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On this the Laterlife Today page, Sally Smith our features editor, brings you all the latest articles for the month. There are our regular series described below as well as articles on an interesting variety of subjects each month.
Written by Maggi Stamp, laterlife's relationship counsellor, covering some of the challenges we meet in later life.
Each month LaterLife.com presents a feature from either The Artist or its sister publication, Leisure Painter.
TechnoFile will help you to understand some of the bewildering array of technology available today, and possibly help to keep up with your grandchildren!
In asssociation with the Royal Horticultual Society, here you can find a list of jobs for the month, for a keen Gardener.
A variety of monthly features
Here you can find our 'Interest Index' where you can quickly find all the latest articles covering a wide range of topics including: Technofile, Discover Your History, Beyond The Headlines and Recipe Inspiration from Waitrose
With the summer over, our prize draw takes us to the sunshine of the beautiful Algarve region of Portugal, with two fabulous holiday prizes to give away to lucky Silver Travellers.
The Algarve is a perfect holiday destination with its warm climate, stunning landscapes, sandy beaches, nature reserves, traditional villages, golf courses, castles and much more. Whatever your taste, it’s a special part of the world that is perfectly suited to Silver Travellers.
Win a holiday in the Algarve
Competition closes on the 31th October 2014
Articles of interest from other organisations
If you enjoy weekend breaks in the UK but find chain hotels a rather impersonal experience, then why not try this unique opportunity to enjoy a stay within a historic college?
After over 30 years Chevron have developed a sincere and reliable working relationship with the friendly Maltese. We have built an enviable reputation for reliability, service and efficiency. We sell direct; thereby offering affordable holidays without any hassle which saves you, the traveller, time and money.
With a vast range of flights and fantastic package holidays from affordable 3* to luxury 5* Chevron will find the best holiday deal for you!
Time4Care, a seamless service that brings together Property Management, Care Advice, Legal Advice and Financial Advice, looks at the things you need to consider when preparing for your own care needs.
Our singles weeks are all about having a good time with like minded individuals who are travelling alone for many reasons. Whatever your reason for joining us, we promise you our best attention at all times and will do everything we can to make your time with us a wonderful and fulfilling experience.
The Eden Hotel Collection (the AA Small Hotel Group of the Year 2014) and Silver Travel Advisor are offering you the chance to win a two-night stay for two, including breakfast and dinner on one evening, at any of its eight luxury boutique hotels in some of England’s most stunning locations.
Win a luxury break for two, at a luxury boutique hotel
Competition closes on the 30th November 2014
We’ve teamed up with leading eyewear brand Foster Grant to give away 10 pairs of LightSpecs™ lighted reading glasses worth £25.
LightSpecs offer a brilliantly simple and effective two-in-one solution for those situations where you need magnification and light to focus exactly where you want it.
LightSpecs use tiny powerful LED lights hidden in the temples that are angled down to get light where you are looking so you won’t disturb anyone around you.
Win one of ten LightSpecs™ lighted reading glasses worth £25
Competition closes on the 30th of November 2014
To mark the launch of King Charles III’s new senior rate we’re offering you the chance to win 1 of 2 pairs of tickets.
Following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Mike Bartlett’s critically acclaimed new future history play King Charles III is now running at Wyndham’s Theatre.
The Queen is dead: after a lifetime of waiting, the prince ascends the throne. A future of power. But how to rule?
Win one of three pairs of tickets to see King Charles III
Competition closes on the 3rd of November 2014
DreamWorks Animation’s HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 is not only one of the best reviewed films of the year, but also one of the top ten grossing films of the year in any genre.
The thrilling second chapter of the epic HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON trilogy returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless. The inseparable duo must protect the peace and save the future of men and dragons from the power-hungry Drago when Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment releases DreamWorks Animation’s critically acclaimed HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 on Digital HD 3rd November and on Blu-ray™ and DVD on 17th November.
Win the How To Train Your Dragon 2 on DVD
Competition closes on the 23rd November 2014
Based on the international best-selling novel by Pascal Mercier. Featuring an exceptional all-star cast including Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons, NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON is a spell-binding thriller which takes on two emotionally charged journeys revealing a man’s quest for self-discovery and the dying days of the Portuguese dictatorship. The film also stars Melanie Laurent ( Inglourious Basterds), Jack Huston (HBO’s Boardwalk Empire), Bruno Ganz ( Downfall), Tom Courtenay (Quartet), Christ
Win one of three Night Train To Lisbon Books
Competition closes on the 20th of November 2014
The Royal Opera House's Olivier Award-winning production of The Wind in the Willows returns to the West End this Christmas season.
Join Badger, Ratty, Mole and the irrepressible Toad on their adventures. From a dusty attic our Narrator, Alan Titchmarsh, brings Kenneth Grahame’s wonderful world vividly to life: from lazy days on the river bank, to speeding cars, a jail break and criminal deeds, cooked up in the Wild Wood.
Win one of two family tickets to see The Wind in the Willows
Competition closes on the 16th of November 2014