Life begins at 60?
Since I retired I have become a writer, flower arranger,judge for Yorkshire in Bloom assisted in and presented on a local radio station, volunteer on an allotment for adults with disabilities and help to run a social enterprise with profits going to mental health charities etc etc
I live in West Yorkshire and spend much of the summer at the Yorkshire coast.
At the official launch this month our radio programme went
out live but this time, a first for us, in front of an audience.
Other performers included a storyteller, poets and
The chapel, or ChapELFM as it is known, is a great place which
encourages both young and the more mature to get involved with reading,
writing, performing, producing as well as on the technical side using the state-of-the-art equipment. It’s all very exciting after meeting in a
back room at a local library and an office above a parade of shops where noise
frequently caused problems when recording
This month I was able to meet a Facebook writing buddy, Leigh Russell, when
she came to a book signing of her latest novel, Race to Death, at the local Waterstones.
I am currently doing a free on-line Open University course
Introduction to Journalism which is time consuming but most interesting and
useful. They have an amazing range of courses available. Check them out at FutureLearn.com.