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How chocolate wrappings saved the day when the engine stopped
Back in the late 1960s, I was based in Perth. I drove out to Kalgoorlie, entering a local business....
Elvis Presley released Love Me Tender 61 years ago today
Can you believe it’s been 61 years since Elvis Presley’s ‘Love Me Tender’ first hit the airwaves? The King of...
Which young gospel singer had the biggest hit of the 1970s?
She was the daughter of singer and actor Pat Boone and Shirley Foley Boone (who was incidentally the daughter of...
Betty White assisted onto stage, gets standing ovation for award
Whenever you hear the name Betty White you know just who that is, and you can’t help but smile. The...
Sick of being called a 'senior'? How about being a 'super-adult'?
It’s well known that lots of Baby Boomers don’t see themselves as ‘old’ and don’t like to be regarded as...
Old comic book image sells for record price at auction
This is another great reminder why you shouldn’t throw anything out. An original illustration from a comic book has just...
Remember the Everly Brothers' first number one hit song?
The Everly Brothers were one of the first groups to bring harmony singing into the charts. Don and Phil Everly had...
Holden are ceasing production in Oz, but they'll live on forever
The story began in 1852 when a young bloke from Staffordshire in England arrived in Australia. His name was...
This first for Deborah Harry made her a household name
Deborah Harry has had a lot of success in her music career, most notably under the name of Blondie. With...
Boy Scouts throw out strictest rule in historic change
It’s the biggest change to Boy Scouts of America in their more than 100 year history, after it was announced...
Malcolm Turnbull: I'm responsible for bringing Playboy to Oz
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull gave away some surprising news It was during an interview with Luke Bradnam, Libby Trickett & Ben...
Game of thrones: The happy family memories ‘dad’s chair’ brings back
Since the dawn of time, there’s no doubt been a seating pecking order, with different family members having a special chair...
Remember the show that discovered our comedy stars?
Can you believe it was on October 11 back in 1975 that a television show started that launched the career of...
Remember marbles? Test your skills with the grandkids
It’s not often you were encouraged to throw glass around when you are a kid, unless it was a round...
Being a mentor can breathe new life into over-60s
Can age 50-plus talent build profitable mentoring-as-a-service businesses? Yes, because they are already doing it. And there aren’t enough mentors...
Who inspired Roy Orbison's biggest hit song?
Roy Orbison is known for many things. For his distinctive voice, for his style of music, for his vision problems...
A tale of a pair of glasses
When John and I left home on an extended trip in our motorhome, John packed not one pair of reading...
Part 2: From photographer to a second career as a glass artist
This continues Susan’s story about her French town’s mayor, Pierre Lequien. You can read Part 1 here. Pierre gave up...
Part 1: Becoming a photographer
My village mayor, Pierre Lequien, had once been a photographer and I asked him what made him choose the profession....
The flying truth
Flying in a machine high above the ground is an unnatural thing to do, but I love it. I enjoy...
Saturday Night Nostalgia: Remember the cartoons we watched?
Remember the days of good ol’ cartoon characters like Top Cat and Deputy Dawg? Sure, kids these days would probably...
Starts at 60 Features
Healthy Ageing: Uniting and Cater Care cooking series
Our eight part cooking series looks at your health from all directions and provides the tips, tricks and tools to live longer, healthier and happier at 60.
How's your hearing health?
There are some quick and easy ways to find out...
Health and Wellbeing: Live better at 60 and beyond
Our ten part health and wellbeing series looks at your health from all directions and provides the tips, tricks and tools to live longer, healthier and happier at 60.
Changes to home care: what you need to know
Find out what the February 2017 changes could mean for you or a loved one.