What I never knew about turning 50

I’ve always preferred the in-betweeners to the milestones, until now.

I’ve always preferred the birthdays in-between to the milestones — the 37s and 43s that just require a drink and no reflection on one’s progress. The last milestone I celebrated was my 21st, a slap-up meal with some favourites at Swami’s Uninflated, a cheap, long-gone Indian in Newtown.