7 mn read ‘AofA is my favourite place on the internet these days’ Marianne Power, author Help Me – how self-help has not changed my life
5 mn read I live by the principle that you don’t know until you try with very little consideration to the consequences. This attitude has in the past gotten me into sticky situations, primarily where men were concerned
8 mn read I felt cynical on the way there. I knew I was going to be a rarity. Festivals often feel as though they belong to my generation. Talk about entitlement.
4 mn read I’m a swimmer. A pool swimmer. I’m proud to be part of a world – a swimmer’s world – where etiquette and codes of conduct prevail…
4 mn read In March 2020, I turned 60. I had a big party planned six months earlier, as we were in lockdown, and I wanted to allow guests to fix a date in their diary.
3 mn read This is the first in a series of our OUTRAGE opinion columns about what gets our personal goats as older people. Please do join in. Write to me at email@example.com with your suggestions.
6 mn read This is a tale about a witch called Doreen Valiente a researcher, a poet, and an author who is still revered as the ‘mother of witchcraft’.
4 mn read Last year, Dr Eva Chapman wrote about her book, ‘Sexy at 70’ for us at ‘Advantages of Age’. Here she explains why she had to write her latest book, ‘Butterflies & Demons’.
9 mn read Movement has the capacity to take us to the home of the soul, the world within for which, we have no name. Anna Halprin, a legendary dancer, innovator, choreographer who died last week at 100.
7 mn read I was always fairly rebellious, in my own middle-class middle-England sort of way. I was expelled during my A levels – the local boys public school trialled having girls in the 6th form – and I was culled pretty early on in the experiment.