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About Shelagh Murray

Shelagh was an ordinary middle-aged woman, living a comfortable life and expecting a comfortable retirement. But now she’s not. Her husband walked away when she was 58, so she did the only thing any sane person can do these days – she started a blog. Middle Aged Free and Single [www.middleagedfreeandsingle.com] is Shelagh’s way of trying to find out what the hell happens next.
Latest Posts | By Shelagh Murray
Being the Eldest Person on Your Work Team
8 months ago

Being the Eldest Person on Your Work Team

Many of us continue to work past the point when society expects us to retire. Maybe we don’t feel ready to retire yet, maybe we just need the money…
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Are You Set in Your Ways? Here’s How to Tell
9 months ago

Are You Set in Your Ways? Here’s How to Tell

By  •  Mindset

It’s not just our joints that we need to keep flexible as we get older. The trouble is, we find a steady way of doing things that works well for us. In fact, it’s always worked well for us…
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Is Volunteering for You After 60? These 10 Benefits May Be the Boost You Need
10 months ago

Is Volunteering for You After 60? These 10 Benefits May Be the Boost You Need

After a lifetime of working for money, why on earth would we want to go and work for nothing? I was a volunteer with the National Trust in the UK for nearly four years. I was a costumed guide…
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13 Things to Help You to Get Fit and Strong and… Stay That Way When You’re Over 60
11 months ago

13 Things to Help You to Get Fit and Strong and… Stay That Way When You’re Over 60

When did you and I stop playing out? When did we stop running around like giddy kippers just for the sheer unadulterated fun of it? When did moving become a chore, rather than something that was imperative?
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Are You Financially Savvy? Here Are 11 Tips Every Older Woman Can Use
12 months ago

Are You Financially Savvy? Here Are 11 Tips Every Older Woman Can Use

In any relationship, there is division of labour – one partner will probably do most of the cooking, the other will probably do most of the car-related stuff, and so on…
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