“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” ― Philip Pullman As long as we’ve had language, we’ve had stories. And as long as we’ve had stories, we’ve had storytelling. Tales have been told around the campfire, immemorated in books, and shared over Sunday lunch....

A village without the elderly is like a well without water. — African proverb When you think of yourself in old age, what images spring to mind? Do you imagine sitting beside your beloved on a porch, enjoying a drink as the sun goes down? Do you see afternoons spent playing with...