Gardening

Gardening Creating a garden requires a lot patience, acceptance of the conditions imposed by nature as well as good sense of humor and resilience. One thing common about all gardens is that they all have walls .It may be a screen wall or a retaining wall, boundary wall or maybe just the walls of a water feature or a raised planter. These walls are the skeleton of gardens and how they look is of great...

Modern Entertainment for Best Ager

Modern Entertainment for Best Ager with Software from Audial Those born on and before the 60’s are fortunate, for they are entering into an age of prosperity unlike any other, yet still are old enough to remember a time when technology had not so fundamentally altered our lives. While entertainment was something that you had to leave the house to experience, today there is not as much of a need for...

Garden tips for March

As we enter March, we are going to see that much needed sun more often. This gives us the opportunity to get out in the garden and get on with the necessary tasks to have your garden looking beautiful. This march the tips given by the Royal Horticultural Society are ; Protect new spring shoots from slugs Plant shallots, onion sets and early potatoes Plant summer-flowering bulbs Lift and divide overgrown...

Start a sport this spring

As the start of spring approaches it may be your time to start playing a a new sport or maybe return to an old favourite. The weather, we hope, can only improve from now on, with temperatures rising and the rain holding off it is the perfect time. Were you a cricket fanatic or a football wiz, the season to re-kindle your former passions is coming up, get checking to see if there are any clubs opening...

Why over50s can play online games

Why over 50s can play online games? A few decades ago, people over 50-year-old and youngsters alike were not that much acquainted to technologies such as the internet and computers. And online gaming was not really part of the activities that most people used to practice. However, today the internet is easily accessible and widely used by people of all generations, while computers and mobile devices...

Jane Mackay: Synaesthesia, art & freedom

The inspiring story of Jane Mackay: Synaesthesia, art & freedom Imagine if when you smelt something, it also triggered a sound in your head, or when you touched a texture, it also created the physical sensation of taste. This is the everyday experience for people with ‘synaesthesia’, where one sensation can trigger a second, unrelated one. For artist Jane Mackay, hearing sounds of any kind...

What activities are available to you?

Are you aware of all the activities that are available to you in your area? There is a serious issue arising with a staggering amount of over 50s feeling alone and struggling to leave the house because they are unaware of the abundance of activities available for them to participate in. Obviously dependant on where you live, there will be activities for you to take part in. These activities usually...

YouTube for over 50s

YouTube isn’t solely for use by teenagers looking for amusing videos, it can be used for a plethora of things. The obvious uses for YouTube are entertainment and music. However. There are other uses that are better suited to our generation. YouTube has an abundance of useful tutorials and how to videos on almost any topic thinkable, cooking, computing, sports etc. Some of the most popular YouTube...

The internet for over 50s

The fact that you are reading this shows that you have at least minimal knowledge of how to manoeuvre your way around the web. Others amongst you will be sat reading this in knowledge that you are an extremely internet savvy over 50 and others may feel the complete opposite. If you are the latter of these options there is help out there for you that is possibly closer than you may think. In order to...
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