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And they say age is only a number……..

When we hear politicians talking about numbers, it’s very easy for them to become meaningless as the millions give way to billions, but a handy way to remind ourselves of the real value is to think of these numbers in time.

One million seconds equals 11 days while one billion seconds amounts to 31 years.


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