Denim Directions with ‘Style Not Age’

March 30th, 2020|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

My friends from 'Style Not Age' and I are bringing you denim this month.  We decided we need to bring you some normality. In Ireland, Graham and I have been in self-isolation for two weeks.

Exploring County Clare and The Wild Atlantic Way

March 25th, 2020|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Travel, Uncategorized|

County Clare was practically unknown to me. Though I had passed through it, I had never been to The Cliffs of Moher, for instance, or driven along The Wild Atlantic Way, so Graham and I

A Fascinating Tour Of 14 Henrietta Street Dublin

March 16th, 2020|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Travel|

14 Henrietta Street tells the story of 300 years of life within the walls of one Georgian house in Dublin city. Built over five floors, with a basement, it is located on one of the

Kilkea Castle the perfect luxury hotel

March 2nd, 2020|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Travel|

Kilkea Castle is only a stone’s throw from Dublin (about an hour’s drive). GG and I arrived as Storm Dennis was in full swing. The 12th century castle stands proudly over 180 acres of woodland,

Top Tips for Travelling to Morocco

January 13th, 2020|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Travel|

My post last month gave a summary of where we went on our guided trip to Morocco with TDActive. If you are planning a trip there, make sure to spend a night in the desert,

‘Stylish Mondays’ Cosy Chic Challenge

January 6th, 2020|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

It is a while since you met my ladies from 'Stylish Mondays' and this month we are showing you our versions of Cosy Chic, based on where we live in the world.  My readers in

Happy Christmas and Review of 2019

December 24th, 2019|Friends and Family, Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Travel, Uncategorized|

Happy Christmas my friends.  Is it really nearly the end of 2019?  And what's more, another decade over and two since the millennium. I always move into each year with more than a little trepidation

Best Skin Care Tips and Treatments 2019

December 16th, 2019|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

Skin Care is high up on my agenda when it comes to looking after myself at the age of 63. Well, if I do not look after myself, no one else will. We need to

Morocco on Speed with TDactive Holidays

December 9th, 2019|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Travel|

We travelled to Morocco with four friends and were very happy that it was all planned for us and that we had a guide for the entire trip - Ibrahim - and local guides in

Nordgreen Infinity Watch Review for Discerning Purchasers

December 2nd, 2019|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

Review of Nordgreen Infinity Watch I used to wear a watch.  In fact, Graham gave me a watch 38 years ago on our first Christmas as boyfriend and girlfriend. My friends teased me that this

Shakti Mats – Torture Devices or Health Aids?

November 19th, 2019|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News|

I have to admit I was a little sceptical when I was sent a Shakti Mat to try out. For all intents and purposes, it looks a little bit like a torture device. 6,000 sharp

October Highlights and Christmas is on the Way

November 7th, 2019|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, Love & relationships, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

Where has October gone? The older I get, the faster time goes. It is not a myth. I can’t believe that it is November and that now Halloween is over, we are officially into Christmas

Prai Neck and Decolletage Products Pack a Punch

November 3rd, 2019|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

Have you heard of the beauty brand Prai (rhymes with Thai, by the way)?  A global skincare brand, it is the leading beauty offering at Marks & Spencer. And I was first introduced to it

‘Style Not Age’ does My Favourite Autumn Trend

October 28th, 2019|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

What is your favourite Autumn trend? Or do you have one? Even if you are not trend driven, it is impossible not to be aware of what is trending. I'm all for experimenting in the

Ireland’s First Menopause Summit is a Huge Successs

October 20th, 2019|Friends and Family, Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, Love & relationships, News, Uncategorized|

‘The M Word Dublin’, Ireland’s first Menopause Summit which I attended 10 days ago, was an outstanding success. Hosted by Aisling Grimley (below right) of My Second Spring and Catherine O'Keeffe (below left) of The

Tips on what to bring when travelling to India and other Asian countries

October 13th, 2019|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Travel|

A year ago, GG and I and four good friends had the most incredible holiday (well it wasn’t really a holiday; it was more of an adventure) in India with TDActive (the adventure wing of