Growing Old

Image credit: National Gallery

Many years ago when I had the amazing good fortune to be lugging a heavy pack up and down the dreary Welsh mountains among over two hundred youthful hopefuls and under the watchful gaze of the directing staff, I was told “the mind gives up before the body.” Back then it was true. Most people binned it because they were overwhelmed by the magnitude of the challenge…

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Allan Milne Lees

Allan Milne Lees

Anyone who enjoys my articles here on Medium may be interested in my books Why Democracy Failed and The Praying Ape, both available from Amazon.