we get comfortable as a company,
I like to push the boat out again. My wife
keeps saying, "Why?
Why? You're fifty.
Take it easy. Let's enjoy
it." But I'm in a fairly unique position.
Yesterday, the first of nine hundred new
trains arrived in the UK
and went into service. We are going to transform
Britain's rail system from the worst in
to the best.
If you can do a few things like that, when
the body gives out, you can say you've lived
If I put all my money
in the bank
and drink myself
in the Caribbean, I just think
that would be a waste of the fantastic position
I've found myself in.
- and always in trouble. Aged
eight I still couldn't read.
In fact, I was dyslexic and short-sighted.
Despite sitting at the front of the class,
I couldn't read the blackboard. Only after
a couple of terms did anyone think to have
my eyes tested. Even when I could see, the
letters and numbers made no sense at all.
face you have at age
25 is the face God
gave you, but the face you have after 50
is the face you earned.
so I feel
and centred when I'm travelling
somewhere, flying or trekking I'm sure I'll
find a kind of peace, probably with age.
one day I have a daughter
and my daughter wants to be a model,
I would never let her! But then, if she
wants to, what can I do? But definitely
not until she's 18
years old. You know,
has the bad
side, and people
will be mean to you, and when you're young,
you don't know how to defend yourself.
to notice in the last few months that the
available to women
in their thirties
suddenly seem a lot better than the ones
for women in their mid- to late-twenties.
Which makes sense. Women have got more to
say at this point in their lives.
They´ve had a decade of getting to
of making mistakes,
reflecting back to failed
all those things, and as a result,
the characters, the roles, become much more
'how can I slow the ageing
process?' I think 'how can I bend the rules?