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My D.I.Y. ‘Long Bob’ Haircut.

Good Morning to you, . And so we start another warm day, although there is not very much blue sky showing at all. . Yesterday turned out to be a very good day indeed. My ‘chancey’ hair experiment went very, very well. I was ‘Lucky! Lucky! Lucky’ as  would say. . I suddenly made up […]

Tao Porchon-Lynch

Hi, . I was reading about an unusual lady this week, who wowed everyone in Mumbai recntly when  at an event there. She is called Tao Porchon-Lynch. She re-located from India to America in her thirties. She is a Yoga Master, having practiced for the past 70 years, and she still teaches. She is 93. […]

Old People.

Hello Peeps, . I was just reading one of those staples that you find in newspapers regularly. . You know the one I mean, where old people well over the age of 100 are asked why they have managed to reach such an impossible age, and what they put their longevity down to. . The […]

Who Gives A Fuck!

hs. . Oh God, I have just been so bored, bored, bored, with a series of bloody television programmes which I had pre-recorded and suddenly decided to watch while Big H had one of his infamous five hour baths. . They were all about various aspects of body image, plastic surgery, and peoples’ feelings about […]

102 Is A Magic Number.

Hi Peeps, . Even very old people can find excitement…..if they have the nerve to . . A while ago there were more saddening headlines about older people being uprooted willy-nilly from their nursing homes before being scattered away from their friends and routines, into new places whether they wish to go or not. . […]

Things You CANNOT Do.

Hey, . Hoping that Thursday is going well with you. . Today I am in a much more laid-back frame of mind, so I am not feeling the need to make you share in my worries as ….so no bed bugs or spiders today then. All is mellow with me. . My visit to the […]

The Incredible Ageing Woman.

Hi, . Today I woke to surprisingly bright sunshine, and forecasts promise a couple of days of unseasonably good, warm weather. Yeah, possibly, but the seasons pass inexorably no matter what we prefer, or how much we protest their change. . It is the same with life. All of us worry about the unwelcome effects […]

All Roads Lead To Rome.

Hi, . Oh dear, I am up early again this morning, and it is getting depressingly wintry now. It is seven am now and it is still darkish, as well as being a bit chilly in the house, as the central heating is not set to switch on until 7.30. . There are many beautiful […]

Youth Is Wasted On The Young ‘Cos They Don’t Yet Know The Horrible Alternative To It!

Hi Folks, . Good morning to you. . This unusual weather is continuing apace. . Yesterday it rained all morning, but at lunchtime everything cleared up and we decided it was an unmissable chance to get the top down and go out to get some very necessary shopping, if we wanted to continue to eat […]

Accept No Limits.

Hello people of all ages, . I had a birthday recently and had to face the unwelcome thought that I am getting to be significantly aged. . That brings with it many stereotypes which are held by other people. It covers stuff like expecting to see excessively wrinkled decrepit looking people, who cannot function without […]