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Learning to code after 40

It was fishkeeping, of all things, that lured Ken Hart, then age 43, to the world of web design. After years of caring for...
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A positive poke at Pokémon GO

I became aware of Pokémon GO when a blogger I follow on Facebook cussed out those whining and moaning about grown men and women...


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When love turns into control

Tracey's eloquently written and powerful post, 'Ghosts and monsters are real,' resonated. Many years ago, before I too fell foul of a controlling partner, I thought...
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On discovering a good friend is a racist

At school, my white best friend and I would often go to his house to listen to music and generally hang out. We had...


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Oh my days, the NOISE!

Coming from a family of seven, any expectation of quiet was pretty much null and void. Although it wasn’t something me and my siblings...


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The enemy – a daughter’s changed relationship

In response to our writing prompt - 'Change your name and discuss your choice,' our unsigned blogger has given us a powerful piece on a...


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What does retirement look like for the LGBT community?

  Baby boomers are approaching retirement age. This is a generation that has already seen massive social upheaval and gains in equal rights. They will...
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Pros and cons of flat sharing in your 40s, 50s, 60s…

This could be from living alone most of the time, but I'm not sure I'd be able to flat share now that I'm in...
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Life after lust

Hand on heart, there was a time in my marriage when I wouldn’t have noticed if my vagina had fused over. (Yes, just like...
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The joy (and stigma) of sleeping apart

Grace's post speaks to all couples who have ever secretly wished they had their own bed or own room. (Yearning for a separate house may...