Friday, January 19, 2018


Our favourite moments from the career of Robin Williams


So sad to hear of Robin Williams’ untimely death last week – it’s made us think back to some of his great performances of the last thirty years.  Born in Chicago in 1951, Williams began as a stand-up comedian and he continued to perform on stage throughout his career, despite reportedly ... Read More »

“You’re never too old to make friends” – Amen!

Helen King, creator of friendship site Together Friends talks to us about this exciting new venture, how it came about and why you’re never too old to make new friends! 1. Tell us a bit about yourself I am a 53 year old mother of three, living in Yorkshire.  The children ... Read More »

Competition time: Eggcelent Easter Challenge! Do you have what it takes?!

Polish Easter Eggs- Wycinanki Easter Eggs - Easter - Easter decor - holiday decorating - decor - easter bunny - easter egg - easter candy - food - crafts - lace painted eggs via pinterest

Are you creative? Need ideas for the kids this Easter? Or do you just love a bit of plain fun?! Then join in with our Eggcelent Easter Challenge! We want you to get creative with your eggs this year. Decorating eggs is traditional, fun and a great way to spend ... Read More »

How trying out a new hobby can improve your health and wellbeing

Activities such as knitting, sewing, painting and drawing can sometimes seem a little daunting to take on when you've never tried them before. Some mistakenly think that these kind of hobbies are simply the last resort of those who get bored during retirement. Continue reading Read More »

Indulge in some musical nostalgia with these six web services


Do you love the instant access to music that the internet provides, but miss the record shop atmosphere?, ‘America's "Baby Boomer" Social Networking Community and Online Music Store’, is trying to get your business. They have just relaunched their website and app to provide daily nostalgic content and encourage discussion about music. The website is designed to allow you to search through 700,000 titles using the “jukebox” search function, and provides a “Nostalgia Corner” full of relevant original news and articles. Continue reading Read More »

Books to Films & TV series – Imagination Captured or Destroyed?


There is undoubtedly a long-standing debate between all generations whether a film or television adaptation can ever be better than the original book. There appears to be an upcoming boom in the number of best sellers set to turn blockbuster in 2014. But is the first thing always necessarily the best thing? Continue reading Read More »