Chris Markiewicz's Blog
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Posts Tagged ‘Later years

Seriously funny

May 11, 2015

Being as I’m now in my 60th year, thoughts can easily turn to the kinds of fears people of my age have for later life. For me, these can include failing health, financial challenges and my diminishing eyesight. Yet, one that equally concerns me is the fear of being patronised by others. I see this […]

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 […]