Amazing Over 50’s – Brigid Gallagher

Once again, I am excited to introduce another guest to my series: Amazing over 50’s I am inviting and featuring ‘Mid-lifers’ who are enjoying life over 50 and who are happy to shout out about great health, fitness, lifestyles, work or their achievements etc, but more importantly who are embracing this time of their lives…

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#SundayStills – Encounters Of The Bird Kind

Warning – There are a few photographs towards the end of this post which may be upsetting, although there is a happy ending… Birds are fascinating to me.  There are large birds, tiny birds, they are resourceful, clever, delicate yet tough little beauties, they survive harsh weather and have to dodge so many predators.  They are…

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Exploring Kirroughtree Forest

Back in November 2019, we decided to take Polly, our camper van and do some touring of Scotland, initially around the Dumfries area, then we’d see where Polly would take us.  We were also on the hunt for, not only some great walking, but some good mountain biking trails. Our first Brit Stop seemed to be…

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#WordlessWednesday – Wood Carving Mysteries

Wordless Wednesday – Let your photo’s do the talking! You can make up your own story for this fella. © 2017 – 2020 Copyright-All rights reserved-lovingthefiftysomething.com ********************************************* If you fancy keeping in touch and following Loving The Fifty Something, here’s where you can find me… I’m here on Instagram here on Twitter or here on Face…

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Amazing Over 50’s – April Munday

Once again, I am excited to introduce another guest to my series: Amazing over 50’s I am inviting and featuring ‘Mid-lifers’ who are enjoying life over 50 and who are happy to shout out about great health, fitness, lifestyles, work or their achievements etc, but more importantly who are embracing this time of their lives…

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#WordlessWednesday – Nature At It’s Best

Wordless Wednesday – Let your photo’s do the talking

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#SundayStills – Can You See The Rounds?

This weeks #SundayStills Photography Challenge is hosted by Hugh from ‘Hughs Views and News’ The theme is… Round …………………………………………………………………………………….. Rounds are everywhere, if we look for them… Every morning I look out of a Round porthole window This beautiful caterpillar preferred to go Round as I gently moved it away from danger

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Reflecting Back On 2019 While Looking Forward To An Exciting New Year!

It’s amazing the things you forget.  I often look back and reflect on the things we’ve experienced, but more so at this time of year. I find that photographs help immensely with jolting my memory, so I turned to my mobile phone to reflect on the photographs of 2019.  I found myself, smiling and laughing…

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Happy Christmas All!

I’ll start with an apology – Sorry all for being too quiet lately both in writing for my blog and catching up with you all.   No excuses other than…where the hell did December go??! Like most, I’ve been so busy this month as my new little business has taken off, I’ve started attending a…

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Amazing Over 50’s – Nancy Dobbins

Once again, I am excited to introduce another guest to my series: Amazing over 50’s I am inviting and featuring ‘Mid-lifers’ who are enjoying life over 50 and who are happy to shout out about great health, fitness, lifestyles, work or their achievements etc, but more importantly who are embracing this time of their lives…

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#SundayStills – A Few Favourite Shots

Terri Webster Schrandt’s #SundayStills Photography Challenge This weeks theme is… Your Favourite Photo’s Oh dear, I found this quite difficult as I am always snapping photo’s and have so many to choose from, but after much thought, I have chosen these… The header photo was taken on Gwithian Beach, Cornwall, one of our favourite beaches.…

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What Is A Brit Stopper?

“What is a Brit Stopper?” we asked, while chatting to a couple who had parked their camper van in the car park of a pub.  We were staying in a nearby campsite at the time and had visited the pub for a meal.  “You just buy the annual Brit Stop’s book and all the places…

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#SundayStills – A Burst of Yellow

Terri Webster Schrandt’s #SundayStills Photography Challenge This weeks theme is… Yellow Autumn Or Leaves This is such a beautiful theme for me personally, as leaves are from one of my most favourite and loved things in the world – Trees It’s wonderful how in autumn, when leaves are beginning to fall and wither away, how nature…

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Amazing Over 50’s – Suzanne Vosbikian

Once again, I am excited to introduce another guest to my series: Amazing over 50’s I am inviting and featuring ‘Mid-lifers’ who are enjoying life over 50 and who are happy to shout out about great health, fitness, lifestyles, work or their achievements etc, but more importantly who are embracing this time of their lives…

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A Family Fun Day In The Mud!

A few months ago, I saw something on Face Book, which caught my attention.  It was an advert to take part in ‘The Muddy Dog Challenge‘ to raise money for Battersea Dogs Home. I’d never heard of it before, but the video looked like so much fun.  It’s a 5K run with your dog with…

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