Who or What Are Super Agers?
Reading Time: 6 minutes Super Agers are a group of people over the age of 80, who have retained a memory capacity equal to much younger people. They are individuals who exhibit less brain volume loss, or what is known as brain atrophy.
Full Crazy about the Moon
Reading Time: 6 minutes The full moon affects not just sleep but the mind and body. The word ‘lunatic’ comes from the Latin word for moon, luna and was coined in the 15th century along with myths of werewolves who come out full force at full moon.
Famous Sisters who were Rivals
Reading Time: 5 minutes There are many records of famous sister who were rivals, which is sad, as the love of a sister is a real blessing. Here are just some interesting sisters, which includes, the Bronte Sisters, Boleyn Sisters, the Andrew Sisters, through to the Gabor sisters and Cleopatra.
Beatrix and her Bunnies
Reading Time: 4 minutes Today’s woman from history, Beatrix Potter, was a champion of many causes. She was a writer, illustrator, natural scientist, sheep farmer, businesswoman and conservationist. As such this amazing woman, Helen Beatrix Potter was a woman pioneer in many fields,
Stunning Flappers from the 1920s
Reading Time: 5 minutes Let’s take a light-hearted look at the wonderful, energetic and outrageous, but stunning Flappers from the 1920s. These women impacted the world in a way women had never done before.
Astounding Women Leaders from the Mists of Time
Reading Time: 5 minutes There were some astounding women leaders from the mists of time. They were fearless ‘lionesses’ if their day. Women who operated from a deep inner passion for what they believed in.
World’s Largest Diamonds
Reading Time: 4 minutes Not many people would have been aware when they saw images of Queen Elizabeth’s coffin they were viewing the world’s largest diamond.
Our Amazing Female Brains
Reading Time: 4 minutes In the current obsession with gender, talking about male or female brains could cause outrage. There is even a term for this, neurosexism, ‘Neuro’ refers to nerves or circuitry of the brain.
Not Hanging Up Ballet Shoes Any Time Soon
Reading Time: 4 minutes Judith Ker, aged 93, says she is not hanging up her ballet shoes anytime soon. She has taught for six decades.