Tagged with age

Good times through the ages

Good times through the ages

“Eating is cheating”. Back in my youth, this was the mantra for a good time. During these heedless and misguided years, a good time was all about the consumption of copious amounts of alcohol. On an empty stomach, the booze would just addle your brain just that little bit faster. It didn’t matter if you … Continue reading

The family that plays together, stays together

The family that plays together, stays together

Last week, my other half bravely took on three 62+ year old Chinese women, in the age old game of mahjong. Writing out the numbers beforehand so he’d be able to recognise them, he sat patiently at the table amidst the steady prattle of Cantonese chatter. Hours later, amongst the laughter and exclamations, constant praise … Continue reading

The day I bumped my head on the glass ceiling

The day I bumped my head on the glass ceiling

Employment discrimination based on sex or age. It doesn’t happen, right? It’s illegal. So it can’t happen. Surely… OK, so maybe it can. And, as I have recently found out, it does. In the early stages of my career I didn’t understand the concept of the glass ceiling. My gender didn’t cause issues in the … Continue reading

List love: things we’re too old for

List love: things we’re too old for

Now that we’re encroaching on our mid-thirties, we’ve been around the block a few times and racked up a fair bit of life experience. We are (hopefully) respectable, tax-paying members of society, and know a thing or two about bad relationships. We may be too young for sitting in the local RSL club for hours … Continue reading