Keeping your brain alive in retirement - what do you do?

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Re: Keeping your brain alive in retirement - what do you do?

Postby squeaker » 12 Jun 2019, 2:31pm

661-Pete wrote:I'll bet you're being kept busy too...

Oh Yes :lol: But pleased to be part of a Green fringe - now to get the majority to realise what's happening around us and to play their part in minimising the damage, as well a seizing the opportunities for green businesses.
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Re: Keeping your brain alive in retirement - what do you do?

Postby brynpoeth » 12 Jun 2019, 6:27pm

Just realised who I want to nominate to get us out of This Mess
Mrs Pete & Squeaker :wink:
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Re: Keeping your brain alive in retirement - what do you do?

Postby Graham » 12 Jun 2019, 6:52pm

How about using Duolingo.com to learn a new language ?
They have recently introduced a sort of league table for the users, such that a competitive element is brought into the picture.

Some users of this forum, might enjoy learning a european language, now that they have some free-time available. :wink:

Thanks to people here who mentioned Duolingo, here, some time ago. My french-speaking abilities had slid away since my year house-sitting in Picardie.
Things are rapidly improving.

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Re: Keeping your brain alive in retirement - what do you do?

Postby al_yrpal » 12 Jun 2019, 9:20pm

+1 for Duolingo. Excellent way of tuning up your language and pronunciation skills, and its free! Great for keeping the noddle tuned up too...

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