Author - Erika Lucas

Never too late to create

For the first time in 25 years one of the art world’s most prestigious competitions – the Turner Prize – has been opened to the over 50s. Why has it taken so long for older people to be recognised as important...

If you’re happy and you know it

What is ‘happy’ anyway? How happy are you on a scale of one to 10? And if your score isn’t as high as you’d like it to be, is there anything you can do about it? Can we control how happy we are? The latest scientific...

Walk this way …

“My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She’s 97 today, and we don’t know where the hell she is.” So said American comedienne and TV presenter Ellen DeGeneres. But while five miles may be a...