Youth is wasted on the young / by Thomas O'Malley

There's something heart-warming about a culture where flying kites is the pursuit of the elderly. This serene gent was kicking back on Seventeen Arch Bridge in the Summer Palace in Beijing. I suppose a Western comparison could be model railways, or those puzzle compendium books where you enter competitions to win a carriage clock or a year's supply of Jaffa Cakes.