The time of her life

27th June 2011: The Age

Joan McCarthy is turning accepted notions of ageing and sexuality on their head.

Joan McCarthy is happier than she's ever been. She's having some fabulous sex. She's working on her PhD Last year, she completed her first triathlon.

She is a melange of vivacity and serenity and wit and confidence and humility. She radiates liberation. And she says she's quite typical of women her age. Joan McCarthy is 72. Read full article...

Author Joan McCarthy in The Zone

Michael Short interviews author Joan McCarthy for The Zone

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