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Narrowboat Holidays Are Such Fun

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COVID19 Lockdown Woes

2020 was to have been an adventurous travel year for us until something got in…

Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat
Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat – A Fab Lake District Holiday

Read about our relaxing family holiday at Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat in The Lake District.…

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Narrowboat Holidays Are Such Fun

Mr and Mrs 50 Plus have been on a few narrowboat holidays. Read about or latest adventure on the canals below … At the beginning of 2020 we’d (optimistically, in retrospect) booked a couple of holidays, evenly spaced throughout the…

Reef-Friendly SunScreens

Ever thought about reef-friendly sunscreens or green suncreams? Yes they do a great job of protecting us from sun damage, but some sunscreens have less than desirable effects on our oceans. Two chemicals in popular chemical sunscreens – oxybenzone and…

Brits Choose A Healthier Dream Life In Spain

Property Guides have recently conducted research around the increasing desire for Brits to buy property in sunny Spain. The company surveyed 2,800 participants to find out why Spain is such a desirable destination and if the latest UK issues (such…

Win 1 of 5 Signed Copies of Dead Pretty by Candy Denman

Fancy winning a signed copy of the brilliant book Dead Pretty by Candy Denman? To celebrate the publication of ‘Guilty Party’ the third in the Dr Callie Hughes medical thriller series by Candy Denman, we are giving away five signed…

An App is Helping to Slow the Ageing Process of the Over 60s

The Coronavirus crisis has brought upon us a whole new wave of anxiety, particularly for the most vulnerable in society. However, thousands of people across the UK are turning to an app for support, guidance and confidence in this difficult…

Some Of My Favourite Things …

I realise I usually write about my Top Beauty Products and other treat-type bits and bobs. The thing is, sometimes in life, your fave thing of the moment can be the most mundane of items. Hence this month’s Top Picks…

The Doro 8050 Smartphone

I’ve just had the pleasure of using the Doro 8050 for a while and I have to confess, I’m becoming a bit of a convert! I’ve reviewed a couple of phones recently. I’ve been very impressed with the way that…