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Posts Tagged ‘Ageing

Too old? Nah!

February 2, 2015

Some months back I was working on a course alongside another trainer. It was for a major client who usually likes to have two trainers as group sizes tend to be quite large. I’d never worked with this guy before, and to watch him run the programme was an absolute delight. He was energetic, sharp, humorous […]

Still the same

April 14, 2014

As many of my readers will know, I am just a couple years off from completing my sixth decade. There are things about being in your late 50’s that don’t really apply when you are younger. You may think that I’m referring to aches n pains, tiredness, grumpiness, ailments and the like.These can, of course, be […]

Forever young

October 7, 2013

Listening to discussions on the radio following the most recent budget, I heard a commentator declare that young people would be worse off overall as a result of changes being implemented. For a split second, I thought: “Drat, I’m likely to be worse off”. I then caught myself and realised that I’m actually not one […]

Birthdays, tree rings and pretend guitars

January 23, 2012

I celebrated my birthday this weekend and, as of Saturday I am now 56 years old. However, I’ve recently come to think of the age I am in different terms. When asked how old I am, I feel tempted to declare that I am “every age up to 56”. The obvious reason for this would […]