corner corner Old Age Comes at a Bad Time: Wit and Wisdom for the Young at Heart


6 journalers for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by kiyoitsukikage from Brixton, Greater London United Kingdom on Saturday, May 10, 2008

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***Synopsis***
Ageing is about losing youth and finding a varicose vein. It is about fighting your children and making peace with your parents. It is about gaining wisdom and mislaying your reading glasses. Throughout time, people have feared ageing, laughed at it, cried about it, defied it, accepted it - and written about it. This delightful collection gathers together the most memorable quotations about ageing, including those of William Shakespeare, D H Lawrence, Oscar Wilde and Evelyn Waugh, right up to Margaret Thatcher, Joan Rivers and Jerry Seinfeld. 


Journal Entry 2 by kiyoitsukikage from Brixton, Greater London United Kingdom on Monday, August 18, 2008

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This book is now an international bookring
Good manners apply.


# - username - location - shipping pref
1. Tregossip - UK - UK/EU
2. Bluemchenblatt - FR - intl
3. Madmadge - UK - Intl
4. jessibud - CAN - Intl
5. Brookler - CAN - Intl
6. ...?

--> back to me 


Journal Entry 3 by Tregossip from St. Austell, Cornwall United Kingdom on Monday, October 06, 2008

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Arrived this morning and thanks 


Journal Entry 4 by wingBluemchenblattwing from Frankfurt am Main, Hessen Germany on Friday, November 14, 2008

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Received a couple of days ago, sorry for the delay, university's trying to kill me. ;)
Also a couple of other bookrings have arrived at about the same time, so the book might want to age a bit over here. 


Journal Entry 5 by wingBluemchenblattwing from Frankfurt am Main, Hessen Germany on Friday, November 21, 2008

7 out of 10

A little book, with funny and witty quotes. I found it very interesting to discover the different points of view on aging and its symptoms, the humor people associated. Not extraordinary, but calm, quiet with occasional giggles.

Do you want it to go back to you or first look if there's someone else interested? 


Journal Entry 6 by wingBluemchenblattwing at Controlled Release, --by post or by hand (ie ring, ray, RABCK, trade) -- Controlled Releases on Friday, January 23, 2009

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Released 8 yrs ago (1/23/2009 UTC) at Controlled Release, --by post or by hand (ie ring, ray, RABCK, trade) -- Controlled Releases

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The journey gets longer, the book older, but it still wants to see the next participant!
Aide en français/Deutsche Hilfe/日本語のページ/Polska Strona Pomocy 


Journal Entry 7 by madmadge from Alderholt, Hampshire United Kingdom on Monday, January 26, 2009

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It's arrived safely - thank you Bluemchenblatt (what a mouthful!). Shouldn't take long to skip through this little book by the looks of it so it should be on its way fairly soon. Thank you kiyoitsukitage for including me in the ring. 


Journal Entry 8 by madmadge from Alderholt, Hampshire United Kingdom on Friday, January 30, 2009

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This little book was very amusing. I have read some of the quotes before but sadly, having reached the age of 61 fairly recently, some of them are becoming very true. I found one particular quote very funny because it is so true in my case: "Inside every seventy-year-old is a thirty-five-year-old asking 'What happened?'" Where did all those years go?

I am currently reading John Mortimer's Summer of a Dormouse (A Year of Growing Old Disgracefully) which is extremely amusing - an 'enlightening guide to the territory of old age'. I mention my book because I am sending it out on a ring soon and people who have expressed an interest in this book might be interested in joining my ring! Send me a PM if you are.

I will PM jessibud and send it on its way ASAP. 


Journal Entry 9 by madmadge at North York, Ontario Canada on Friday, February 06, 2009

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Released 8 yrs ago (2/6/2009 UTC) at North York, Ontario Canada

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On its way to Canada - safe journey little book. 


Journal Entry 10 by jessibud from Toronto, Ontario Canada on Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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It's here! Ha! What a title, I still chuckle every time I read it! (and ain't it the truth!)

I will probably read this in bed tonight so I will PM ahead now for the address of the next in line. 


Journal Entry 11 by jessibud from Toronto, Ontario Canada on Thursday, February 12, 2009

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Cute and fun. Not to mention, timely!

It will be on its way to Brookler tomorrow

Thanks for including me in this bookring 


Journal Entry 12 by Brookler from Powell River, British Columbia Canada on Sunday, February 22, 2009

8 out of 10

This sweet little book arrived safely and took me less than an hour to read. Cute and funny, with wit, charm, and a number of pearls of wisdom. Very enjoyable. 


Journal Entry 13 by kiyoitsukikage from Brixton, Greater London United Kingdom on Monday, March 16, 2009

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Thank you all for participating in the bookring! 


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