bookishness · health matters

International Volunteer Day … what boomer volunteers want + a book launch

Being fifty-something, I’ve volunteered in various ways through board memberships, community groups, Guide Dog puppy raising and more. The experience that touched me most was volunteering for BlazeAid last year. It got me curious about how volunteering differs for fifty-somethings and whether there’s a shift in how volunteering models are being shaped to appeal more to the… Continue reading International Volunteer Day … what boomer volunteers want + a book launch

health matters · it's all about me · shopping / or not

Eco Tan Winter Skin – a product review

Being fifty-something, I’ve learnt (the hard way) what my skin is and isn’t capable of. Natural tanning is not an option. I’ve been blessed with fair skin. Not the creamy porcelain variety. More glow-in-the-dark, stark white with purple tinges (depending on the temperature). I don’t tan naturally … I burn and then peel. Right back… Continue reading Eco Tan Winter Skin – a product review

health matters · inspiring folk

Dem bones, dem bones … SCREAM for Halloween campaign

Being fifty-something, I’m heartened to hear that it’s never too late to think about your bone health and the decisions you can make to help prevent osteoporosis. And I love this new October SCREAM for Halloween campaign by Healthy Bones Australia / Osteoporosis Australia that challenges us to think about bone health just as our thoughts… Continue reading Dem bones, dem bones … SCREAM for Halloween campaign