What I Love About Being A Fiftysomething

If you haven’t grown up by age 50, you don’t have to. Mark Twain might have said that. He certainly said, “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” I am delighted to have been featured on the inspiring blog, Loving The Fifty Something, which encourages Midlifers likeContinue reading “What I Love About Being A Fiftysomething”

A Lockdown Lesson for the Environment as Earth Day Turns 50

“He is much more happy that at ease contemplates the universe as his own, and in it the sun and stars, the pleasing meadows, shades, groves, green banks, stately trees, flowing springs and the wanton windings of a river, than he that with fire and sword disturbs the world, and measures his possessions by theContinue reading “A Lockdown Lesson for the Environment as Earth Day Turns 50”

Living the Dream in Lockdown – Our First Month in Italian Isolation

I vowed always to be honest in my blog and not to pull any punches. Our ‘dream’ lifestyle has many advantages, but it is not always sunshine and rainbows. Living the Dream in Lockdown has not been too bad, but three weeks in, I did have a little wibble.

Stuck at Home and Running Out of Ideas? 5 More Things To Do in Lockdown

Coming up to our fourth week in isolation in Italy and unable to leave the house for over a week, we have had to get creative. Here are a few more ideas to help you while away those hours productively! In case you missed them, you can also check out 10 Tips to Make Covid-19Continue reading “Stuck at Home and Running Out of Ideas? 5 More Things To Do in Lockdown”