I have no idea how old Matt Mueller (‘In Conversation: Redford’ inFilm3Sixty distributed by The Observer) is but surely he ought to know better. I was pondering a still from the forthcoming re-make of ‘The Great Gatsby’ and thinking that Leonard deCaprio wasn’t a patch on Redford in the original – when it occurred to […]
Typing ‘third age’ into Google in order to check on our website, I was stunned to be deluged with websites and YouTube links for ‘Third Age – Total War’. This is apparently the hot new video game based on the Lord of the Rings. Not being a follower of the L of the R ‘saga’ […]
. . . and the ‘elderly’ couple she met in the cafe drinking wine at 11 in the morning. Their advice – ‘The closer to the grave you get, the less the rules apply’. What a great motto. Thanks
Seniors? Oldies? Thirdagers? Elders? ?????? What’s your preferred title for the gloriously heterogeneous conglomerate that is people ‘over a certain age’?
I stopped reading Ms Hanson (Guardian G2 Tuesdays) for a while because I couldn’t stand her negativity but I’ve now gone back to her because I’ve decided it’s healthy to raise your hackles once in awhile and boy, does she ever raise mine. I can’t remember who I heard say of an elderly male relative that […]
BRITAIN’S OLD-AGE TIME BOMB (Guardian Monday 25th February 2013) A recent article in The Guardian referred (although they may have been quoting someone else) to the ‘time bomb’ of Britain’s expanding population. Of course, over the last few years we have seen numerous similar reports referring to the ‘burden’ that our generations is imposing and […]