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J52 Sun 10-Apr-16 09:53:30

Just read an amusing, light hearted reflection on life by Hunter Davies in the ST magazine. Given that there are a couple of threads on ageing and wealth as we age. I thought I'd flag it up.


granjura Sun 10-Apr-16 10:33:37

Do remind me who he is - got a blank right now ;)

Alea Sun 10-Apr-16 10:39:34

Husband of the late Margaret Forster, he is a well known journalist (Sunday Times, but not exclusively ) and has the OBE.

BBbevan Sun 10-Apr-16 12:56:20

Love Hunter Davies, his wit is so dry and spot on

hildajenniJ Sun 10-Apr-16 13:54:35

I read it this morning. Enjoyed it. here it is

hildajenniJ Sun 10-Apr-16 13:56:33

Sorry it's not the full article. I didn't look at it properly. Really, what must you think of me? confused

TriciaF Sun 10-Apr-16 14:28:20

I'm looking forward to reading it - we don't get the UK papers here until the following day.
Hunter Davies came onto Gransnet last year to answer questions.

Alea Sun 10-Apr-16 15:14:06

"Thank you Alea for your prompt response to my question"
"That's all right, granjura, don't mention it"smile
"Oh, but , I forgot, you didn't hmm"

Galen Sun 10-Apr-16 16:03:03

Tut, tut!

J52 Sun 10-Apr-16 18:19:44

Thank you Hilda for providing the link. I did like reading about his 'collections' and his attitude to having a glass of wine ( or two)!
I think he be fun to meet at a party!


granjura Sun 10-Apr-16 18:54:07

Oh dear Alea - I can't get on my knees at the mo- but thank you, so very much (you just can't help it can you???).

Been rather busy doing physio, exercise machine, had a snooze as exhausted after the walk- you know ... life. Come on ... stop it, it's tiresome, truly.

mumofmadboys Sun 10-Apr-16 19:12:25

Why is this thread deteriorating to bickering??

granjura Sun 10-Apr-16 19:30:11

I so agree- there was just no need. Same old, same old...again and again- why?

Apologies J52- will keep away, sorry.

Treebee Sun 10-Apr-16 19:39:00

I loved Hunter's article. So amusing and down to earth. Can't believe he's 80 now and so sad Margaret died.

J52 Sun 10-Apr-16 19:58:52

granjura I hope your medication allows a nice glass of wine just as Hunter is probably enjoying, at the moment.


Alea Sun 10-Apr-16 20:15:44

Always happy to oblige with help or information smile

granjura Sun 10-Apr-16 20:20:28

Great idea - a wee dram perhaps. Got a nice Glenmorangie on the go- thanks.

granjura Sun 10-Apr-16 21:21:44

Not allowed doc says- too many paracetamol and ibobrufen - ah well.