Elizabeth Quinn

About Author
Elizabeth Quinn is a writer, francophile and single mother of three young adults. She knows the value of support networks after almost losing her life in a car accident 10 years ago – on the day she planned to leave her marriage. Her website, diywoman.net, was created to provide a similar support network. There, she writes from practical experience about issues of interest to people over 50. Contact:
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ALL ARTICLES FROM Elizabeth Quinn

Grandparents

Patient waiting game for the long-distance grandparent

Videos and photos add joy to every day.

COVID-19

Slow dating: The online search for love during lockdown

Love waits for no man, or woman, but how to find and grow a relationship in lockdown?

Community

The wonder of a standing ovation – when standing is a challenge

A 1000-kilometre journey, despite crippling arthritis, proves the power of music.

Lifestyle

Sixty and single, but a partner is not top of my to-do list

Are we all capable of making the sacrifices that ‘coupledom' demands?

Lifestyle

Music restoreth the soul

Elizabeth Quinn shares an annual summer highlight that is the closest she comes to a re

Community

Cup Day connections and reflections on the ‘race of life’

Elizabeth Quinn shares how Cup Day links three generations of woman in her family.

Lifestyle

Why Kathy Subic is determined to make her time count

How an overgrown garden - and rediscovered ambition - saved Kathy Subic's life.

Lifestyle

The reluctant grandmother

‘Am I ready to be a grandparent?'

Community

Preparing for death – your death

Elizabeth Quinn and her mother join forces to add life and humour to the death talk.

Veterans’ Affairs

Reconciliation and understanding at Amiens Cathedral

An Anzac Day-inspired journey to Amiens Cathedral - to honour, to grieve, to understand

Lifestyle

Dividing the assets – who gets custody of your friends?

Coping with lost friends in a divorce can be heartbreaking, writes Elizabeth Quinn.

Community

Getting older means … letting loose your inner eccentric

Getting older means … being less fearful of speaking up and out.

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