Holiday Convenience with Holiday Extras

Regular readers may recall that we often discuss all the extras, such as airport hotel and parking that need to accompany our holidays abroad.  On this occasion we needed to leave our car at Heathrow for a holiday we took…

Entertaining New Walking Guides

Below, Jon Cox tells us how he and his mate Pete decided to embark on a quintastic new venture in their 50s. Read how you too can ‘Get Sparky with Sparky Walking Guides …. “That’s not a nuclear bunker, is…

Wales in Patagonia

Who knew that there was a piece of Wales in Patagonia?! Here, Hilary Bradt tells us about her trip to Patagonia ….. In 1973 my husband George and I travelled slowly down the length of South America. We were on…

Midlife Crisis at 50!

We’ve all heard of people having a midlife crisis at 50 well here’s how one quintastic man handled his. Author Alan Heeks explains how organic gardening methods helped him to cultivate human nature and recover from burnout at 50. I…

Some 2024 Must-Haves

For most of January I was convalescing after a pretty major op in December. So I’ve had plenty of opportunities to try out my various Christmas bits and bobs. From wearing my fab new necklace from Claire Hill Designs every…

Where Do Silver Singles Have The Best Chance Of Finding Love This Valentine’s Day?

The latest research by over-50’s property specialists, Quickmove Properties, has revealed where across the nation is home to the highest percentage of silver singles ahead of Valentine’s Day and how downsizing to a modern park home development could lead to…

You Must Say ‘No’!

If you want to lose weight then say No, says Tony Drury …. It’s a daft joke: Person One: “When did you start to lose a few pounds?” Person Two: “When I stood on some ‘Speak Your Weight’ scales and…