Not off to the cruise quite yet, but I’m just about to start packing that capsule wardrobe! So, continuing with the theme of ageing, and I know I’ve written about this before, but, in my view ageing is hard work. Not that I’m saying you don’t work hard when you’re
Hello again and thank you for making the last two posts the most read ever! And not too difficult to see why, as hair can be a fraught issue at any age. This third post on hair is on tips for hair removal. Someone suggested I might do that and
If there’s one thing the many articles in the press are saying about New Year’s resolutions is that they’re never kept beyond January. Hmm. What do you think about this whole business of resolving to do something different, or better in the New Year? Actually, I think Christmas has, sadly,
I’ve just written a guest blog for Maddy at Home (being published late Thursday) where I say that most of the time I ignore my age. But let’s look at this in more depth. For instance, I see Helen Mirren has been interviewed in Saturday’s Guardian Weekend about life, the
After my last post someone said to me, ‘you could stain your legs’, and described how her mother used tea, and then a brown pencil to imitate the back seam of those old-fashioned stockings. Wow, that was an evocative glimpse of the past that brought memories of my mother to
Summer is not my favourite season. Why? Ok, it’s all about my skin, and exposing said skin. The day I wrote this blog post it was cloudy, grey and raining, and a bit cooler, and I went ‘yippee I can wear my leggings and cover up my legs, woo hoo,
There are times, you know, when I do more exercise in my head than in actuality. If you asked me a couple of weeks ago how much exercise I did, I’d be saying ‘oh, I go to seniors gym and do a yoga session once a week’. But do I?
I don’t seem to have got the immediate response to things I see in the media quite right yet! Anyway, Sali Hughes wrote an article a couple of weeks ago about being almost 40, which to her is a landmark birthday. To keep the years at bay she set out