Joy

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

Poems for midlife

Allie Esiri's collection A Poet for Every Day of the Year features poems for life's big and little moments. We excerpt ones for empty nest, hope, love and more

Photography that can save the world

As we think more about the health of the planet, Ami Vitale tells how photographers can help us connect with the natural world.

I became a lingerie model at 48

Rachel Peru divorced and started over...before experiencing other set-backs. Then she volunteered for a charity fashion show

Book Club November 2021: Rachel Joyce

Sign up for our September Noon Book Club featuring bestselling author Lissa Evans. 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.

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