"The young Walker relished the culture of exultation, of joie de vivre, and yet was also acutely aware of its passing. He was haunted by the knowledge that ageing would eventually steal away his vitality - that with each passing day his body was slightly less robust, slightly more decayed. One evening he went for a drive in his convertible and vowed that by his 40th birthday, he would find a cure for ageing."
A handful of girls seem to defy one of the biggest certainties in life: ageing.
Written by Virginia Hughes, read by Pip Mayo, produced by Barry J Gibb
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