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Time and tide wait for no woman, but what's to be done to prevent older women from being washed away from the world's consciousness by encroaching age?

23rd February, 2014
Janet Street Porter: boundless confidence.

I have reached the age at which women become invisible, at least to young men. This crept up me on quietly, mainly in a particular sort of pub context. I rarely go to bars and when I do, they tend to be the sort where the bar staff are middle-aged or older. To such men (it is usually a man), I remain clearly delineated. They smile at me. Sometimes, they give me priority, which is...

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