50 Faces 50 Lives

Markie: 50 Faces 50 Lives

When we talk about transforming our lives many of us think about changing jobs, retiring, a tree change, losing weight, getting fit or perhaps a new relationship. But what about realising the need to change your gender? This week I was privileged to talk with Markie, who in her 70’s…

15 October 2019 | 50 Faces 50 Lives

Adrienne: 50 Faces 50 Lives

The question is often asked ”Where are Adrienne and Mal now?” This globe-trotting couple in their 60’s have embraced a grey nomad existence and overseas travel with a passion. I met Adrienne a few years ago and I was immediately welcomed into the warm and friendly space she creates around…

3 October 2019 | 50 Faces 50 Lives

Valentine: 50 Faces 50 Lives

I met Valentine through mutual friends in our town. Her fiery red hair, her stylish wardrobe and the beautiful home she has created with a friend is so impressive. I decided to invite Valentine and other friends to dinner. Who is this amazing woman? I’m not a good cook. In…

29 September 2019 | 50 Faces 50 Lives

Nora: 50 Faces 50 Lives

“Never ask others to do what you won”t do yourself.” is one of the platitudes I learned along the way. So here I am staring into my last week as a 69er as the age of 70 is hurtling towards me. And I’m taking stock of how to age well….

26 September 2019 | 50 Faces 50 Lives

Ivan: 50 Faces 50 Lives

 This is the first interview in the series of 50 cameos of older people living well. I hope to interview people from all walks of life showing positive role models of  how older people find meaning and create vital and happy lives. I loved this interview with Ivan because his…

24 September 2019 | 50 Faces 50 Lives

50 Faces 50 Lives

Where do ideas come from? Where do you do your best thinking? In the bath? Walking? Living in the country I drive a lot. It’s a  1-2 hour trip to most places that I visit. Driving country roads is my thinking time. A time to consolidate ideas and dream up…

24 September 2019 | 50 Faces 50 Lives