Our apartment life has begun. It certainly seems to work beautifully for us, although we moved to Subiaco less than two weeks ago.
Gardening. Tick. Another chore gone from the long list of things to do before we move on 5 January.
Our new apartment in Subiaco fell into our orbit with so little fuss that I can hardly believe the transaction happened. We saw it, liked it, bought it! Now comes the wait until early January when John and I can move in and make it home.
This morning the wind blew from the east and from my bedroom I could hear the rustling of leaves that had dropped from the box tree on the verge.
Downsizing can be daunting. Moving house anyway is often stressful, but downsizing includes jettisoning many loved objects acquired as we’ve drifted through our lives in order to fit into (new, smaller) available spaces. Continue reading
Being eighty years old crept up on me,almost without warning, even though odd misgivings about being so old have plagued me for a few months.
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.