Over The Hill and Under The Radar

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Thinking of taking in a Lodger?

Thinking of taking in a Lodger? Are you thinking of taking in a lodger? As you get older you may be thinking of how I can supplement my earnings/plan for retirement. One way is  by taking in a lodger.  This is currently Read more…


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.


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…


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…


Too old to take driving lessons?

Too old to take driving lessons? I have reached the age of 53 and still a non-driver. It does not worry me – passing my driving test is not on my bucket list. Thankfully I have excellent transport links where Read more…


Points to consider when getting a tattoo

Poina to consider when getting a tattoo.  The increase in tattooing for Women over 50 is growing all the time and I will be expanding on this in another post but for now….. Here are some top tips if you Read more…


Safety tips for women travelling

Often Women want to go travelling by themselves, perhaps due to choice, divorce or widowhood. Below are a few tips to help you enjoy your holiday that little bit more and for the holiday to be remembered for the right Read more…