Second Youth: the Tweenagers are Coming

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Second Youth is the period that falls between about sixty and seventy-five or so, when most people nowadays are still fit and healthy, shedding the responsibilities of younger days, early-retired from boring or strenuous jobs, reverting to the carefree lifestyle – becoming … Read More

Tuesday 22nd October

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Spent last weekend with my friend Alison, a former TV news anchor and current media training guru. We had a lovely lazy time eating too much – she makes mean toasted cheese – watching Broadcast News (1987 film classic), and … Read More

Monday 7th October

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Winston Churchill once said there is nothing as exhilarating as having someone shoot at you – and miss. I know what he means, though in my case the sniper was fate and the bullet a potentially life-threatening disease. I’ve just had a … Read More