Studying In Retirement – For The Love Of Learning! 

Since retiring, I’ve certainly been enjoying the extra time. I’m making a noticeable dent in my to-be-read pile, and though my husband seems to have more of a brain for it, I’m trying to get better at sudoku.   But what I’d really like to do is complete a postgraduate degree that I never managed to […]

The New, and Very Old Treatment for Diabetic Wounds

Falling down that Facebook scroll rabbit hole, I came across a story about some maxillofacial surgeons who came face to face with a superbug.  Their patients developed deep (and growing) infections in their facial tissue and none of the modern anti-biotics could stop these wounds from worsening.  In desperation, they turned to a traditional method […]

16 essential pieces for your spring capsule wardrobe

The turn of the seasons is the ideal time to do a wardrobe audit and reboot; and the fresh energy of spring is perhaps the best time of all. When spring is on the horizon we begin to dream of time outdoors, and lighter brighter colours and prints are on our wardrobe wish lists. I […]

Be a happy Empty Nester and avoid Empty Nest Depression

Will you be a happy empty nester or will you struggle with empty nest depression? Leanne Le Cras shares tips for preparing for and enjoying your empty nest. Leanne successfully launched her two fledglings several years ago and has written extensively about being an empty nester. [This is a guest post by Leanne Le Cras […]

Clothes for older women; How to build a capsule wardrobe for midlife and beyond

Transitioning clothes from your working life to retirement is a challenge for many older women. I recommend you start with building a capsule wardrobe from what you already have, and refine it over time as you settle into your new lifestyle. A process I have found useful is to familiarise yourself with the basics of […]

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