Category Archives: Seniors

Overwhelmed!!

Catching Up I have been overwhelmed. I seem to have been in a “fog” since my return from the journey to the centre.  No doubt driving 7500 kms in 6 weeks can throw you into a fog when it is … Continue reading

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SBS Insight Program Women on the Edge

It was amazing to be offered the opportunity to appear on the SBS program Insight re the challenges especially for senior women and housing.  It is something that has been an issue for me for quite a few years.  Actually, … Continue reading

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My Whinge About Builders and Architects

I do wonder if architects are actually used in some building developments.  Would I be wrong in guessing that some developers use “draftsmen/women” instead of architects because it is cheaper? As these days I am focusing on suitable housing for senior/solo … Continue reading

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Challenges of Living Alone – Story from the News

A woman who lived alone was bashed.  Read the Channel 9 News Item here. The story is horrific – an 18 year old male, probably trying to steal to fund a drug habit, bashes a 78 year old woman.  Despite … Continue reading

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Pets Are the Key to Wellbeing?

There’s an article about pets being the key to wellbeing in the Body & Soul section of The Sunday Mail today.  I was walking into the newsagent to buy the paper, when I met up with a friend. She told … Continue reading

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The Joys of Living Solo

Well, there certainly are joys of living solo, but there are also some challenges.  I’ve discussed this with a number of solo ladies – some are seniors too.  There are some things that they all talk about. Loneliness For the … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence – Some Thoughts

Domestic Violence is a subject getting a whole lot of interest at the moment.  Clearly the statistics of the murders of women by their supposed “loved ones” is very upsetting. More than a million women had experienced physical or sexual … Continue reading

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Solo Long Distance Driving

So many people tell me that solo long distance driving, which I do, is dangerous.  I have several responses.  As a solo lady, if I don’t do it on my own, I won’t get to do it.  These days, with … Continue reading

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Colouring In

I think many adults are a little curious about the “fad” of colouring in.  It seems that it is not just the young who are doing it.  Apparently, the idea of adults colouring in came about in France about 3 … Continue reading

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The Tiny House Concept

Readers will probably know that I have the occasional rant about renting – and the issues I have with my no-so-helpful real estate agent. The rent is due to increase – and I will be financially struggling. I long for … Continue reading

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