Category Archives: Culture & Style

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! Advertisements

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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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“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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At what age do you switch to sensible shoes?

St Tropez is one of those small fishing towns in the south of France that swells in the summer months with normal tourists and yacht bond jetsetters. You cannot help but pick up the vibes of ‘decadent casual’. Everyone is dressed down with upmarke… Continue reading

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Julie Felix jamming

What fun to go to a friend’s 60th and have Julie Felix stroll up to the mic, guitar in hand, to belt out, Forever Young, Going to the Zoo, and a hot Piaf number. At 74, Julie is still enjoying the circuit (carefully chosen venues to lessen the tra… Continue reading

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Ladies in lavender

This 2004 film is worth watching again if you have already seen it, and well worth the first visit if you haven’t – “Ladies in Lavender” directed by Charles Dance from a story by William J. Locke about two ageing, unmarried sisters who befriend a … Continue reading

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Yoko Ono’s London show

Yoko Ono reclaims her artist status at nearly 80. Her new show at the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park, London strongly re connects Yoko to her avant-garde roots as it showcases her work from the Sixties through to today in the fields of performanc… Continue reading

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Celebrating Older style

Celebrating Older styleFashion savvy seniors help redefine old age Ari Seth Cohen, a young photographer who has a blog called Advanced style at http://advancedstyle.blogspot.co.uk/ has just published the book Advanced Style .Cohen started his blog… Continue reading

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BBC is preparing programme on ‘when I’m 65’

I found this useful information about a programme on being 65. I’m not sure when it will be shown but it looks as if it will be in July. Linda is going to try and find more details http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2012/when-im-65.html Continue reading

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Ageless Dance

AGELESS DANCE Breath Made Visible – A documentary about Anna HalprinDirected by Ruedi GerberZas Films 04/10 Documentary I have watched a few of Anna Halprins pieces on youtube before watching the film above. I loved what she said in on e of the yout… Continue reading

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