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Day: April 30, 2013

60 about 60

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
Ian Martin is a British author, writer for Oscar-nominated film In the Loop, major contributor to The Thick of It and has written for radio and newspapers.  He shares his thoughts about turning 60.  A few excerpts: 1. People who “hate getting old” are idiots. Every year is a privilege. Let me tell you, callow miserabilists: getting to 60 feels like a triumph. I have no idea how I made it this far, but I am very grateful… 4. For instance. It was 1968. Early summer evening, a Saturday. My mate and I…