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Alcohol-Free Booze: What You Said

Alcohol-Free Booze: What You Said

After varied vaccine views, it’s a personal delight that many of you also enjoy the charms of zero alcohol beer. To answer some queries, it’s lower in calories but still may contain some sugars. It’s also considered a sports drink! Sadly, the pursuit of a half-way decent tipple of non-alcoholic wine seems a far harder path (link). Our commentators on last week’s piece about this new de... read more>
“Women & Over-55s Most Reluctant to be Vaccinated”

“Women & Over-55s Most Reluctant to be Vaccinated”

In the short life of the FiftyUp Club I can’t think of an issue more age-related, relevant and yet divisive as the decisions we face around the COVID vaccines. Your comments as ever are lively, although frustration felt by all sides seems to be creeping in too. To some it’s a simple obvious choice to get the jab; to others a much more complex dilemma. While I’m an unashamed supporter of t... read more>
The Surprising New Data on Men, Women, Age & Sexual Attraction

The Surprising New Data on Men, Women, Age & Sexual Attraction

It’s official! As hetero blokes age, they place less emphasis on the attractiveness and physical build of their potential partners and more on their personality and other features. The new research also confirms while younger lads give top marks for looks, women tend to prioritise intelligence, trust and openness. Money and income doesn’t seem to get a look in. It also found women aged 40... read more>
Our Latest 'A-Team' Profile: Meet John Tapper, Businessman & Daredevil!

Our Latest 'A-Team' Profile: Meet John Tapper, Businessman & Daredevil!

John Tapper has lived in Sydney and Melbourne and worked here and overseas. He is currently in Castlemaine Victoria after a four-year spell in Vietnam volunteering to help young business leaders get ahead. One may describe his professional life as varied - variously a businessman, consultant, property developer and daredevil. What’s your story? I found the most taxing portion of getting o... read more>
Vaccine Expert Answers some of Your Concerns

Vaccine Expert Answers some of Your Concerns

As of the start of this week more than three million Australians have been given the jab. Have you booked a time yet? Your COVID comments continue unabated, with questions such as ‘Can I have a choice of vaccine?’ and some misunderstandings about the science. Using reliable sources I have sought to address your points in ways which do not contribute to confusion and fear but boost clarity... read more>