So, we failed miserably at the challenge!!! Shockingly unsuccesfully embarrassingly so in the effort to extract ourselves from our phones for one measly week. Shameful behavior by two mature ladies who should no better. Especially after getting the reports re our outrageous screen time hours!! We made the lame excuses, life happened, shopping happened,work, family … Continue reading Divorcing the Net for a Week….Failed by two flaky MoFos
But does this mean that social media stops us connecting on any real level? Have we produced a society where people poke you on the internet but can’t even manage to smile at you in the supermarket? What about those who have 1500 Insta followers but no one to go out with on a Sunday afternoon?
Birthdays are always something I looked forward to but not this year and it wasn’t because I’m a year older. These last 6 months have been difficult to say the least. My hormones are all over the place at the minute after beginning the menopause, one minute I have a short fuse and could rip … Continue reading Another Year Older!
I Duff, have been practising yoga once a week for a couple of years now. To be honest I didn't really get the whole yoga vibe. I have used it to help manage back problems and to keep me supple as I get older but I never actually got on the whole ethos of yoga … Continue reading Zen and the art of menopause maintenance
A hungover Sharkey and Duff is neither a stylish or coiffured one though, hence the lack of selfies and lots of pictures of lovely buildings!
Botox, ooh a controversial subject with some of our friends. Those of our chums who choose the natural route we salute you, we support you and we are in awe of you but we have chosen a different path, the path of wrinkle free foreheads and medical assistance.
Summer is on its way and holidays are nearly here. Everyone loves a good holiday, but when you reach our age, the thought of baring your body to the world in little to no clothing gives us nightmares. Weeks before our holidays, Sharkey and Duff stress about how we look in swimwear. We go on … Continue reading Swimwear… wear it well
HERE WE TALK ABOUT OUR RELATIONSHIPS WITH ALCOHOL AND WHAT IT WOULD BE LIKE TO GIVE IT UP.....
DuffIf you had the chance to go back and live your youth again would you ? If so would you change anything, would you live your life differently ? If you could go back to the beginning, live it all again but knew what you know now, how would it affect the outcome? What advice would … Continue reading Advice to my younger self….
The sadness that is Dementia.... Hi everyone I’m Janet one half of Sharkey and Duff. Today I wanted to talk about the heartache, trials and tribulations of a having a parent that suffers from Dementia. My lovely, reserved, strong, rock of a Dad Geoff was diagnosed 5 years ago and since then has started fade … Continue reading The sadness that is Dementia….