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How Does an 80-year-old Plan his Year?

I turned 80 on January 7, and I’m feeling rather smug about it. Eva and I invited a great number of guests to just ‘be silly’ on my birthday, not wanting a big hoo-hah, but rather a co-mingling of a few sets of friends who don’t often, or ever before this, socialize with each other. 1,039 more words

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My bones are giving away as is my body
I am growing old everyday and young’s everybody

The paleness of the skin has turned grim… 64 more words


The Hippy, the Potter and the Queen!

I have just finished having the most hilarious lunch I’ve had in a long time. It was the seventy third birthday of an old friend of mine, and I basically gate crashed without meaning to. 855 more words

Jennifer Peacock-Smith

Feeling Old

From my notes on July 7, 2016, while on holiday in Bad Gastein, Austria

I am feeling old today:

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Have you ever thought, “This might not be good for me, but who wants to live to be old anyway?”

The following is a copy of a comment I made yesterday to  347 more words

How Old Are You Granddad?

Waiting at the bus stop, my six year old grandson was talking about his favourite sports just as he would with another six year old. We were on our way to Thursday’s football practice – his. 1,085 more words

Being Old