Thursday 22 February 2018

Mary Kenny: Good old bad old days

Was life really better years ago, or are we looking back with rose-tinted glasses?

Mary Kenny, writer and author. Photo: Tony Gavin
Mary Kenny, writer and author. Photo: Tony Gavin
Mary Kenny

Mary Kenny

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.

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