Lifestyle

$1000 to prune camellias!

Yes, you read correctly. $1000 to prune your camellias. Really and truly. And we’re not talking about a flower farm but rather a copse of camellias in a suburban backyard.

Picture of various indoor plants

Green is good – 5 hardy house plants

You may have noticed the resurgence in house plants. Gorgeous little shops that once were florists are now focussing on promoting longer lasting plants. Trailing…

A bookshelf filled with brightly coloured books

Books to lose yourself in

A good book is an immersion into another world. So this month we’re recommending a great book – in fact it’s a collection of short stories that allows you to dip in and out.  Helen Garner’s Stories: The Collected Short Fiction is an extraordinary collection and here’s why.

Purple Lilac Spring Blossoms against a blue sky

Spring has sprung – how to harness the good vibes

You can sense the change in the air. The blossom has come out, daffodils are sprouting and the colour of the sunshine is clearer and…

Smiling senior woman with black glasses, holding two gold Christmas baubles up as earrings

5 great presents for seniors

Finding the right present for someone can be stressful, a drain on your money and often end up being unused and wasteful. It’s even harder…

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Hervey Bay – heaven for the over 65s

Imagine glorious warm sunshine, temperate breezes and turquoise water teeming with whales, dolphins and turtles.

Hello Hervey Bay in winter!

Yes, you’ve read that right. All this in what’s usually a rug-up and wait-it-out season for those down south

Senior man and woman in bright clothes holding hands and dancing together

The 70 year itch

That caught your interest didn’t it! And why not? One of life’s greatest pleasures is intimacy and it doesn’t have to stop as you get…

Cute golden labrador puppy with a stick in it's mouth

Pat a pooch – your first step to good health

It’s official, pets are excellent for your health and even more so as you get older. It’s well known that caring for a pet reduces…

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