When Age Catches Up

I am now the proud owner of hairy ears

Ben Shelley


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That is correct and you did not misread...I have hairy ears. It is a concern and one that is occurring more often…just today I found a 2cm hair sticking out. The question now struck me…how long has that been there?

It was very fine hair but still if I noticed it and it was black (very visible to me at least) then how many people have also noticed it? I hope not many but imagine that it was more than I think.

When you get older, are in a relationship and have multiple distractions in work, family and general life, you stop noticing these things.

Age catches up to all of us and whilst I am saying this at age 33 and there are much older people out there than me it is still a noticeable change.

My hair has also begun to recede and I avoid hangovers like the plague as they knock me out for the next day. I have aged but can still find the humour in that fact rather than the uncertainty of how many years I have.

It’s Not All Bad

I am a million times more confident.

I achieve a million more things than I used to and have a marriage to call my own. Rather than being faced with…



Ben Shelley

Someone who has no idea about where their place is in this world, yet enjoys writing about books, education, entertainment and videogames