A birthday present, like all gifts, can be inspired. And in turn it can inspire. Gifts of experiences can be enjoyed, remembered and savoured for years.
Domestic bliss brings to mind images of joyful household harmony. Of living happily with one’s lover. Being best friends. Enjoying each other’s company. Going on dates and holidays. Sharing the washing, cooking, cleaning. Images of aprons (his and hers) behind the kitchen door. Domestic bliss provides an image of happily shared activity.
Elder abuse is never OK. June is recognised world-wide as Elder Abuse Awareness Month. And 15th June was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
I am passionate about defending human rights and preventing all forms of abuse. I am especially passionate about defending the rights of older people. Continue reading
Home renovations in progress do not exactly delight me. The finished product is a different story. My Facebook friends will know that we recently had both bathrooms renovated. I discovered I have a lot more to say on the subject. This post is a reflection on how disruption of my domestic space unsettles me at a visceral level.
Book cover reveal – such exciting words for a writer!
At last here is the cover of my new book, Elopement: a Memoir.
Elopement: A Memoir is the title of the new book I’ve written. It’s about falling in love and marrying in later life. After six years writing, it will be released in October. Continue reading
Dr. Christina Marigold Houen is a woman who is ageing with style.To begin with, she has recently formally changed her name. How many of us would do that? Her name now reflects who she really is.