Category: Lifestyle

Book Club-spring 2016

The Boomers Book Club spring 2016 A warm welcome to our book club, spring 2016. We chatted amongst the team here to shed some light on why we Brits love book clubs, amongst the many reasons, the one which resonates is ‘we all love getting lost in a great read’ the book club allows us to share, discuss and review our choices. Winter, spring, summer & autumn our aim is to make a few suggestions we feel we’ll enjoy. We’d...Read more

The Queen reigns in over 50s style icon poll

2016-01-01 21:10:14

In a recent YouGov poll woman over 50 years old voted for ‘the most stylish woman over 50’Her Majesty the Queen has been voted the most stylish woman over 50 - by women over 50. Polling 49% of the votes Her Majesty was the clear winner, runner up was Dame Helen Mirren with Meryl Streep voted third. Ed Watson, spokesman for JD Williams (who commissioned the survey), said: "Our customers admire and relate to the real 50-plus women; the Queen...Read more

Over 50s health & exercise

Over 50s health & exercise A recent report reveals the full extent exercise could have in preventing disease and treating many conditions. After two years analysing more than 200 separate pieces of research, the lead author, Scarlett McNally, a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon, reveals the full impact that regular physical activity could have on the nation’s health. While savings to the NHS are incalculable, it is clear that many billions of pounds are being spent on treating diseases such as type...Read more

Gogglebox stars join campaign to tackle loneliness

2015-12-04 13:04:17

Festive cheer abandons nearly three million older people this year Gogglebox stars join campaign to tackle loneliness A quarter of all over-65s – nearly three million people [i] – are not looking forward to Christmas this year, with around 550,000 of those saying it’s because the festive season brings back too many memories of loved ones who have passed away, according to new polling for Age UK. The research, part of the Charity’s No one should have no one at...Read more

Mmmm Chocolate Daleks

2015-11-24 16:06:47

To add to their beautiful range of geeky chocolate including the pictured Dr. Who pieces, A Little Piece & Love have created a beautiful Dalek inspired dress for The Salon Du Chocolat last month. As expected, the dress received a lot of attention and was a huge success, with the BBC even sending a real size Dalek for a photo shoot. The dress was dreamt up & designed by Claire Smith, founder of social enterprise A Little Piece & Love,...Read more

Welcome to Yorkshire – Gods Own County comes to Chelsea

2015-11-19 19:23:35

A piece of medieval history will be taken to RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 after Welcome to Yorkshire unveiled the design for its biggest garden to date. ‘God’s Own County - A Garden for Yorkshire’ is inspired by the huge East Window at York Minster, the largest single expanse of medieval stained glass in Britain, currently undergoing a major £20m restoration. This will be the window into the garden which will showcase Yorkshire’s stunning scenery, iconic heritage, industries and skilled...Read more

Triumph Bonneville – Reborn.

Triumph Bonneville - Reborn. The newTriumph Bonneville T120 and T120 Black Timeless icons, beautifully evolved. • The timeless style and iconic character of the original Bonneville is reborn in the classy and authentic Bonneville T120 and effortlessly cool T120 Black. Both crafted to the highest standard of detailing, quality and finish, matched by the capability and performance of a truly modern classic. • Powered by the all-new 1200cc ‘high torque’ Bonneville engine, fed by beautiful authentically styled twin throttle bodies....Read more