The Amalfi Coast

A Guide to 5 of Europe’s Best Destinations for Over 50s

Mawgan Porth Beach
The Bedruthan Hotel

Bedruthan Hotel is an imposing, impressive building set in one of Cornwall’s most impressive locations. …

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A Short Break At The Scarlet Hotel in Cornwall

Sometimes you visit a place and you simply never want to leave. The Scarlet Hotel…

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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 who try to brainwash us into believing the world is going to hell…

Make-Up for Mature Eyes

I’m 55, and like many women my age and older, I have found that there’s no way I can apply my make-up the same as when I was younger. So I’ve been looking at videos on YouTube to try and…

Win Amphora Aromatics’ Aromatherapy Blends and a Ceramic Diffuser
Amphora Aromatics has launched a range of 100% pure essential oil blends to boost well-being and instantly transform mood and atmosphere.  From relaxing and balancing to head clearing and stimulating, the new range includes six aromatherapy blends – Sleep, Energise,…
Some of the Best Foods for the Immune System
The immune system: our very own biological fortress against illness and infection. If only that was the case, some will gripe.  For these systems – far from protecting us – often seem to let us down, opening the floodgates to…
We Took a Silver Gap Year
We Took a Silver Gap Year As a couple approaching our ‘middle years’, we had talked many times about our hopes and aspirations.  What would we do when we retire? When would we retire? Why should we retire? One thing…
How Did I Get These?

“In 1990, at the height of my Fitness Instructor career, when I was 38 years of age, my lovely and wise GP told me: “My dear, your left hip has the onset of osteo-arthritis!”  “This could not be right!”, my…

Charles Gulland – The Glamping Man

There’s a famous line in Lawrence of Arabia – “Big things have small beginnings”. When a boy who was born in Galloway eventually becomes a successful national business owner, this famous phrase really does ring true! Charles spent his childhood…