Category Archives: Housing
Poor Building Standards For a number of years, I have lamented on the poor building standards, especially for properties that are destined for the rental market. I’ve often used the saying “near enough is good enough”. Too many builders are … Continue reading
What is a Tiny House? I am not convinced that tiny houses are suitable for seniors. What are they? There are several definitions of a tiny house – they are generally small transportable/temporary houses, that are sometimes seen as the … Continue reading
Poverty – A World Problem The statistics on poverty around the world are horrific to read. While I accept that it is a World Problem, it is also a major problem in Australia. It is the latter that I wish … Continue reading
The Older Women’s Network is focusing on the issues of senior women – looking at helping this cohort have happy and safe lives.
Own Home Housing for Seniors is a big issue in Australia at the moment. The shortage of affordable housing all around the country is a talking point, and it is especially difficult for seniors, and one group that is most … Continue reading
Was there an architect? In December last year, I moved into a unit and a seaside suburb north of Brisbane. It is a two bedroom unit, with ensuite off the main bedroom, the main bathroom with shower over the bath, … Continue reading
How can we improve the lives of Senior Solo Women, those who have no family or close friends? With modern technology surely something can be done.
Celebrations Here it is, IWD, and on this day I will not be celebrating. My celebration will be tomorrow – though today I will be celebrating the life of a wonderful lady who was an inspiration to other women, working … Continue reading
The Mystery of Ghost Cities Every now and then, the press publishes stories about the “ghost cities” of China. I have been in some of the areas where there are amazing building projects, but the number of residents is very … Continue reading