At Our Age

By James A. Simpson

Format: Paperback

James A. Simpson's perceptive look at the subject of ageing - not just the 'woes that wait on age' but also the many delights of growing older.

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Steve Savage Publishers

The Steve Savage list includes books on Scottish history, literature, languages and folklore, as well as guidebooks, humorous titles, and new and classic writing from Scotland and elsewhere.

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James A. Simpson has produced another great collection of stories and anecdotes that amuse, illuminate and lift the spirits. Humour, he believes, can be a funny way of being serious. The best humour has a point. Dr Simpson has a real gift for picking stories that add something to life. The royalties from this book will go to Cystic Fibrosis charities. From his books and speaking engagements, Dr Simpson has raised over £70,000 for Cystic Fibrosis research and support.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Steve Savage Publishers
Publication Date 29 Sep 2010
ISBN 9781904246343
Number of Pages 128

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'Wry, amusing and occasionally poignant ... The serious messages of age are interspersed with Dr Simpson's collection of witty stories, which can inspire a cheery moment, even on the darkest days and would make an ideal gift for either young or old.'

- Life and Work

'A glorious collection of pieces relating to getting older, compiled by the author of several previous books that have made me laugh ... A perfect "stocking filler" for Christmas, or excellent as a gift at any time and not just for the elderly.'

- Mary Bartholomew, The GoodBookstall

'As well as funny stories, there are many insights in the book. There is wise advice about how to approach ageing, and how to live with the limitations that it can bring ... This wee book, then, is a treasure, full of funny and wise things.'

- Ron Ferguson, Press and Journal

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