Joy

Experience an infusion of delight with our Joy topic for women in midlife, from books and travel to interiors, shopping and more.

Book Club November 2021: Rachel Joyce

Sign up for our September Noon Book Club featuring bestselling author Rachel Joyce. Plus you get a copy of the book

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The transformative power of beauty in midlife

There's more to beauty than mere pleasure and satisfaction, says Sue Peart.

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At school I wanted to be a writer but the careers teacher suggested hairdressing. At 60 I finally got published

Julie Owen Moylan always wanted to be a writer. She finally stopped listening to her doubts...and made it come true

Book Club September 2021: Lissa Evans

Sign up for our September Noon Book Club featuring bestselling author Lissa Evans. Plus you get a copy of the book

September 2021: Books to read now

We're welcoming autumn with a great list of the best books to read now. Sam Baker, host of the Noon Book Club, shares her top picks.

August 2021: What to read now

Getting ready for your long-awaited holiday? You'll need a great book. Let this list from Sam Baker, host of the Noon Book Club, be your guide.

Book Club July 2021: Ruth Jones

Sign up for our July Noon Book Club feauring bestselling author Ruth Jones of Gavin and Stacey. Plus you get a copy of the book

Stacey Duguid: Dressing for summer

Noon's fashion friend, Stacey Duguid, gives her take on summer style and tells us that joyful dressing isn't the same for everyone.

July 2021: What to read now

Discover the newest, great reads with this exclusive list from Sam Baker, host of the Noon Book Club.

'I was in the Royal Box at Wimbledon and this is what it is like'

When her father, the 'skipping Sikh', was invited to Wimbledon, his daughter Minreet went too. She describes what it was like in the Royal Box at Wimbledon.

At 47 I was diagnosed with cancer - my local ladies running club saved my life

After a cancer diagnosis, Josie Lloyd discovered a group of running friends who helped her regain gallows humour and hope.

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What I learned about hair, makeup and myself by going grey

For years Kate Spicer coloured her hair. When she stopped, she suddenly learned there were some secrets to going grey.