Fittysomething? "W" AND "M", please.

Along with many other people, and even from a young age, I have always thought it deeply unfair and unjust that people have traditionally said that men age better than women! It has been my belief that this observation has been made with a false perception of what IS attractive. I strongly believe that confdence in your whole appearance is what makes a person attractive, and part of your appearance is the way you move, the way you hold yourself and so on.

Ageing population

According to a report published by the World Health Organisation, for the first time in human history the old - defined as people over the age of 65 - are due to outnumber the young - children under the age of 5. This unprecedented situation will have come about by the year 2020.

Lily was - and is - right

Our contributor Lily Young writes in her web-published book Surfing through the Menopause about how her working on her strength an fitness for her surfing helped her during her menopause. Now comes support for her stance from The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).

Plymouth Breakwater Swim


A couple of weeks ago we were in Plymouth, (on one of the very few actual summer days), walking along below Hoe Park, and saw some sea swimmers reaching the shore at a small beach near the Lido. A crowd was welcoming

85 year old Mountain Climber

Here's a man who shows that the only time to stop is .... when?

Facing It

Here's something new - or not new, really, since it's illustrating ageing as an achievement rather than a curse.

Wayne Watson reviews his 2010/11 season

Off-piste ski-guide Wayne Watson discusses his 2010/2011 ski season -

Surfers over 50

These days the term Silver Surfer is more likely to refer to people over 50 surfing the web rather than the waves (or to the DC Comic, come to that). If you ever felt like giving it a go among the real, rather than the virtual, waves, you'll find there are more like you than you might have thought.

86-year-old bodybuilder

The more we look the more find

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