The glitz and glamour of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing 2019 is nearly upon us. And so is Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman’s co-ordinated ensembles and memorable (but sometimes questionable) co-host banter. The dazzling array of costumes, exciting choreography and perfectly-timed steps (from the professionals of course) will soon be right in front of us – whether you’ll be watching from the comfort of your own home or one of the lucky ones who bags a seat in the studio audience.
Happy Birthday to Dame Helen Mirren! We LOVE Helen Mirren here at JD Williams and everything she stands for. To celebrate her birthday (she’ll be turning 74 on 26th July), we thought we’d devote this blog post just to her - we've got 21 Helen Mirren quotes around becoming older, her stance on feminism and just some general life advice.
So far, summer 2019 hasn’t quite lived up to the season of scorching sunshine that we’d hoped for. However, according to the met office, things are set to improve, so, if you’ve been holding out for an opportunity to set up the barbecue and get the family together for some fun in the sun, then you may just be in luck…
With the announcement of this year's Oscar nominations, we were keen to delve into the world of the over 50s and carry out a study to see just how well (or not well) that age generation is represented across both the Oscar nominations and the winners.