One of my most popular interactive projects for Open Studios is: Growing Old? What does it mean to you?
It’s totally anonymous and folk are offered the opportunity to write their thoughts on a piece of paper and put it in a box. See extra photo.
Here are some recent ones from this week :
“Not having to behave.”
“Appreciating anyone who shows kindness.”
“Things take longer to heal, especially broken bones. (I am only 50!)
Ageing means different things to people and this changes with each decade. The sprightly 60 year old becomes an arthritic 70 year old. And the 90 year old has a very different view on growing old compared to an active 80 year old.