Over The Hill and Under The Radar

A blog for women of all ages who feel they are being ignored


Author: Gerri

Supermarket shopping money saving tips

Below are just a few tips to help you with Supermarket shopping Planning  I cannot stress enough as the saying goes …when you fail to plan you plan to fail.

What happens at a Mammogram- update

        This updated post includes a  report  after my Mammogram result (which is fine by the way) Today I finally took the courage to have my mammogram. Received a few letters from the NHS and thought I Read more…

Are you dying for a cigarette?

Smoking is the biggest cause of preventable deaths in England, accounting for more than 80,000 deaths each year. One in two smokers will die from a smoking-related disease. If you could see inside your body you would see the damage Read more…

The M Word….Menopause

        Menopause in the Workplace We need to talk about the M word….. Menopause is the time in most women’s lives when menstrual periods stop permanently and they are no longer able to bear children. Menopause is Read more…

50 Shades of Grey (Hair)

Are brave enough to ditch the dye and show your grey hair? Women over 50 in the workforce often feel they need to dress and appear younger to their youthful colleagues.  But is this really necessary?

Safety tips in and around your home

Safety tips in and around your home.  According to the 2011 Census it was confirmed that  there are around 17 percent of over 50s who now live by themselves.  I am quite sure this has now increased. I set out Read more…

Divorce after 50

  Divorce at any age can feel daunting and scary. For those of us at a more mature age it can be more so. We may have given a good many years looking and caring for the one we are Read more…

Tips for viewing a new property

Tips on viewing a new property can help you make the right house move choice. Moving Home can be one of the most stressful things in life. You may be looking for a new home for many different reasons and Read more…

Job Hunting tips for the over 50s

Looking for a job in your 50s can be a minefield Here  are a few tips on how to get ahead  

How to spot a dating site scammer

  How to spot  a dating site scammer is not easy but some tips below can help you avoid meeting the wrong people.   Dating can be fun but there are a lot of scammers out there. Here are a Read more…