Sunday’s Piece

“Mr. Daniel Bullen of Carbrooke, Norfolk, who was 103 yesterday, still manages his own farm. When he was 100, Mr. Bullen said: ‘It’s work that keeps me alive. It never killed any man.’ Later Mr. Bullen’s family hid his scythe to stop him working.”

(Manchester Guardian)

John Lentell

13th September, 1969