Lord Bonkers attributes his continued rude health to his annual trips to bathe in the Spring of Eternal Life that bursts from the hillside above the former headquarters of the Association of Liberal Councillors in Hebden Bridge.
That, and a cordial sold to him by the Elves of Rockingham Forest.
But maybe it also has something to do with being born in Rutland?
A report in the Daily Mail today begins:
Rutland is the place to be if you want a long healthy life, according to new figures.
Baby boys born in the quiet East Mids county can expect to be in good health for more time than anywhere else in the country.It also ranks fifth for healthy life expectancy among girls, though they do best to be born in Orkney.