Growing older disgracefully

We have a reading from a spiky Jenny Joseph, who has kindly shared her proposed plans for the future. What are your thoughts as you grow older? Are you looking forward to saying and doing what you like? Get in touch and tell us all about it!


Bill Rennells from the BBC!

We have something very special for you to kick off 2018! Avril, Silver Robins creator invited BBC Oxford Radio Bill Rennells (Harmony Night) to offer himself an evening with mock panel of fans, which allows Bill to tell us about several anedotes. To listen, please press play on the sound file below. Keep checking this… Click here for more


Pigeons by Rita White

The mating season has begun The pigeons now are having fun Get off she cries, you’re such a chump. He’s in pursuit he loves to hump. The coping can be such a pain It seems they’re busy once again.. The girls they try to fly away, But, on their tails the boys do stay. They… Click here for more


A poem – Books by Rita White

The world is in cyber And Kindle is there But books they are real So you mustn’t despair To mark out the pages And savour the words Gives joy through the ages Like songs from the birds We need our real books The feel of the page The picture, the fun The joy and the… Click here for more


Helga’s Diary

We’ve recently been sent this rather charming piece…. DEAR DIARY – DAY 1 All packed for the cruise ship — all my nicest dresses, swimsuits, short sets. Really, really exciting. Our local Red Hat chapter – The Late Bloomers decided on this “all-girls” trip. It will be my first one – and I can’t wait!… Click here for more


Seniors Re-Create Famous Movie Scenes

We have been sent this Creative Calendar from a Retirement Home. A German Retirement Community did a calendar where seniors amazingly recreated famous movie scenes. The Contilia Retirement Group in Essen, Germany, made what is probably the best calendar ever with a few of their seniors. According to German press, 5000 calendars were printed. And… Click here for more


Parish News

We have another treat for you, read by Silver Robins dear friend Delia Corrie. She has kindly forwarded some great snippets from various parish magazines. Enjoy!


Blonde Helping a Trucker

A blonde lady motorist was about two hours from San Diego when she was flagged down by a man whose truck had broken down…… The man walked up to the car and asked, “Are you going to San Diego?” “Sure”, answered the blonde, “do you need a lift?” “Not for me. I’ll be spending the… Click here for more



Has anybody else discovered that once they hit 60 their patience disappeared out of the window so quickly it would have taken Dame Kelly Holmes to catch it! I now find if somebody gets on the bus with a £20 note or they haven’t got their money ready I find myself tutting away under my… Click here for more


A limerick on streaking…

Archimedes the old truth seeker, Jumped out of his bath, cried ‘eureka ‘ He ran half a smile, With only a smile And became the first ever streaker. I always thought it was a pity when Elizabeth Taylor was due to give a talk, and all of a sudden a streaker ran across in front… Click here for more