• And if I ever lose my hands, lose my plough, lose my land,
    Oh if I ever lose my hands, Oh if I won’t have to work no more.” – Cat Stevens, Moonshadow

Roger Moore’s suave characters in “The Saint” and “James Bond” didn’t fear much and he certainly didn’t fear another birthday. As his philosophically mused in a Sunday Times intervirew, “Roger Moore: The man with the golden tongue”, before his death earlier this year, the enfeeblement of age imparted a certain freedom to him…

  • “About three or four years ago my back started giving me lots of problems, so I couldn’t do sit-ups any more. I was very excited about that. It’s funny: you give up things. It’s a sheer horror when you think about something like skiing, ice cream, drinking. But then once you’ve done it, you don’t have to worry about it anymore.”

The positive spin couldn’t help but remind of Cat Stevens’ classic song “Moonshadow”.