Today I listened to an interesting conversation on Newstalk FM. George Hook was discussing recruitment and those over 55 with Peter Cosgrove of CPL. The subject was sparked by Lucy Kellaway's article in the Financial Times. (It may be blocked...Read More
No matter what the health benefits dancing is always great fun. At a recent birthday celebration I attended all the birthday girl wanted to do was become a Dancing Queen and celebrate with her friends while ABBA tracks pumped out...Read More
Fáilte Isteach is a community project welcoming migrants through conversational English classes. The project provides the necessary language skills to new migrants in a student-centred, welcoming and inclusive manner while involving predominantly older volunteers and recognising their skills, expertise...Read More
Oscar Wilde once wrote - She tried to look picturesque, but only succeeded in being untidy I am by my nature an untidy person. And to make matters worse the one thing I really hate in life – housework! I...Read More
A big shout out to the people at Yoplait Ireland for their campaign #ILoveMyAge. How great is it to see real Irish olders giving us positive feedback on their age.
“The Business of life is the acquisition of memories” that is one of the numerous insightful statements that the Dowager Countess character played by Maggie Smith in Downton Abbey came out with. I love the sentiment – it’s just so...Read More
If only I’d stayed working with horses, I might be a champion dressage star by now. IF ONLY! Do you have any if onlys? Dreams that might have come true if only….. Are some of those dreams still hanging around...Read More
The say laughter is the best medicine - well creativity is up there too! Recent reports (like this one) have shown that being creative can reduce doctors visits. Researchers discovered that people who engaged in artistic activities, such as painting,...Read More