Tag Archives: Retirement

Letting go, gently

I began writing this post early in the summer, but somehow couldn’t find the ‘umph’ to finish it. Which I’ve realised is symptomatic of how I’ve felt for much of this year, or at least the summer. I’ve failed to … Continue reading

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2020: enough (what?)

So here we are in 2020, and I have more than enough ideas about what I want to do this year, all of them positive (ie focussing on taking on things rather than giving things up). I’ll write a review … Continue reading

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Seven (good) things on Saturday

Well you know how it goes.  This was going to be a Five on Friday post, but here we are and it’s already Saturday.  But no worries, because there are easily six good things to write about.  And then I … Continue reading

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Five good things on Friday (mid-December!)

It’s been a while since I did one of these, but this has been a week with lots of good things in among the rubbish stuff happening in the big wide world, and I want to capture them here. And … Continue reading

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Just popping by….

Goodness me, I hadn’t realised quite how long it’s been.  Then an email gently told me my friend was “missing the magic”.  Can it really be two months since I last posted?  Apparently it is. In my head I have … Continue reading

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Six (good) things on Sunday (26 August)

I made a small start on getting to grips with my sorely-neglected garden.  Taking a tip from others, I’ve broken it down into bite-sized chunks.  I tackled the terrace, which is immediately outside the kitchen.  I’ve always wanted a clematis … Continue reading

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Going Dutch in Delft

I have a backlog of semi-drafted posts from earlier this year.  I’m planning to work my way through them.  This is the first – from April this year.  It took 35 years or so for us to get to the … Continue reading

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Vive l’entente cordiale!

Oops!  I thought I had posted this ages ago.  Apparently not.  This was a trip we made in February.  Sorry for the delay.  Also – I’ve run out of space for photos.  Time to get myself in gear and upgrade … Continue reading

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Five (good) things on Friday

I seem to have entered a new (and most welcome) phase of having more energy.  Maybe co-inciding with longer daylight hours.  Roll on the clocks changing later this month….  Here are this week’s Five:  Not applying to do a course. … Continue reading

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Five (good) things on Friday

My goodness, here we are again.  Friday morning. (Okay, I know it’s Saturday now.  But  truly, I wrote this yesterday). Missed a few (again).  Life’s been busy, as ever, but definitely in a good way.  So, here are a few … Continue reading

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