Appetite For Distraction

There are certain things you need to know about life when you are approaching the big Four-Oh. Here are nine of them

20th October, 2019
One day, you’ll realise with a jolt that you don’t know any of the music on the radio Pic: Getty

It’s my birthday this week. I’m not turning 40 just yet, but I’m not far off it and, truth be told, I’m feeling benevolent about impending middle age.

I’ve accepted that I need to update my spiritual age from 27 to 33. Spiritual age is the age at which your heart truly belongs. For much of my 20s, my spiritual age was 17. In my 30s, I felt...

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