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Challenging age perception

I’ve had an interesting ‘when age perception becomes a challenge’ week which started on a conference call that consisted of relatively new websites being evaluated. One stood out above the rest for me with this headline ‘most americans over fifty want to age at home’...

Life After Fifty

The year I turned fifty, I was living in Manhattan on 5th Avenue in the Village. My husband and I had recently bought and renovated the small apartment ourselves. Our business as interior designers and contractors was successful, we had a list of clients who continued...

Solo-Travellers & Holiday retreats in Provence

Apparently over 50% of holidaymakers this year will be solo-travellers with self-discovery  high up on the list things to do!  Yoga & relaxation is an overall favourite, and well-deserved retreats a close second.  And if being lonely worries you, remember going...

Do I wish I was thirty-five again?

Recently I turned 61 and celebrated with my partner of twenty-seven years, we both reminisced  about my first birthday celebration we'd shared  together, which was  when I'd turned thirty-five!  We'd spent a romantic time in Paris and a picture taken of me is still...

New Beginnings when you least expect them

At fifty I was immersed in my work and convinced I would never retire, what a boring life that would be… But at sixty I had a complete change of heart and left pretty much everything behind me – work, my husband, step children, family, cats, and most of my belongings...

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