Tag: Ageing

Aching in the places that I used to play

There’s a lovely line in ‘Tower of Song’ – Leonard Cohen, folks, national treasure – that goes,‘I ache in the places that I used to play.’ My kids think this refers to dad horsing around under the blankets. Too much information. I see it differently. In the literal sense, aching is what my hip does, when I do too much sitting at the computer, or sitting and reading, or sitting and eating, or sitting and watching TV, or just sitting. You know what I mean. Aching is what my neck does, also, when I do too much … what my […]