Quick selfie before going to a dinner party last night

Quick selfie before going to a dinner party last night.  Keeping warm in Winter clothes again. 
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Wearing snakeprint knit skirt and top and gilet. Heels 
Belt .
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Keeping warm in Winter clothes again.
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Wearing snakeprint knit skirt and top and gilet. Heels
Belt .
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Every so often we all need a digital detox

Every so often we all need a digital detox.
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Even if we don't feel or have social media comparison anxiety, we can still feel a need to post daily so we don't lose followers, and our followers don't lose interest.
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So if I don't post every day, please don't get bored and disappear. .
My Instafeed is real, not filtered, hoping to inspire, and may not always be real time as I'm not out every day and night. .
I'm often in many evenings on my own watching TV. My life can even be quite boring, mundane and even lonely. .
That is something that most people would not want to admit on their social media.
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I'm currently in the middle of writing a novel which is nearly finished, and that requires huge discipline, no distractions, sitting at my laptop with all emails and social media switched off.
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So today I've posted a bare-faced, no-make-up  selfie pic of my 64 year old me. Just as I am. No filters. This is me. .
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Even if we don’t feel or have social media comparison anxiety, we can still feel a need to post daily so we don’t lose followers, and our followers don’t lose interest.
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So if I don’t post every day, please don’t get bored and disappear. .
My Instafeed is real, not filtered, hoping to inspire, and may not always be real time as I’m not out every day and night. .
I’m often in many evenings on my own watching TV. My life can even be quite boring, mundane and even lonely. .
That is something that most people would not want to admit on their social media.
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I’m currently in the middle of writing a novel which is nearly finished, and that requires huge discipline, no distractions, sitting at my laptop with all emails and social media switched off.
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So today I’ve posted a bare-faced, no-make-up selfie pic of my 64 year old me. Just as I am. No filters. This is me. .
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Still keeping supple at age 64

Still keeping supple at age 64.
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Not necessarily the most flattering position but hey... at least the body is still mobile, even with the left hip re-surfaced a few years ago and various other injuries.
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For my fitness regime I try to do Pilates, mat or reformer, 3 times a week. Anything else is in addition or if I can't get to a Pilates class.
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My Pilates posts aren't always real time so don't believe I am a fitness fanatic and exercising every single day - I'm not! .
If I'm in the Isle of Wight I love to horse ride on the beach.
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I also do occasional dance classes which can help memory as well as fitness, as  concentration is needed to remember routines.
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Boxing mixed with HIIT in the gym is great for cardio and fat burning and also concentration as I dont want to be punched on the nose  
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Not necessarily the most flattering position but hey… at least the body is still mobile, even with the left hip re-surfaced a few years ago and various other injuries.
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For my fitness regime I try to do Pilates, mat or reformer, 3 times a week. Anything else is in addition or if I can’t get to a Pilates class.
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My Pilates posts aren’t always real time so don’t believe I am a fitness fanatic and exercising every single day – I’m not! .
If I’m in the Isle of Wight I love to horse ride on the beach.
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I also do occasional dance classes which can help memory as well as fitness, as concentration is needed to remember routines.
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Boxing mixed with HIIT in the gym is great for cardio and fat burning and also concentration as I dont want to be punched on the nose
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Tbt to when I was a QVC guest presenter for the fashion brand Bob Mackie

Tbt to when I was a QVC guest presenter for the fashion brand Bob Mackie.
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Bob Mackie's Wearable Art was 'fashion for women of a certain age, who want to be noticed, not invisible. Fashion designed to flatter and create illusions of a better body shape.
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I love inspiring older women to not be invisible or feel less than they were.  Helping women to be the best versions of themselves , whatever age, bodyshape or size they are, with no social media filters.
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I hope to inspire positive body image, confidence, self-esteem and no comparison anxiety for better mental health. .
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@bobmackie 
@qvc

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Bob Mackie’s Wearable Art was ‘fashion for women of a certain age, who want to be noticed, not invisible. Fashion designed to flatter and create illusions of a better body shape.
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I love inspiring older women to not be invisible or feel less than they were. Helping women to be the best versions of themselves , whatever age, bodyshape or size they are, with no social media filters.
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I hope to inspire positive body image, confidence, self-esteem and no comparison anxiety for better mental health. .
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@bobmackie
@qvc

Plank with the help of @misslucy_lou

Plank with the help of @misslucy_lou .
When it was a beautiful sunny outdoors personal training day. .
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When it was a beautiful sunny outdoors personal training day. .
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A French website @aufeminin has written the nicest article about my Instafeed and how, as a 64 year old woman, I’m helping other women to be body confident and happy in their own skin

A French website @aufeminin has written the nicest article about my Instafeed and how, as a 64 year old woman, I'm helping other women to be body confident and happy in their own skin. .
I created my Instagram to inspire and help women of all ages to be body positive and non-judgemental or super-critical of themselves or others. .
And to see what we look like with no filters.. .
No one is perfect. But we can all be the best versions of ourselves wrinkles, warts and all- everything that makes each of us unique.
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C'est flatteur de recevoir ces critiques. Merci.
And thank you to all my new French followers. .
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I created my Instagram to inspire and help women of all ages to be body positive and non-judgemental or super-critical of themselves or others. .
And to see what we look like with no filters.. .
No one is perfect. But we can all be the best versions of ourselves wrinkles, warts and all- everything that makes each of us unique.
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C’est flatteur de recevoir ces critiques. Merci.
And thank you to all my new French followers. .
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