Juggling time – adult skill

Juggling time takes practice. It denotes a degree of maturity as well as a degree of skill. However, the skills can easily slip away if not maintained and practised after retirement. I’m wondering if they can be fully restored again.

Juggling time and keeping all balls in the air

Juggling time and keeping all balls in the air

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Linen cupboards then and now

Linen cupboards have exercised my mind lately. It started when my friend, writer Louise Allan, re-posted a Facebook memory about sheets she had folded meticulously. She said, I think with  tongue in cheek,

The epitome of housewifeliness — folding the sheets so you can’t tell the difference between the fitted and flat ones.

 

Linen cupboards

Linen cupboards

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Blue shoes begging to dance

Blue shoes didn’t top list of things I wanted. I certainly did not need them, but when they came into my life almost accidentally, I fell in love with them. These shoes may look quite ordinary, but to me they are very special. They beg me to dance.

Beautiful blue shoes

Beautiful blue shoes

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Working life in the fast(er) lane

Working life has taken me by surprise. I had not expected to enjoy it so soon. There’s much to be said for saying ‘yes’ when opportunity knocks. In the past, I’ve said ‘yes’ to new challenges. Sometimes, I’ve spent a year or more working out what on earth I was doing.

This working life

This working life

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Career twist explained

A career twist, like a plot twist, sends a life in a new direction. I once promised myself I’d  grasp opportunities as they presented. That was forty years ago. You’d think I’d have changed. But apparently not.

Career twist with SOS Choir

Career twist with Spirit of the Streets Choir

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