'Funny, often agonisingly sad - and familiar' The Lady.
'Ironside continues to mine her seam of silver-haired humour ... This latest rage against the dying of the light will win new fans and delight the old' Daily Mail.
'Witty and affectionate, wise but never pious, this is a delightfully irreverent look at growing older' The Spectator.
[Ironside's] style of writing is endearing, her escapades laugh-out-loud funny, her thoughts and feeling often poignant [and] her observations pin sharp