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Approaching The Big Five 0

Years ago, it felt like it would be a big deal to hit being 50. But now it’s on this summer’s horizon, I realise it’s really just another birthday. A …

Tim Drake, our resident optimist
The Optimist

I’m an optimist.  For me the glass isn’t half full. It’s two thirds full. I believe that because it’s true. It’s my reaction to the miserablist media …

Tony Drury
Damn it – I’m ageing

I’m bloody ageing and I hate it. A schoolgirl offered me her seat on the tube train the other day. I accepted it because I was feeling rather tired. E…


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Here on our Quintastic Blog you can read our thoughts, rants, raves and opinions.

Mr and Mrs 50 Plus will be having their say and other guest bloggers will occasionally pop up too.

We All Love a Rant

Let’s face it we all love a rant and most of us like to sing the praises of something that’s particularly impressed us. Sometimes we just want to ‘talk’!

Whether it’s because our utility company is being an obnoxious pain in the you know what, we’ve loved a film or had a fantastic holiday.

There’ll be regular stuff to get you thinking about everyday life, perhaps occasionally with a hint of a growl, but more often than not with a smile and a tongue in cheek.

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Take a look too at our Quintastic People – profiles of people who are 50 plus and fantastic with it.

You can also take a look at our Authors page to see a little bit more about our Quintastic Blog contributors.