For those of us of a certain age, Out of the Woods but not Over the Hill
is a wonderfully cheering title. When Gervase Phinn receives his peerage for services to good-heartedness, this will be the motto on his coat of arms: "Ex silvis sed non supra montem."... This entertaining and moving homework earns a good few merit marks. Gervase Phinn is not going downhill yet, by a long chalk on a blackboard (Independent, Jonathan Sale
Packed with hilarious yarns on family, growing up and growing old, this is a marvellous book (Express
Bestselling author Gervase Phinn writes with warmth and wit on the pleasures and pains of growing older.