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About Ann Richardson

Ann Richardson is a writer and grandmother. She is fascinated by other people’s thoughts, experiences and emotions and loves to write books where they can express their views in their own words. Her most recent book is Celebrating Grandmothers: Grandmothers Talk About Their Lives. Ann lives in London, England, as do her two children and two grandsons. Please visit her website here http://annrichardson.co.uk
Latest Posts | By Ann Richardson
Getting Your Life in Order Before It Ends Too Soon – Can It Ever Be Accomplished?
2 hours ago

Getting Your Life in Order Before It Ends Too Soon – Can It Ever Be Accomplished?

By  •  Mindset

I heard an expression the other day that stopped me in my tracks. It had the ring of a famous saying, although that turned out not to be the case. But more importantly…
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5 Reasons I Am Becoming a Grumpy Old Woman in My 60s
1 week ago

5 Reasons I Am Becoming a Grumpy Old Woman in My 60s

By  •  Mindset

I would guess that most people who know me see me as a cheerful older woman, with a good life and little to complain about. All this is true. Yet, at the same time, I can feel myself turning into a Grumpy Old Woman. Read More

About Time – Can We Ever Have Enough of It?
2 months ago

About Time – Can We Ever Have Enough of It?

By  •  Mindset

Time is a very strange phenomenon. For most of our lives, we don’t have enough. We struggle with children and jobs and housework and think “If only I had more time, I would get on with…”
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Watching More TV These Days? Let’s Remember Children’s TV Programmes from Our Past
2 months ago

Watching More TV These Days? Let’s Remember Children’s TV Programmes from Our Past

In these new and – as everyone says – ‘unprecedented’ times, we are all stuck indoors, with a lot of time on our hands. I don’t know about you, but I am watching a lot more television than usual…
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Trivial Daily Nuisances: How Difficult Can It Be to Buy a New Mop?
2 months ago

Trivial Daily Nuisances: How Difficult Can It Be to Buy a New Mop?

How often do you have one of ‘those days’ when things just seem to go very wrong? I am not talking about days of virus epidemics or when you find out that you…
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As a Boomer, Do You Feel Out of Date in Today’s Modern World?
4 months ago

As a Boomer, Do You Feel Out of Date in Today’s Modern World?

Do you remember when you thought your parents were so out of date, it was almost embarrassing? They didn’t know anything about the music you listened to…
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How Often Do You Get to Sit Comfortably on Public Transportation?
4 months ago

How Often Do You Get to Sit Comfortably on Public Transportation?

People who go everywhere by car may have many complaints – traffic, the price of petrol (gas), or finding a parking space. But at least they can expect to travel in comfort…
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Downsizing Dilemma: Why Getting Rid of Books is So Tough
4 months ago

Downsizing Dilemma: Why Getting Rid of Books is So Tough

Finally, you have reached the age when you are beginning to think about downsizing. Perhaps you have familiarized yourself with all the practical and even emotional difficulties involved and have decided you are not quite ready to take the plunge.

Is there anything you can do in preparation for the eventual day? Read More

Thinking About Dying Doesn’t Have to Be Morbid
4 months ago

Thinking About Dying Doesn’t Have to Be Morbid

By  •  Mindset

Death and dying do not make for a jolly subject of any conversation, but it is part of life. And none of us is getting any younger. Is death or dying something you think about very much?
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The Many Joys Lying in Bed Can Bring to a Senior Woman
5 months ago

The Many Joys Lying in Bed Can Bring to a Senior Woman

Usually, when anyone writes about the joys of bed, they are thinking of one of two things: the pleasures of a good night’s sleep or, alternatively, of sex. I am a great believer in both…
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