refreshing breathe of fresh air.   74 more words

Not the Final Post

When I started writing this blog 10 months ago I had no idea as to how it will be received. I started the blog on the advice of my daughter Hannah who rightly said that to reach as many people as possible with my message I had to embrace social media, including FaceBook. 408 more words