Assothalom has a by-law that bans homosexual propaganda.
So I hadn’t really come to grips with my age at all; it had ricocheted up and down, reflecting the person I was with.
In my mid-fifties, however, I found myself single again, and remained so until well into my sixties. Anyway, I went out with some of them and found that dating when one’s older brings various challenges.
Besides, these women just looked so ancient – permed hair, beige cardis.
They’d long ago hung up their spurs and mutated into pensioners.
I’d had a longish marriage and then a 10-year love affair with a man much older than I – the cartoonist Mel Calman.