What happens when baby boomers suddenly realise that a very unplanned for retirement looms? Refreshing, honest, poignant and downright hilarious, this book is a great reminder that the fun never needs to end, sex and relationship issues have no age limit and it’s never too late to begin something new.
I loved this book and laughed out loud more times than I can count. This is what I wanted the third Bridget Jones book to be (I loved the first two) and so was delighted to find it in Dancing over the Hill.
Cait and Matt face retirement with the realisation that they never actually thought that they might actually be getting older. Cait is intent on writing a best selling book but is much too busy making lists of what she should do and checking facebook for its very important and educational content to ever actually write anything. Matt the cool TV producer is less than happy to find that he is now the ex-cool TV producer. Add in a facebook friend request that brings a blast from the past and the fun begins.
It’s great to see that the ‘what am I going to do when I grow up?’ question doesn’t have an age limit but the richness of a life well lived, so far, with all its ups and downs does inform the characters in this story and keeps it real. As well as very funny, this was also a very inspiring book. I’m not going to give away the story by saying how…