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Fab Fashions of Golf

Fab Fashions of Golf

The first ladies golf club at Westward Ho, Adelaide was formed in 1868. The ladies had their own 9 hole course separated from the men, and t...

The history of Gin in London

1689 WILLIAM OF ORANGE King William of Orange drops the tax on spirit production for the health of the nation and to utilize a surplus of g...
Plunging into despair over a glimpse of cleavage

Plunging into despair over a glimpse of cleavage

by John McNamee That’s it! The ABC TV people have gone too far this time.

To Salsa or Tango?

In a dimly lit dance studio, silver-tressed Richard Gere closely embraces sultry Jennifer Lopez while he flawlessly flips and turns her in...

Loose the smartphone

….when the grandkids are around I recently took my 4-year-old granddaughter to the dress rehearsal for her dance recital.
Dress Your Age? No Way, Says Fashion Expert

Dress Your Age? No Way, Says Fashion Expert

Many years ago, somebody or other — some annoying self-appointed style guru — came up with the concept of age-appropriate dressing.
To use a managing agent or not?

To use a managing agent or not?

We girded our loins, ignored all the doom and gloom of local and international financial markets, and decided to take the leap of faith to...

Words and Phrases Coined by Shakespeare

For many English-speakers, the following phrases are familiar enough to be considered common expressions, proverbs, and/or clichés.

Nightly News on a “Kneeds” to Know Basis Please

Of course it’s not unusual when you turn on the nightly news to get some sort of shock at what you see.

Men’s Health Week 9-15 June

Celebrating Your AchieveMENts Men’s Health Week is all about celebrating the many and wonderful contributions that boys and men bring to...
Taking the Chevvy to the Levee

Taking the Chevvy to the Levee

A Nostalgic John McNamee Remembers Taking His Chevvy To The Levee And Down Memory Lane OK, I admit it…I used to be a teenage car hoon...

Reuben Alfred Russell

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS ON THE MOVING SEARCH TO FIND A DIGGER’S FINAL RESTING PLACE Military historians believe they are getting closer to...
Daring To Straddle The Digital Divide

Daring To Straddle The Digital Divide

John McNamee discovers the global technology boom can leave many people feeling strangers in a brave new world HOW often have you seen or he...

When life was just a cowboy serial and a chocolate malted….

John McNamee asks some seriously important history questions What is it about those golden days of yore that we miss most?

Who’s the mug when the cup runneth over?

JOHN McNAMEE  FEELS HE’S BEEN DOWNSIZED IN THE COFFEE STAKES The other day I was sitting in a restaurant having a well-earned morning co...
Online coupon deals for seniors

Online coupon deals for seniors

Have you heard about daily deal websites like Groupon (groupon.com) or LivingSocial (livingsocial.com) and assumed they cater exclusively t...

The Association of Independent Retirees

GO55s is proud to announce our affiliation with The  Association of Independent Retirees (A.I.R.).

MY BATHROOM NIGHTMARE!

GRANDMOTHER TELLS OF HER FOUR-HOUR ORDEAL LOCKED IN A ‘CONCRETE VAULT’ By JOHN McNAMEE A 73year-old grandmother who spent a terrifying...

What’s gone out with the dodo?

Has anyone heard this expression lately: “Now kids, keep the noise down, we don’t want to disturb the neighbours.” Or this one: “Da...
HEALTH AT RISK…HUGE PRICE RISES A SERIOUS BLOW FOR THE AGEING

HEALTH AT RISK…HUGE PRICE RISES A SERIOUS BLOW FOR THE AGEING

OLDER PEOPLE FORCED TO CUT BACK ON MEDICAL AND ESSENTIAL SERVICES NEWS ANALYSIS BY JOHN McNAMEE Alarming new statistics released recently sh...