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Monday, 8 March 2010

You know you're getting old when...

...You do not recognise any of the headlining bands at a major UK music festival!

Writing copy for a forthcoming Explore Scotland guide for The Herald I decided to include T in the Park as a must-do festival. But who are these headlining bands? Huh? Muse and Kasabian. I'm not sure I've even heard of these band names although I expect I have listened to their music (since Little Miss Outdoors is all too often in charge of tuning the car radio these days.)

I think I maybe need to get with the 21st century trendy music programme - or perhaps I should focus on other more worrisome aging features, such as a the sudden proliferation of grey hairs, the appearance of cellulite on the back of my legs, the sadly wrinkling hands, the puffy bags under my eyes. Oh it's too depressing to go on.

Thank goodness I still feel about 25 in my head (and when I avoid looking in the mirror, at the back of my legs, at my hands etc!).


  1. Getting old is only in our mind.
    Age never prevented people from doing things:

  2. Compare yourself to the rest of your species ie Muttie!

  3. oh i agree, age is only in the mind, especially when it comes to fitness and health. but it's the music i just can't seem to keep up with! nor so i feel i want to!