Author Archives: Lisette

About Lisette

We are five women, born between 1945 and 1960, who are curious about how to richly live this stage of our lives, remaining true to ourselves and open to inspirational models.

Fabulous Fashionistas on Channel 4 17th September

Keep on learning, use colour, enjoy scarves,keep curious,love life are just some of their advice on the philosophy of living.. and finally AVOID BEIGE!

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91 year old DJ presents at Angel FM

Apparently being 91 has not stopped Margaret Leigh-Jones from trying new things and maybe that is her secret for staying young apart from cycling everyday!(more) It is only recently that she has begun presenting at Hampshire nostalgia radio station Angel … Continue reading

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Yoko Ono at 80

Do you think you’ll ever retire?”I never thought of it ..” At 80 Yoko Ono says in an interview to Time”Its like my second life is opening up”(more) Artist and activist Yoko Ono has just published a book “Acorn” that … Continue reading

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“You are never too old to chase your dream”

Diana Nyad at the age of 64 became the first person to swim 110 miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.(more) (Category Tales and vision,)

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Maurice Sendak

Rachel Cowan from New York (also interested in boomerageing) has shared this wonderful little video Continue reading

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Kite Flying

For those of you who think it might be easy to fly a kite, watch this!‪ ‪ ‪ ‪ The guy flying the 3 kites is in his 80s, and he’s from Canada. He comes to the Washington State International Kite Festival every year. His skin is like leather as he n… Continue reading

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Grandmother as activist

I was just in Buenos Aires and became aware of the work of these women . The grandmothers of the Plaza del Mayo in Argentina were awarded the Unesco peace prize in 2011: “The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo (Spanish: Asociación Civil Abuelas de … Continue reading

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Exercise, weights and a man in his 90s

At 93 year old , Dr Charles Eugster has been training in a gym for the last 6 years.He says it not only changes your appearance, it changes your energy and it changes the way you think.He believes that we need to think differently about how we tra… Continue reading

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“I’m not ageing,I’m ripening” The Crystal Quilt by Suzanne Lacy at the Tanks in the Tate Modern

The Whisper Minnesota project was a three year project created by Suzanne Lacy aimed at giving voice and visibility to older women.The culmination was an hour long performance on Mothers day in 1987 where 430 women over 60 gathered together seated… Continue reading

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From Age-ing to Sage-ing by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

In this book Zalman Schachter-Shalomi looks at what the sage in our world could look like and how he/she can reach the fullness of his/her elder hood . He proposes that a sage offers experience, balanced judgement , and wisdom for the welfare of s… Continue reading

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