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AofA People: Alex Rotas – photographer, speaker and writer.

Posted in Advantages of Age

7 mn read Alex Rotas is a photographer, speaker and writer. She’s an activist on the active ageing front. She takes photographs of people in their 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and beyond so that society can receive the idea that so much more is possible than the ageist media tropes allow for. Age I’m 74 Where do you […]

5 mn read

Retirement Rebel Siobhan sold her Flat and now Travels the UK in her Motorhome

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5 mn read Siobhan Daniels was shortlisted in the Advantages of Age Awards 2023 in the Non-Fiction with Pro-Ageing Message category for her book Retirement Rebel. Here she lets know about her big adventure. Following a 30-year career as a reporter, producer and presenter for the BBC, I retired, bought a motorhome and embarked on a solo trip […]

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Advantages of Age Awards 2023 – why are they still so fucking needed?

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5 mn read Yes, we’re having an Awards Ceremony on Nov 23rd at Hoxton Hall and they will be fun, flamboyant and fierce. And there will be dancing to reggae and world music by two of our wonderful members who are both DJs, Becca Leathlean and Debbie Golt. Yes, these awards are to celebrate getting older with panache, […]

8 mn read

Travels with Mala including a Tibetan Buddhist Hospice near Berlin

Posted in Age is No Barrier

8 mn read Mala Brinsden I have always loved travelling. It runs in the family, I watched my older brother go on his adventures in the 60s to the US with his long hippy hair. He was even refused entry in some states and ended up having to buy a short wig. Then it was my older sister’s […]

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AofA People: Roger Robinson – Author & Poet

Posted in Advantages of Age

2 mn read Roger Robinson is a British writer, musician and performer who lives between England and Trinidad. His book A Portable Paradise (Peepal Tree Press) won the prestigious T S Eliott Prize 2019. He is the second writer of Caribbean heritage to win the prize, the highest value award in UK poetry, after Derek Walcott who won the 2010 […]

7 mn read

A Mini-Travelogue from Nadia – a road trip in France and Spain 

Posted in Advantages of Age

7 mn read Mountain life The northern French Alps in September is one of my favourite places anywhere. Ten years ago, we were able to buy a little old chalet in a village on the route de La Plagne and I didn’t imagine just how much I would come to adore autumn here in themountains.  The sun is still […]

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