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Is 60 the new 40?...

Teenagers in the early 1970s...(Google Images)
I am going to celebrate a milestone birthday later this year and unfortunately it doesn't commence with the number "5"!  The year is going to be filled with adventure.  I am returning to France for a month to immerse myself again in a course at the Institut de Fran├žais in Villefranche-sur-Mer; I will be visiting my beautiful grandson on the other side of my continent;  and hopefully visiting Far North Queensland with my partner as well.  And in between, indulging myself with the contracts I will choose and enjoy with The Percy Institute of International Protocol.
Recently I have been trying to place myself in this "age" in which I find myself;  perhaps the easiest way to do this is to revert to remembering the people my parents and their friends were in their 60's?
In the early 1970's I was still at high school, looking very similar to the girls in the photo above...somewhat awkward.  I always considered my…