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Remembrance day bell ringing

Tremendously privileged to be invited to ring Katherine (1405): On Remembrance day Sunday, 2017.

The dog ate my money. Help!

So there it was, sitting in the middle of the carpet, a nearly new £10 note with one end neatly chewed away. And even...

Retirement bee keeping

Bee keeping is the perfect retirement hobby. Honey bees are some of the most fascinating little creatures native to our shores.  And if you're...

Why older people are more accident-prone in the summer

Initial results from a new research project suggests that older people are more likely to fall over and hurt themselves in the summer months...

Guide to downsizing options

So, you have sold or disposed of your home for many years and are now ready to move out.  The questions are where, when...

The Dutch reach could save lives

It can happen at any time, and always when you least expect it. But the "Dutch reach" virtually eliminates the possibility - and can...

Sloe gin

It's not just the vegetable plot that's produced really well this year.  The hedgerows are full of ripening sloes, which is a huge change...

Retirement family holidays

Retirement provides the flexibility to fit in with the holiday plans of the rest of the family without too much difficulty. So we're just...

Home-grown vegetables – what to do with the surplus

It's been a crazy year down at the vegetable plot with all the seasons out of kilter. Long periods of dry, cold weather, sudden...

Acupuncture and Chinese massage

I wrote in an earlier post my first experiences of Chinese medecine. This time round I was to experience acupuncture and Chinese massage. 10 years' later...