Friday 19 January 2018

Katie Byrne: Crossing the threshold

How I got my groove back at the best nightclub in the world

Features writer Katie Byrne
Features writer Katie Byrne
Katie Byrne

Katie Byrne

It's very easy to get old. I'm not talking about the mechanism of physical ageing - the oxidative stress, the telomere shortening or the small matter of gravity.

No, no, no - I'm talking about the behavioural changes that occur as we get older; the biases that chisel the character in the same way that wrinkles etch the face.

Curtailed spontaneity is the first grey hair. A night out requires considerable forward notice (even though you'll probably raincheck with a convoluted excuse about an upcoming wedding). Certain nightclubs are avoided for being "too young". French exits become the norm.

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