Retirement – how did I have time to work?
Not so epic as some but: I retired early and thought I might like to ‘take up painting’ brave for someone who couldn’t draw a recognisable matchstick man.
I persevered and joined a local class ‘Drawing for the terrified’ run by the lovely but eccentric Georgie Roy. Now I can do some quite recognisable pictures.
More time on my hands? Think I really like dogs….. So I got accepted as a puppy walker for Guide Dogs. I have walked 5 puppies so far – my last one, the beautiful Barnie is on course to go into final 2 weeks training with his new owner – so sad he’s not coming back to us BUT so proud of him. And I’ve met so many lovely people doing the same in the Colchester area. This is Barnie….
Missing work? NO. Enjoying retirement….. You betcha!!!!
PS. Now just got our own new baby too … Meet Harry (or ASBO as my husband likes to call him) – that’s sand on his nose from his digging pit (saves him digging the garden for me).
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