Senior Chatters Members Blogs

 The big C……..Christmas……

Hello Peeps………so Christmas is just around the corner…….do you love it or loath it, what are your expectations of it and are they realised……….is it a big waste of money, a anti-climax………has it lost its original meaning…….all the spending and preparation…..is it worth it ?……the times we live in are so materialistic, have to feel […]

 Reflections….and now it’s Winter

You know, time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years. It seems just yesterday that I was young, just married and embarking on my new life with my mate. And yet in a way, it seems like eons ago, and I wonder where all the years went. I […]

 On being Careful

This is a fun blog, I had a friend sat in my kitchen and she was amused to see me cut open a tube of tomato paste to get the last bit. I told her I always cut tubes especially those plastic tubes, I get an extra week of toothpaste this way LOL! My friend […]

 Breakups And What We Learned

Who has not been “ITCHING LIKE A MAN IN A FUZZY TREE “, then at HEARTBREAK HOTEL”? Sounds funny, but they are not funny at all. The mating game may be as basic as “the birds and bees’ but we humans think we are supposed to be very rational anyway, or too many of us […]

 Growing up – then and now.

This is a subject that has probably been talked about many times here, so if that’s the case, forgive me, as a newbie, for rehashing it. I grew up in West Yorkshire, England, in the 70s. I remember my favorite TV shows such as Alias Smith and Jones, Starsky and Hutch, Randall and Hopkirk and […]

 An unexpected retirement.

When I took early retirement at the end of 2015, a lot of uncertainty lay ahead. I had decided what I wanted to do, but was it the right thing? My family, friends and colleagues thought I was crazy, or brave, or incredibly fortunate. I don’t  think I was any of those things. In February […]

 Your Time in History?

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to have lived in another time in History that would have suited you and your talents more? Of course you would have to be able to ignore the fact that life expectancy might not have been so great and also medical practices might not have […]

 The Shoe Clinic

I like so many of us have for some years suffered from leg and foot pains. My wife recently had an Ankle replacement and was having a dufficult time getting mobile again. Out of the blue her sister said – why dont you go to a shoe clinic? Well, I had never even heard of […]