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Video: 10 year old autistic girl sings ‘Hallelujah’


There’s always one moment that makes us sit back and appreciate the beauty of life itself. 10-year-old Kaylee Rodgers singing a version of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah is one of those moments. Kaylee has autism and ADHD and attends Killard House Special School in Northern Ireland. Kaylee’s headteacher told UTV that the video shows how far Kaylee


Video: All I Want For Christmas – Carpool Karaoke


If you haven’t watched it yet, here it is! This is Carpool Karaoke from the US based Late Late Show. Carpool Karaoke is a segment in which James Corden and musical guests sing along to their songs whilst driving on a planned route in Los Angeles. This is one special piece just for Christmas…you might even


Obama’s last Christmas Card has style

Obama's last christmas card

Obama’s last Christmas Card has style…oops we can’t say Christmas card because it’s not PC in the USA- Happy Holidays Card is the correct terminology! It’s that time again when we all start to worry about the Christmas cards and getting them out before we miss Australia Post’s Christmas delivery cut off date. If you’re


Melinda Schneider…does Doris again!

Melinda Schneider

Award winning country music sweetheart, Melinda Schneider, celebrates the magic of Doris Day and pays homage to the artist in her follow up album “Melinda does Doris…again…The Movie Songs”.  The Retiree sat down with Melinda to discuss her love for Doris, work/life balance and working on the album with her mum. Tell me about what


Leonard Cohen Tribute

Leonard Cohen Tribute

With the recent passing of Leonard Cohen, a tribute song has been released by American Capella group Pentatonix. Leonard was one of our generations best loved singers, songwriters, musician, poet, novelist, and painters. Hallelujah is one of Leonard Cohen’s best loved songs and it is now rising to popularity again through an awesome Leonard Cohen


Video: Crowded House at Sydney Opera House

Crowded House

Crowded House Sydney Opera House: At the 20th anniversary of the band’s farewell concert, the audience harmonise the chorus of Four Seasons in One Day, gently coached by the band’s frontman, Neil Finn.


Brady Bunch Mum Passes Away at 82

Brady Bunch Mum

Florence Henderson better known as Carol Brady (The Brady Bunch Mum) has passed away at 82 years. According to reports confirmed by Huffington Post, she died surrounded by family in Los Angeles. The cause was heart failure. Florences’s career lasted more than 50 years. beginning on Broadway when she was just 18. She was quickly cast


Get on the dance floor with Marcia Hines!

Marcia Hines

By Pamela Connellan Many of us grew up watching Marcia Hines on Countdown every Sunday night and it was no shock to us when she won Queen of Pop for three years running from 1976 to 1978. We loved her confidence, poise and the way she could really belt out a tune. Nearly 40 years


How will Obama spend his retirement?

President Obama Retirement

President Obama’s retirement, how will he spend it? A funny little skit aired at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner of President Obama pondering how he should spend his free time after leaving office. You can find some of the best Obama speeches here


Senior Australian of the Year Nomination

Senior Australian of The Year Nominee

Dr John Knight AM (Dr James Wright) is one of Australia’s best loved media personalities and Australia’s first celebrity doctor. At 89 years old, he was recently awarded the title of New South Wales Senior Australian of the year and is a National Finalist for Senior Australian of the Year 2017. Many of us remember Dr