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Many women are glad to be grey - but I can’t help feeling a little tremor of trepidation at the idea of following in their tonsorial footsteps

11th September, 2016
Christine Lagarde: blessed with enviable bone structure, gorgeous skin tone . . . and grey hair Picture: Getty

The other day, I followed a woman around the supermarket. I spotted her in the dairy section, contemplating cheese. Then she went on to the bread, with me in discreet pursuit, and then on we both went to the alcohol aisle. She bought a bottle of red.

If that was you, by any chance, don’t be afraid. I just liked your hair. It was greying at the front and brownish at the back and it...

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