Are you beginning to feel invisible. You are not alone. Check out these two taking a pop at themselves and society!
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
I can’t wear Black as a fashion statement any more! I have finally, reluctantly, faced this fact. For 50 years it has been my “go-to” colour – or non-colour - for every occasion. It was what I wore to all...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
So the kids have left home. Their bedrooms are empty ....or nearly empty. (They have said that you mustn't get rid of those college notes which are, apparently, “invaluable”. And the teenage “treasures” which you threatened to send to the...Read More
Garlic. You either love it or hate it. And for those who hate it food choices, either in a restaurant or in the deli/prepared food aisles of supermarkets, have dwindled to almost nothing. Its a modern phenomenon ....well, fairly modern!...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
Laura Gardiner, author of the Resolution Foundation's report Stagnation Generation found a range of reasons for the dismal outlook for Millennials when compared to the lot of the Baby Boomer - those born between 1945 and 1965. The report is...Read More