Death, taxes and ageing

Andrew Howells
5 min readFeb 9, 2024

Why do we stop exercising when we’re old?

Photo by John Moeses Bauan on Unsplash

There was a period in my early teen life when Sunday afternoons were dedicated to visiting my Little Grandad in Aigburth, (Liverpool) with Dad. The bigger one, who’d lived in Moseley Hill, was long gone by then. I don’t quite know how it happened and despite my protestations, Sunday became a routine for a while.