1. You aren't dead.
2. You survived the Sixties and Seventies and can lie about going to Beatles / Stones / Status Quo concerts before the old rockers got wrinkles.
3. You can purport to be wise and worldly when you're really just as confused as everyone else.
4. If men are still salivating over Julie Christie, aged 57, you've got a seven-year standing start.
My glass isn't half empty... it's half full.