With the brilliant Bryony Gordon after her open, honest and funny talk in the first of a series of ” Live Well” inspirational talks at the Hurlingham club

With the brilliant Bryony Gordon after her open, honest and funny talk  in the first of a series of " Live Well" inspirational talks at the Hurlingham club.
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Loved Bryony and her no filter approach to life and being true and authentic to who she is.
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That "we should all be kinder to ourselves"
And "We should say NO more often" 
Were two of Bryony's thoughts that resonated most with me. .
Most women are so self-critical and often feel they are not enough. But they are and should allow themselves to be who they are. 
That is why Bryony's Instagram is always real and never filtered and so is mine too- hopefully to inspire women of all ages.
Never to try to be something they are not. 
Be individual and unique.
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Great to meet you Bryony and have a chat at the end. .
I really enjoyed listening to you talking spontaneously with no prompts, with your energy and joie de vivre and how you now embrace life sober and grab it by the balls.
 @bryonygordon .
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@hurlinghamvenue

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Loved Bryony and her no filter approach to life and being true and authentic to who she is.
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That “we should all be kinder to ourselves”
And “We should say NO more often”
Were two of Bryony’s thoughts that resonated most with me. .
Most women are so self-critical and often feel they are not enough. But they are and should allow themselves to be who they are.
That is why Bryony’s Instagram is always real and never filtered and so is mine too- hopefully to inspire women of all ages.
Never to try to be something they are not.
Be individual and unique.
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Great to meet you Bryony and have a chat at the end. .
I really enjoyed listening to you talking spontaneously with no prompts, with your energy and joie de vivre and how you now embrace life sober and grab it by the balls.
@bryonygordon .
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@hurlinghamvenue

#BeAgeProud

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These were 2 newspaper headlines today from one of the world's most influential trend forecasters.
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I used to fib about my age, especially as I worked in the media and on TV. I remained 37 years old for years into my 40s.
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However now I'm 64 I'm proud to acknowledge and tell my actual age.
I keep fit and healthy and want to inspire women of all ages.
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This selfie with no filters was from June 2018, last Summer,  when I was on my way to the Isle of Wight music festival. .
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These were 2 newspaper headlines today from one of the world’s most influential trend forecasters.
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I used to fib about my age, especially as I worked in the media and on TV. I remained 37 years old for years into my 40s.
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However now I’m 64 I’m proud to acknowledge and tell my actual age.
I keep fit and healthy and want to inspire women of all ages.
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This selfie with no filters was from June 2018, last Summer, when I was on my way to the Isle of Wight music festival. .
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Last day Day #7 @grayshottspa

Last day
Day @grayshottspa .
First day in the gym with personal trainer John.
You will see my efforts in future posts...
A mix of HIIT and strengthening exercises particularly for the quads.
The glutes and hamstrings and core and are working well together from my pilates fitness..
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And...
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What was it that French man Jann Moix wrote today about women over 50 being too old to love? And that women in their 20s are the only ones worth dating.
Well I'm 64 and still going strong so he's talking a load of old tosh.
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First day in the gym with personal trainer John.
You will see my efforts in future posts…
A mix of HIIT and strengthening exercises particularly for the quads.
The glutes and hamstrings and core and are working well together from my pilates fitness..
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And…
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What was it that French man Jann Moix wrote today about women over 50 being too old to love? And that women in their 20s are the only ones worth dating.
Well I’m 64 and still going strong so he’s talking a load of old tosh.
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Christmas outfit #10

Christmas outfit .
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Snakeskin print top and wrap knit skirt @zara
Ballet shoes @marksandspencer .
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Dogs 
@misslucy_lou 
@missmollysmusings 
@ Splash .
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Snakeskin print top and wrap knit skirt @zara
Ballet shoes @marksandspencer .
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Dogs
@misslucy_lou
@missmollysmusings
@ Splash .
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Christmas outfit number 4

Christmas outfit number 4.
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Rhinestone embellished top 
Diamante jeans 
Sparkly ankle boots
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@tuclothing
@zara
@bobmackie

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Rhinestone embellished top
Diamante jeans
Sparkly ankle boots
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@tuclothing
@zara
@bobmackie

Tbt

Tbt.
1970s.
In my 20s.
Appreciate each year of your life at the time.
When you look back you will wonder why you didn't....
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1970s.
In my 20s.
Appreciate each year of your life at the time.
When you look back you will wonder why you didn’t….
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Good morning Friday!

Good morning Friday! .
It's important to always stretch before any exercise.
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But check with your personal trainer that you're stretching correctly as this pose is slightly exaggerated for the purposes of this pic. The more you can bring your hip forward and align the knees the better the stretch.
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It’s important to always stretch before any exercise.
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But check with your personal trainer that you’re stretching correctly as this pose is slightly exaggerated for the purposes of this pic. The more you can bring your hip forward and align the knees the better the stretch.
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Back in day

Back in day.....
Circa 1970s
Wearing Kenzo.
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It's a shame that our younger selves don't appreciate or realise how good we look at the time and beat ourselves up wanting to be an improved version. Slimmer, curvier, longer legs, bigger boobs etc etc.
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Love yourself and love what you see in the mirror as you are now.
Accept your imperfections. They are what make you unique. .
Be confident in who you are. 
Confidence is sexy.
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Circa 1970s
Wearing Kenzo.
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It’s a shame that our younger selves don’t appreciate or realise how good we look at the time and beat ourselves up wanting to be an improved version. Slimmer, curvier, longer legs, bigger boobs etc etc.
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Love yourself and love what you see in the mirror as you are now.
Accept your imperfections. They are what make you unique. .
Be confident in who you are.
Confidence is sexy.
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Sometimes you have to step outside your comfort zone

Sometimes you have to step outside your comfort zone. Today I did.
I like to practice what I preach....
as they say:
"Walk the walk and talk the talk".
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Now age 64 I am priviliged to be part of an upcoming ad campaign featuring real women.
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Launching February 2019.
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Watch this space.
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Thank you @janine_witherspoon mua for such a lovely natural make-up.
Today I did.
I like to practice what I preach….
as they say:
“Walk the walk and talk the talk”.
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Now age 64 I am priviliged to be part of an upcoming ad campaign featuring real women.
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Launching February 2019.
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Watch this space.
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Thank you @janine_witherspoon mua for such a lovely natural make-up.

This is an exciting week!

This is an exciting week! .
Filming for an ITV Newsnight Special for December transmission later this week
And then being photographed as part of a "real women" Ad Campaign.
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Watch this space! .
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50pluslifestyle

Filming for an ITV Newsnight Special for December transmission later this week
And then being photographed as part of a “real women” Ad Campaign.
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Watch this space! .
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50pluslifestyle