When Mike Armitage's first son was born half a century ago, The Beatles were a band still hoping to make it big.
Fifty years on - Mike who lives at Ash in Surrey - has announced he is going to be a dad for the seventh time - at an age when most of us would be taking it easy.
So what drives him to become a parent again as a pensioner - and will this be the last one? Stacey Poole has been to find out.
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