As Scotland made history last night with passionate votes for and against its independence, the new day dawned on a No vote. We've gathered gransnetters' reactions to the news - add your own to the thread.
The essential autumn wardrobe guide
Get ready for the cosy cooler months ahead with autumn/winter style advice from fashion blogger Chic at Any Age. Create a well-edited wardrobe with her top tips.
Older People in the Media Awards
Will it be Sarah Lancashire? Judi Dench...? We've got a shortlist of fab actors and actresses for you to choose from. Cast your vote on the thread by 9 October.
Rich in ideas, options and gorgeous colours that include British heritage pieces, superb quality fabrics and yarns and wonderful natural fibres, here are all the key ingredients for a very special winter collection. Visit our website now for a complete winter wardrobe. Click here.
Invention of wings Q&A
For the first time ever, we'll deliver the answers to your ponderings about our book club choice via the small screen. Sue Monk Kidd herself will be filming the answers to all your questions. Ask yours here.
In your grandparents' shoes
We asked gransnetters to share memories of their own grandparents, to get a sense of just how much the role has changed over the years.
Gods and Warriors book giveaway
If your grandchildren are fans of epic mythical adventure, this is the giveaway for you. We've got the first three books in this five part series to give away.
On the road with Antiques Road Show
Antiques Roadshow expert, auctioneer and passionate hunter of rock memorabilia, Hilary Kay, has given her words of wisdom on keeping your heirlooms presentable over on Gransnet Somerset. Pop over for behind the scenes stories, royal encounters and priceless <sorry> advice.
“An old colleague of mine has started a home cleaning business, she gives really good discounts for the 'elderly'. I asked her what she considers as elderly. She replied that according to Age Concern it is over 55 - yikes.”
From freshly cleaned three piece suites to gravity stricken birthday suits, coolgran65 sums up tthe downturn:
“Yep... boobs dangle.
"Yep.... squidgy bum has dropped.
"Farting - all the time.”
On which indelicate note we end with:
feetlebaum“As for the farting - well, we all do it a dozen times a day - just as well, really, as otherwise we might die. But you ladies are so embarrassed about it! Among the male of the species, a fortissimo blow on the bowel bugle is likely to receive a round of applause, and ribald shouts of 'I'll name that tune in one!'"