Midlife used to mean settling down, going grey and buying a lawnmower.
But with relaxation no longer an option, has the concept lost all meaning?
When it comes to screen culture, middle age isn’t what it used to be. People magazine gleefully reported last year that the characters in And Just Like That, the rebooted series of Sex and the City, were the same age (average 55) as the Golden Girls when they made their first outing in the mid-80s. How can that be possible?