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How does age creep up on us , my old man at 77 ,  thinks im a partial genius because i can use the sky remote , my daughter however cant understand why i struggle with the laptop .i seemingly went from being a regular relatively fit  5 a side player to waking up with […]

 What are your go to “tools “

Hi Peeps…….what are your go to “tools”…….when things are not going well in your life what  words, saying, phrases, thoughts do you use……..what inner strength do you have to get you through the rubbish times……….. bad times invariably pass be it five mins, five hours, five days, five weeks whatever………I always quote ” Its better to be […]

 Growing Old Poem

I looked in the mirror and what did I see? But a little old lady peering back at me With bags and sags and wrinkles and wispy white hair And I asked my reflection, how did you get there? You once were straight and vigorous And now you’re stooped and weak When I tried so […]

 Notice to all my friends and Chatters

I am taking some time for myself at the minute,  i will be  in the music rooms when the music is on and doing my groups  as usual ,  i will be unavailable for Skype , private message and private chat , for a time unfortunately , i am undergoing scans etc . and need […]

 Do We Lose It?

Hello folks, just been reading and commenting on a recent blog, a chatter Madge commented who looks at a 66 year old anyway. a 66 yr old man maybe!! or do men only look at the young  bodies, now if a older man had loads of dosh he maybe in with a chance to bag […]

 Old TV Shows I Like

Since we don’t have cable, I’ve discovered stations that play old TV shows. My favs are: 1. Match Game with Gene Rayburn 2. To Tell The Truth 3. the Frankie Avalon/Annette Funicello (sp?) beach/surf movies 4. What’s My Line? 5.Love American Style Anyone else watch old favorites, or wish some old favorites would air?


I do on occasion buy a lotto ticket or two and like everyone else I have a Friday night dream of, what it would be like to win millions. Yes I would make my own life a bit more comfortable, do a few nice things for my family and community. But there are millions  left […]

 Getting to grips with retirement.

I retired last October.  I must admit I didn’t handle it well, I missed my colleagues and people in my care.  I had worked in a Day Centre for people with learning disabilities for 23 years.  I was at a loss – coming up to my 66th birthday I felt useless. …but now I do […]