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Life Lessons from People Older and Wiser Than You

Helen Cathcart Dominique Afacan



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Hardie Grant Books (UK)
01 September 2019
Bolderis on a mission to change perceptions about growing older. Old age tends to conjure up visions of loneliness, rocking chairs and possibly some tea and biscuits. But this book captures a journey to find people aged 70 and older who make old age look appealing or even - gasp! - fun.

This book is full of real people, not acting anything like their media-prescribed age, telling their inspirational stories. One of the stories in the book features a woman who fell in love and married, aged 82. Another centres around a man who swims a mile in the Mediterranean Sea every morning, aged 85. From well-known names including Zandra Rhodes, Barbara Hulanicki and Michel Roux, to lesser-known people who will become your new heroes, you won't be able to put this book down. Nearly all of the interviewees are still working or creating in some way. And so many of them cite the happiest time of life as now, not then.

This book champions people over the age of 70 who are still creating, inspiring or working, and the goal is to change perceptions about growing older. Chapters tackle the eternal themes of Success, Love & Sex, Happiness, Family, Health & Fitness, Style & Beauty, Work, Friends, Regrets and Death. Full of surprises and hilarity from 28 people who are anything but invisible, Bolder is full of life lessons that everyone can learn from.
By:   Dominique Afacan
By (photographer):   Helen Cathcart
Imprint:   Hardie Grant Books (UK)
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Hardback
Dimensions:   Height: 215mm,  Width: 150mm, 
Weight:   530g
ISBN:   9781784882563
ISBN 10:   1784882569
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   01 September 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dominique Afacan has been editing luxury lifestyle magazines for over ten years. For the last two years, she's been based in London, but has also lived in Hong Kong, New York and Milan. Helen Cathcart is a lifestyle photographer specialising in travel, food and interiors. After studying Photography and Art Direction she started her career as a Photo Director working on various titles including a short stint on British Vogue. After a move to Sydney in 2010 she made the transition to full-time photographer and now shoots for top magazines and brands and has photographed numerous cookbooks. She has since returned to London where she is currently based.

Reviews for Bolder: Life Lessons from People Older and Wiser Than You

A beautiful book which I am very in love with...So life-affirming and desperately needed in a culture that is so woefully phobic of age. -- Dolly Alderton * The High Low *

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