Seasons of life

Although for much of our lives we may prefer to ignore it, there are times when we are reminded, sometimes forcibly, of William Shakespeare’s definition of the seven ages of mankind: “All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages”. Watching David Cameron handing over to Theresa May last month has reminded me of the inevitability, and unpredictability of when and how the seasons of life change. Continue reading