Archive | October, 2013

The city that never sleeps: New York in 48 hours

The must-see list for New York first timers is vast: Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Fifth Avenue – the list goes on. So having visited NYC more than a few times, I decided in my 48 hours in the city that never sleeps I would skip the most obvious tourist […]

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Monica Porter: Why unstinting love is the real key to a happy family life

It was recently revealed that Dorset is the county with the highest proportion of married couples. Based on figures from the 2011 national census, it appears that, for some reason, fewer people get divorced there.

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King of Cool 2: The Great Escape

But can a TV remake of The Great Escape do justice to McQueen and co?

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How to get the funeral you want

When Fiona Hendry’s husband Raymond died, aged 61, of stomach cancer, one of her regrets was that they had not properly discussed arrangements for his funeral.

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My afternoon at The Savoy taking tea with Christine Keeler

I’ve never forgotten my afternoon with Christine Keeler. It cost my then-employers at the Daily Mail £5,000 to arrange a newspaper stunt publicising Scandal, a breezy 1989 film about the Profumo affair in which Keeler was the colt-legged catalyst.

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Bernard Gallacher: Back where he belongs

Bernard Gallacher enjoying life after his heart scare

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A personal view

A funeral plan is a good excuse to talk about yourself.  After all, a funeral should be the one thing in life and death that is all about you. It seems a shame, therefore, that so many people never get the chance to be part of it while they can still enjoy it.

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Get up and go – October 2013

In our October edition of Get Up and Go, we profile Christine Keeler, Raymond Blanc, Bernard Gallacher and Selina Scott. We also look at a TV remake of The Great Escape, funeral plans, care plans and travel ideas. Download PDF [issuu layout=http%3A%2F%2Fskin.issuu.com%2Fv%2Flight%2Flayout.xml backgroundcolor=FFFFFF showflipbtn=true documentid=131025144054-f6d9bf7d073c736926edd44d453175b2 docname=guag username=Lyonsdown loadinginfotext=Guag showhtmllink=true width=610 height=400 unit=px]  

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Pioneering surgery offering the gift of sight

A safer, more effective alternative to cataract removal

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MHA – helping you get more from later life

Award-winning care providers focus on choice and fulfilment

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