In a couple of weeks I’ll be 36 years old.
Admittedly, that’s pretty young for a high court judge or politician but very old for a footballer or an Olympic diver.
In cricketing terms this would be an exciting start to the innings, just 14 runs away from raising the bat and heading on for a decent score.
But if I lived in Mozambique I’d be getting my affairs in order and starting to choose hymns because the average life expectancy is a mere 38. Just shows that when it comes to numbers it’s all about the context.