Tag Archives: Growing older

Hitting 60

One of my mother-in-law’s favourite sayings was that “age doesn’t come on it’s own”, and maybe she was right.  In my case it comes with a whole lot of paper and tests.  Though I know I am very fortunate in … Continue reading

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40 years on

As well as our wedding anniversary, we also celebrate the anniversary of when we started going out together, which in many ways feels more important and relevant to us than the wedding anniversary.  Never let an opportunity for a celebration … Continue reading

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Licensed to wear purple

You may have come across Jenny Joseph’s poem ‘Warning’, and if not, you probably know the first line: “When I am an old woman I shall wear purple…” Well I don’t know whether at 60 I am now an old … Continue reading

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