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Scribbles The-Boomers

2016-11-13 22:01:37

Click on the link below to read The Spectator on 'The secret brilliance of Prince Philips gaffes' http://www.spectator.co.uk/2015/11/the-secret-brilliance-of-prince-philips-gaffes/  

Cheap flights? yes please!

2016-09-07 17:10:03

The-Boomers are an affiliate partner one of Britain's fastest growing companies Skyscanner their aim is to bring you flight choices across the board at the keenest prices. 'Skyscanner is unbiased and free, which means the more than 50 million people who use us every month can trust our comprehensive range of flight, hotel and care hire options. Our secret is in our self-built technology that connects people directly to everything the travel industry has to offer. And connects the industry...Read more

The best over 50s dating sites

2016-02-20 16:04:09

There are many reason’s you may be contemplating dating again, nowadays there seems to vast choice of dating services and websites aimed at finding you that perfect partner. With new players entering the market every month the first step is to select the site(s) we feel most comfortable with. Saga reports ‘You're not alone in your singleness. Some six million single people signed up for a form of dating service this past year in the UK. That figure nearly doubled...Read more

‘If you can remember anything about the sixties, you weren’t really there’

2015-11-07 17:56:36

We all the old adage ‘If you can remember anything about the sixties, you weren't really there’ From the author and musician Paul Kantner, Ann Brenoff Senior Columnist, The Huffington Post penned this interesting article '28 Signs Someone Lived Through The '60s' The decade shaped their lives and continues to influence them even today. 1. They still remember the words to "I Want To Hold Your Hand." The fab four, as the Beatles were known, took the world by storm....Read more

Elvis tops the charts, nearly 40 years after his death in what would have been his 80th year

If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Elvis tops the charts, nearly 40 years after his death An exciting revisit of Elvis' work, If I Can Dream focuses on the iconic artist's unmistakable voice, emphasizing the pure power of The King of Rock and Roll. Recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London with acclaimed producers Don Reedman and Nick Patrick, the 14-track album features Elvis' most dramatic original performances augmented with lush new arrangements by The...Read more

Virgin’s new ‘Flying Scotsman’ train

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has today unveiled Virgin’s new ‘Flying Scotsman’ train, celebrating one of the most famous names in railway history. Virgin Trains, which runs a four-hour ‘Flying Scotsman’ express service from Edinburgh to London, has re-liveried a locomotive to promote rail travel to and from Scotland. This marks a major milestone in the ‘Virginising’ of its fleet of trains into a distinctive Virgin red, as it continues to attract more people to travel on its trains, particularly...Read more

UK over 50s spend in excess of £1.5 Billion a year on fitness

The UK’s over 50s have a ‘fit and healthy’ price tag of £130 million2 per month 13.2 million over 50s (58%) are more conscious than ever about their health and fitness, and 8.9 million exercise more now than when they were younger.Walking and swimming are the top pursuits in the pursuit of physical prime The UK’s over 50s are enjoying ‘getting physical’, according to original insight from insurance provider RIAS. Just over half (54%) of today’s over 50s exercise at...Read more

The ‘Big Knit’ returns

2015-09-09 12:11:19

We’ve read there’s a resurgence of knitting, whether you’re a new knitter or old hand here’s the perfect excuse to look out the needles and thread Age UK’s wonderful campaign ‘The Big Knit’ What's it all about? The Big Knit is a joint campaign between Age UK and innocent drinks to help vulnerable older people. You knit the hats, innocent drinks wear them and 25p of every drink sold will go to Age UK. Every bottle sold will generate a...Read more