Let's Talk About Birthdays

The first sign of middle age. And how to beat it.

I’m not talking about the usual physiological slippages such as paunches, pop bellies and body parts migrating south. Or grey hairs, receding hairlines or your skin feeling a little too big for your body. Or even those common psychological intruders like confusion with technology or what ‘young people’ are talking…

Let’s talk about May birthdays

After April’s traditional showers turned into snow storms and a heatwave in the UK you can sigh with relief now that May’s arrived. Whether that means the weather will calm down is anyone’s guess but at least officially speaking spring is well and truly under way. If you were born…

Let’s talk about April birthdays

Amazing April has arrived and, if you’re in the UK, it almost certainly means that rainy days have too. It’s probably not wise to leave the house without a coat and a brolly yet but April’s the month for enjoying the start of spring. For some people April also means…

Let’s talk about March birthdays

March, March, marvellous March! This is usually the first month of the year that it feels like winter might not actually last forever. The sky is a little brighter, the temperature is a tiny bit warmer, and the first spring flowers are starting to appear. The arrival of the third…

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