Category Archives: Movie/Book Reviews

Embrace a Positive Body Image and be FREE

Embrace a positive body image

Recently I became a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador which I am very excited about.  If you missed my post you  can read about it by clicking on this link ‘I’m a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador’. Being an Ambassador is more than name only, I need to be passionate about the cause and to do this I needed to… Read more »

Better Blogging with Photography – Book Review

Better Blogging with Photography Book Review

I’ve recently read ‘Better Blogging With Photography – How to maximise your blog using your own Images’ by Terri Webster-Schrandt. Terri has been a guest writer for Sizzling Towards 60 and you can find her at Second Wind Leisure Perspectives. Now I know I’m a friend, but Terri’s book is certainly worthwhile for anyone wanting to start a blog or… Read more »

3 Steps to Achieving Your Dream


We all have dreams and there is no reason why we can’t work towards making our dreams a reality especially during midlife.  Midlife brings many positives and one in particular is more time to pursue our dreams. I’d like to introduce you to someone who has achieved her dream of becoming an author.  Toni Pike has just published her first… Read more »

Living an Alive Life – The Book

I would like to introduce you to Tara Schiller our guest blogger today. Tara, a fellow blogger who I have recently met is proudly publishing her book “Living an Alive Life”.  This book is a great journey of self-discovery for readers. In conjunction with the book, Tara’s blog ‘Absolutely Tara’ will have the support you need to start Living An Alive… Read more »

Anzac Day – The Daughters of Mars

  With Anzac Day approaching we celebrate and remember those who have fought in all wars to protect our country Australia. As it is the 100th Anniversary of Gallipoli there is much more focus on 25th April this year.  I would like to review a great book by Thomas Keneally.  It is called ‘The Daughters of Mars’. Set in 1915… Read more »

Evening Class – Be Inspired to Learn A Language

Maeve Binchy

As it was St Patrick’s Day this week I thought our Book review should be one written by an Irish author. I have selected Maeve Binchy.  Unfortunately, she passed away recently however her books are still very popular.

Still Alice – Highlighting Alzheimer’s Disease

Julianne Moore is receiving rave reviews and received an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of Dr Alice Howard a linguistic professor who is facing the devasting early onset of Alzhemers disease. I was part of a book club a couple of years ago and one of our chosen books was Still Alice and it left a lasting impression on me.