Ireland’s First Menopause Summit is a Huge Successs

‘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

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

October 13th, 2019|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Travel|9 Comments

Review of Seavite Super Nutrient Face Products

You must be hiding under a rock if you have not heard of the Seavite brand as it has pretty well got iconic status now. I have not used them before, but was delighted to

October 7th, 2019|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Uncategorized|5 Comments

Style Not Age Does Autumn Florals

This month, Style Not Age embraces the autumn floral trend. Autumn is my favourite season. I love everything about it: the cooler days, the changing colours of nature and the darker evenings all appeal to me.

September 30th, 2019|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|24 Comments

The Elephant in the Room – The Menopause

I will be attending a MENOPAUSE conference - 'The M Word' - on Friday 11th October in The Radisson Blu St. Helen's, Stillorgan,  Dublin. This will be a chance for women to listen, chat and

The Lowdown on Taking Probiotic Supplements

WHAT ARE PROBIOTICS? They are live cultures of “good bacteria” that benefit our digestive systems and boost our immune systems. ‘Probiotics are micro-organisms (microflora) that reside in our intestine. They are good bacteria that keep

September 16th, 2019|Health & Wellbeing, Home, News, Uncategorized|17 Comments

Stylish Mondays Showcase Green

It is Stylish Monday time again and I am joining with my fellow bloggers in showcasing green. Green is one of my favourite colours and yet I have so little of it in my wardrobe.

September 9th, 2019|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, Style & Beauty|15 Comments

Water Filtration is Vital for Better Health

"Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink", Coleridge wrote in 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'. We all know that water is essential for good health.  In fact, it is the single most important substance

Purple Reigns and Rains in ‘Style Not Age’

‘When I am an old woman, I shall wear purple With a red hat which doesn’t go and doesn’t suit me.’ Written by poet Jenny Joseph at the age of 29 in 1961, the poem

August 26th, 2019|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|23 Comments

The Quantum Health Analyser – Science or Science Fiction?

The Quantum Health Analyser sounds like something from a Science Fiction movie or TV series.  In fact, it sounds pretty scary. And when my physical therapist Andrew Smith of The Willows Clinic offered me a

How Work Stress made me Sick and Complementary Medicine Helped me Recover

Stress is one of the biggest problems in today’s world. Of course, we all have to deal with stressful situations at various times in our lives, but continuous stress can impact hugely on our health,

August 12th, 2019|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News|29 Comments

Maxi Madness with my ‘Stylish Mondays’ friends

I join with some stylish sisters in showcasing our love of the maxi. Those of you who know me well, or who have followed my blog for some time, know that there is one item

”Steal her Style” with ‘Style Not Age’ Collaboration

Stealing someone else’s style is actually far more difficult than it sounds or looks. I chose this theme for this month's 'Style Not Age' challenge because I thought it would be easy. Having dithered about

The importance of Vitamin D – don’t be left in the dark.

This post was first published in 2017, but there has been a lot of discussion about Vitamin D recently, so I have decided to give it a second airing. Fake News seems to be the

July 22nd, 2019|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News|11 Comments

Where to stay and what to do in Portaferry, Co. Down

It seems as if we have been in Northern Ireland quite a lot over the past year. First was a wonderful stay at the Galgorm Resort & Spa near Ballymena and a tour of the

Shopping for the Real You

Good morning. My last blog post is all about looking the best you can for your age. It is about taking care of your skin, boosting collagen and elastin with customised treatments and products. I