Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

Are you old and called Sir?

Respect and courtesy have a dark side, it reminds us of our age.

Mobility scooter speed limit in my local shopping mall. Image by the author.

I am often called Sir. It started occurring after I moved into an inner-city suburb. This also coincided with me growing older and my beard changing color. No longer could the beard color be politely called ‘salt and pepper’.

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Peter Miles

Peter Miles

45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change. environmentalsciencepro.com