Searcys at The Gherkin
The Height of Great Dining – Searcys at The Gherkin

Here’s what Kim had to say about her visit to Searcys at The Gherkin … If you’ve been searching high and low for a special venue in which to celebrate a milestone…

amphora aromatics shea butter and lavender moisturiser
My Summer Likes
Whipped Lavender & Chamomile Shea Butter Moisturiser You know, how every now and again, you come across a new product and it immediately goes on to your must-have list?  Well this has…
green people age defy+
Green People Age Defy+

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been trying out the Green People Age Defy+ range and I’ve got to say I’m pretty impressed. I’ve been a fan of Green People since…

Braun ActivScan™ 9 in use
The Braun ActivScan™ 9 Blood Pressure Monitor

We’ve been pretty good when it comes to health monitoring. We’ve had a basic electronic blood pressure monitor called ‘Sphygmo’ for several years now.  We use him quite frequently to keep on…

EatFirst – Gourmet Meal Delivery

EatFirst Gourmet Meals Over the years we’ve tried a few of the various meal-delivery services that are out there but haven’t ever been won over by any of them. A few members…

The mv Raymonde
A River Cruise in France With Great Rail Journeys

We all love a bit of an adventure, especially a travel adventure.  As regular readers will no-doubt be aware, we had our BIG adventure in 2017.  Last week, however, we had an…

Serious Readers Reading Lights
Eyesight Getting Worse? Try a Serious Readers Reading Light!

Been looking for a decent reading light since Year Dot?  Well look no more! If you’ve found that you need to stretch your arm out to see things closely or stand by…

Elsa's Natural Deodorants
Elsa’s Natural Deodorant

Elsa’s Organic Skincare Once upon a time a young woman called Henrietta decided to have a go at making her own natural deodorant.  Henrietta’s Mum’s name is Elsa. Like many women, Elsa’s…

Clearabee BeeBag
A House Declutter

We’re thinking of selling our house! That sounds quite positive, exciting, even romantic in some eyes. To me, as soon as the For Sale board went up alarm bells started ringing very…

Moorland Garden Hotel Afternoon Tea
Moorland Garden Hotel

Tucked away just off the Tavistock Road, north of Plymouth is one of the nicest surprises we’ve had in a while.  The Moorland Garden Hotel is nestled just at the bottom end…


Reviews by the over 50s are few and far between if you take a look at many of the review sites out there.  review starsMr and Mrs 50 Plus have a lot to say about things they buy and places they go.  However,  you wouldn’t know it from the dearth of reviews by the over 50s online. It’s as if the over fifties are an invisible group!

Reviews, ratings, word-of-mouth recommendations? Most of us like to know what other people think before we buy a product.  Similarly we like to find out what reviewers think before we go and book a hotel or holiday.  Let’s be fair, most of us check it TripAdvisor before we go to stay anywhere!

Some of’s reviews are review feature articles, whereas others are simply images with brief comments. We will shortly be adding a section where you will be able to review products too.