COUNTRY BOY AT HEART: Herb Woodward celebrates his 100th birthday today.
COUNTRY BOY AT HEART: Herb Woodward celebrates his 100th birthday today. CONTRIBUTED

'I just refuse to grow old': Birthday boy recalls 100 years

A CENTURY of life isn't easy to come by and Herbert Woodward has no plans of slowing down any time soon.

The Bundaberg-born senior, who still lives in the house he built, has lived through many changes but said he had just one secret for a long life.

"I just refuse to grow old," Mr Woodward said.

Exercise, he said, was important, but too much stress on the body wasn't a good idea.

"If you're going to walk, get some good shoes with a nice soft sole so when you put your foot down it doesn't jar your knees," he said.

Read the full story at the Bundaberg NewsMail.


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