For the third time, Third Age Press invited thirdagers to submit plays (principally but not exclusively) aimed at playreading groups of which there are hundreds in U3As around the country. Competition was brisk and fascinating and the new collection all be published on 28 November 2013. See our Home Page and/or Book Shop for details. […]
Typing ‘third age’ into Google in order to check on our website, I was stunned to be deluged with websites and YouTube links for ‘Third Age – Total War’. This is apparently the hot new video game based on the Lord of the Rings. Not being a follower of the L of the R ‘saga’ […]
Please feel free to add any image or text that ‘accentuates the positive’ view of old age. For starters here’s the Bolder Group making their noteworthy case, fighting for their centre with song.
. . . and the ‘elderly’ couple she met in the cafe drinking wine at 11 in the morning. Their advice – ‘The closer to the grave you get, the less the rules apply’. What a great motto. Thanks
Seniors? Oldies? Thirdagers? Elders? ?????? What’s your preferred title for the gloriously heterogeneous conglomerate that is people ‘over a certain age’?
I stopped reading Ms Hanson (Guardian G2 Tuesdays) for a while because I couldn’t stand her negativity but I’ve now gone back to her because I’ve decided it’s healthy to raise your hackles once in awhile and boy, does she ever raise mine. I can’t remember who I heard say of an elderly male relative that […]
SILVER ACTION 01 & 03 Feb 2013 When the Tanks at the Tate (mod) were first opened last year, one of the installations caught my eye – convened by an American conceptual artist, Suzanne Lacy, it consisted of a timelapse film of a large empty space in a shopping mall being gradually set with many […]
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BRITAIN’S OLD-AGE TIME BOMB (Guardian Monday 25th February 2013) A recent article in The Guardian referred (although they may have been quoting someone else) to the ‘time bomb’ of Britain’s expanding population. Of course, over the last few years we have seen numerous similar reports referring to the ‘burden’ that our generations is imposing and […]
My name is Dianne Norton and I want to encourage you to make the best of the rest of your lives. And before you shout ‘patronising’ at me I also want to know how you make the most of your lives or what’s stopping you from doing so . . . or maybe you just […]