Have you ever wondered why an author writes the books they do? Liz Byrski wondered why so many book clubs exist and what they offer their members. In this blog, Liz tells us why she wrote her latest A Month of Sundays.
One is a former US president, the other a much-loved entertainment legend.
The road to family reunions is paved with good intentions, as Karen learned when the reunion her family were planning took an unanticipated turn.
Contrary to the opinion that reaching 60 is the end of life, Shirley Patton started a new life as an author.
Australia is a nation of immigrants and many of the people who suffered in Europe in the second world war made new homes here in the 1950's. Some came to the Snowy Mountains Scheme, others came without jobs or homes - this is one immigration story told by a Starts at 60 community member.
"When you hit 60, no one expects anything of you other than good hygiene and a plan that your children hope doesn't require them to deal with your incontinence."
"I gave up wearing uncomfortable shoes and clothes, stopped pretending I like parties and avoided going anywhere after dark if I had to drive. I relaxed into who I really am."
It took more than 50 years after WWII's end for the courage of these Aussie nurses to be officially commemorated.
How easy it is to forget the people who influenced our young lives, even if we didn't know it at the time.
Starts at 60's bookworm-in-chief shares her March reading list, and it's full of absorbing reads for every taste.