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AnnCardiff Report 26 Apr 2013 17:50

and every time I look in the mirror I see my mother looking back at me :-D


PollyinBrum Report 26 Apr 2013 17:48

@ Wise child. Last time looked I was twenty one.


wisechild Report 26 Apr 2013 16:13

Heading rapidly towards 68. How did that happen? Last time I looked I was heading towards 60 & retirement.


AnninGlos Report 26 Apr 2013 16:07

I have a friend who would never tell people her age even when she was in her 20s, I knew because she is a year younger than me.

I will be 73 this year, I hardly ever think about it until I try to do as much in the garden as I used to be able to do. Actually when I write it down it comes a sa surprise to me. When I was in my middle sixties we were out walking with our three grandsons, J who was about 14 at the time said to my OH as I climbed over a stile. "Nana is a one off isn't she Granddad?"

In my head I think I am still in my 40s, in my back probably my 80s.

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 26 Apr 2013 15:39

Age a number & boy it has done a number on my joints :-(

I am 3 months younger than Dizzi, so as she is not old I cannot be either :-D :-D

As for the fact that many of us are over 60, could be that we now have more time to spend attempting to find our ancestors.


AnnCardiff Report 26 Apr 2013 15:05

wll I've done the three score years and ten plus a fair bit more - yet in my head I'm in my twenties - I do more now than I ever did when I was younger, been to more places around the world, tried more things I never tried before - I'm fortunate that my parents were very young looking - Dad often being taken for my boyfriend - Mum had lovely skin, no wrinkles and I think I follow her in that respect - I do my utmost to defy old age and think I am succeeding quite well - finding the gardening a bit hard these days and can only do it in short spells, but getting there, albeit slowly

Age is definitely a state of mind and when I've met up with old school friends, some from babies class, I'm horrified how they have let themselves become granny looking, facilally and dresswise

I have about 100 pairs of shoes and far too many clothes - I feel sorry for my son and daughter in law when they get to dispose of my belongings


CupCakes Report 26 Apr 2013 14:57

I'm honestly impressed with the age of some people on here. I'm finding it hard to come to terms with some issues which have suddenly cropped up and I'm told are age related. Doc says I need to get my mojo back


LilyL Report 26 Apr 2013 14:49

Old age is something that creeps up on us uawares! I think it was Sir Walter Raleigh who gallantly described Queen Elizabeth 1st as 'A lady whom time hath surprised'!!


Robert Report 26 Apr 2013 14:24

I am 10.

Take my age -82- add the 8 and the 2 = 10.


JackBunion Report 25 Apr 2013 23:30

It is absolutely amazing to me the ages some of you are admitting to. You carry your years very lightly on threads :-)

I am 67 soon. An elderly lady asked me how old I was the other day. So I said, quick as a flash and with a straight face "93". She was taken aback! "My, you are a year older than me. You are looking good for your age"

I thought it better not to confuse her by telling her I was only pulling her leg. She seemed quite happy that such a handsome and vigorous (and modest) man should be about the same age as her. ;-). And age is only a number.

Justice of Peace

Justice of Peace Report 25 Apr 2013 23:24

I am pleased and proud that I have reached the age of 81 and still have my faculties, am known as the unofficial secretary of the court where I live and do secretarial tasks for those in need. Have just spent three weeks of fun wining and dining with my family who were across from Brisbane, Australia and am now wondering what to do next, all suggestions gratefully received, as if I need them.
Onwards and upwards is my motto for the day but reckon a little more sunshine and settled weather would not go amiss to allow me to start on potting my garden plants :-)

Joyce P


Elizabethofseasons Report 25 Apr 2013 23:21

Hello All

I am 21, plus a little bit, VAT and tax on top. :-D

Honest, Guv!

Looks sternly at those who are laughing......... :-| :-D

Take gentle care
Best wishes


PollyinBrum Report 25 Apr 2013 23:14

:-D :-D sounds good to me Scozz


LadyScozz Report 25 Apr 2013 23:00

I'm 62 and wondering if I'll ever grow up :-D

Don't laugh..... I did belly dancing until quite recently! Had to stop because of the arthritis........ but mostly because my belly kept moving when I stopped dancing.



Bernard Report 25 Apr 2013 19:35

80 and a bit


Harry Report 25 Apr 2013 19:27

I am 80. As i don't live near a bus stop, I got on a bus for the first time in perhaps 40 years.

I automatically went to the foot of the stairs and then remembered my age. So I sat with the old fogies.

Happy days


Dermot Report 25 Apr 2013 17:58

Old age is just something we all grow into.


terryj Report 25 Apr 2013 17:35

62 coming on 18
as i have said before still riding my lambretta around the country
still doing northern soul dos although my ankles and knees are killing me the next day

hoping to fulfil my ambition to die in bed at 110 shot by a jeleous husband :-D


Kay???? Report 25 Apr 2013 16:49

am cut to the very core of me,

me cores cut to pieces and me quick is shredded at your very bold bare all statement about moi.......

;-) :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D <3 :-P


Mauatthecoast Report 25 Apr 2013 16:39

I'll say I'm older than you Rose if you'll scratch me nose lololol :-D