Monday, January 18, 2021

As told to Celina Ribeiro

Never too late: 'You’ve got to find that thing that gets you up in the morning'

Name: Nick FowlerAge: 60Electrical engineer turned personal trainerI was a severe asthmatic to start with. Living in Darwin every time the season changed, I ended up in hospital. They said I had to start swimming to build my chest...

Never too late: how a retired teacher's 'fungi hobby' led to her finding 20 new species

Name: Pamela CatchesideAge: 80 Teacher turned MycologistMy first career was a long and happy one. I was a high school teacher.I started teaching back in 1962 at a lovely school in London. It was a wonderful introduction into teaching....

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