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It’s the end of March as I write this post; yes that means the year is a quarter over already. I don’t know about you but I don’t feel as though I have a grip on 2020, it feels instead that it has a grip on me …

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How do you choose your retirement location? We talk to 5 women who have chosen to move to a new location or stayed put. What were their criteria? We have written previously about getting our location wrong and then happily settling in Noosaville. We felt it was time to broaden …

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We have had a mix of experiences as Airbnb guests and share with you our tips for getting the most out of your Airbnb stay. We tell you what has worked well for us and what not so well and we definitely encourage you to give it a go. There …

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Whatever your interests you will easily spend four amazing days in Dublin. The City offers a pastiche of experiences including literary history, distilleries, music, political history, pubs and parks. [This post contains affiliate links. If you click on them to purchase we will earn a small commission, but you won …

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Ageism is all around us, but what is ageism, and are we midlifers and beyond also guilty of being ageist? Ageist attitudes can run up and down the age scales and are often much more internalised than we might think. [This post contains affiliate links. If you click on them …

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Villa holidays can be a luxurious option, but how do you choose the right villa ? Villa Finder have already researched the best villa rentals available in 13 countries across South East Asia, East Asia and the Pacific. Each villa has been visited and ranked and regular check ups are also …

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The thought of Chrismas shopping makes many of us want to just run away and hide, but it doesn’t have to be like that. Use our gift ideas to shop online, avoiding the crowds, minimising your spend, and being confident that everyone will be delighted with your selection …

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As the number of dementia diagnoses climbs in Australia, many of us will either find ourselves caring for a parent with dementia, or facing our own dementia diagnosis. Living with dementia is difficult for everyone concerned, and we share here the story of one family. [This is a guest post …

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Along with shoes, your travel toiletries are likely to be the heaviest things in your suitcase. Try these ideas to lighten your load but still look great. We are always looking for ways to lower the weight in our suitcases, and as we are about to travel for 10 weeks …

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Self help for grief is so important. We all have to deal with grief at various times of our life, so having a kit bag of tips to call on is key to navigating grief as comfortably as possible. Our objective is not to diminish grief or tell you to …

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