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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Domestic bliss

Domestic bliss brings to mind images of joyful household harmony. Of living happily with one’s lover. Being best friends. Enjoying each other’s company. Going on dates and holidays. Sharing the washing, cooking, cleaning.  Images of aprons (his and hers) behind the kitchen door. Domestic bliss provides an image of happily shared activity.

Domestic bliss

Domestic bliss

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Ten Reasons Elder Abuse is not OK

Elder abuse is never OK. June is recognised world-wide as Elder Abuse Awareness Month. And 15th June was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

An aged life worth living

An aged life worth living

I am passionate about defending human rights and preventing all forms of abuse. I am especially passionate about defending the rights of older people. Continue reading