Beginnings and endings – a romance

Some beginnings and endings are full of romance. People who are no longer in the first flush of youth (or even in their prime) enjoy beginnings and endings. Last weekend, John and I went to Dowerin to take part in the beginning of the end of an era.

Ageing with Style – Elizabeth Worts

An elephant swayed from side-to-side as she picked her way down the side of mountainside in a jungle in northern Thailand. She felt her way with her trunk to test the terrain before she put each enormous foot carefully into a tiny space between loose rocks. The mahout on the creature’s head turned around to where I …

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