Off Message: Let’s all do it Keef’s way in 2020

The arrival of a new decade has brought with it much ‘Dear Diary’-esque caterwauling online – a look back at what should have been achieved, but wasn’t. Why not take the Keith Richards approach, and stop giving so much of a damn?

5th January, 2020
Off Message: Let’s all do it Keef’s way in 2020
Keith Richards, the lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones still looks like he’s having an outrageously good time at 76. Picture: Simone Joyner/Getty Images

Can we take a moment to talk about Keith Richards? That’s Keith Richards, the lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones, the 76-year-old pensioner, and the man who – with that glint in his eye and bandanna on his head – still looks like he’s having an outrageously good time, pretty much all the time.

As January kicks off in earnest, I want to invoke the spirit of Keith Richards, because it...

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