Mary Kenny: Good old bad old days
Was life really better years ago, or are we looking back with rose-tinted glasses?
An animal charity in Britain, Spana, has found that half of adults over the age of 50 think that life was better in the past - only 19pc like it better today. But there are pros and cons in this debate, surely…
Life was better when:
✦ People answered the telephone when you rang them, on what was called a "landline". There was no "breaking up", mid-conversation.