11 episodes

Join host James Valentine on Life's Booming for stories of love, life, and adventure.

Season Two 'Dare to Date', tells the tales of over 50s who’ve re-entered the dating scene.  From dating disasters, to the heart-warming stories of seniors who’ve found their true love much later in life, Dare to Date proves that love can strike at any time, at any age – and produce any outcome!

Not on the dating scene? Be sure to check out Season One, 'Grey Nomads' as James Valentine shares the adventures and fascinating stories of unique characters as they travel around Australia.

Grab a cuppa and settle in for the ride.

Life's Booming Australian Seniors

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Join host James Valentine on Life's Booming for stories of love, life, and adventure.

Season Two 'Dare to Date', tells the tales of over 50s who’ve re-entered the dating scene.  From dating disasters, to the heart-warming stories of seniors who’ve found their true love much later in life, Dare to Date proves that love can strike at any time, at any age – and produce any outcome!

Not on the dating scene? Be sure to check out Season One, 'Grey Nomads' as James Valentine shares the adventures and fascinating stories of unique characters as they travel around Australia.

Grab a cuppa and settle in for the ride.

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    Online dating is not just for the young. Barry and Liz met on the phone dating app Tinder in their early 60s, and after saying they will never marry again – decide to tie the knot.

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    • 31 min
    High school sweethearts

    High school sweethearts

    Former teenage girlfriend and boyfriend Melissa and Paul, who started dating at school in Papua New Guinea, connect on social media and reignite their romance – 42 years after last seeing each other.

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    • 30 min
    The Captain

    The Captain

    A story of love, deception, and heartbreak as Michelle meets the man of her dreams – an airline pilot. But not all is as it seems, and alarm bells soon start ringing.

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    • 38 min
    Season 2: Dare to Date - coming soon

    Season 2: Dare to Date - coming soon

    Dare to Date is the latest season in the Life's Booming podcast hosted by James Valentine. It’s jam-packed full of real-life stories of sweethearts reuniting, online dating trials and triumphs, plus the fraudster who should be avoided at all costs! Stay tuned.

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    • 31 sec
    Chasing Elvis

    Chasing Elvis

    Rockabilly dancers, rock’n’roll circuitgoers and avid Elvis fans Lyn and Peter Davis talk to James Valentine about life on the road with Wagz their dog in a refurbished 1986 bus that follows the music. From the friendships they’ve made to the range of towns across Australia they’ve visited. Don’t miss Lyn’s extensive Elvis memorabilia, which includes cushions, a thermometer, a jukebox, hand towels and salt and pepper shakers, plus James singing a few tunes of his own. This heartwarming episode will make you want to dance.

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    • 25 min
    The adventurers

    The adventurers

    Bob and Phyllis Bowers are adventure junkies. They’ve been married for 53 years and it’s their shared love of exploring that keeps them together, from kayaking to camping, hiking and abseiling. They’ve had near-death experiences down the Nymboida River, completed seven-day hikes in the Kimberley and seen the incredible Gwion Gwion Aboriginal rock art (formerly known as Bradshaw art). Their love of small towns across Australia and the wonderful people they’ve met along the way continues to inspire them and their trips. 

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    • 34 min

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