For a moment I thought that he had been born in the 1970s. For a moment I thought that the political world had found it's first major player born in the 1970s. For a moment I thought that the moment in my own life had come, That moment when the political world catches up with you, when you are no longer young. The sporting world passed me by when Michael Owen debuted for England, I knew I would never play for my country.
Then I looked more closely and learned that he was born in the 1960s (just!) He is younger than my brother (he's younger than his own brother) My generation?