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I'm a lost newbie

Hi everyone, I have just joined and finding my feet on here so be gentle with me.

I'm William 66 from Central Scotland, I'm married and recently retired with lots of free time now. My wife spends all her time either watching grandchildren or watching television so poor me is feeling neglected.

I always used to look forward to retirement but now having done all those odd jobs I have so much time to burn. I like to go out walking and gladly I'm reasonably fit but when the weather is bad and I'm stuck indoors I feel detached from the world so I hope to meet some nice people for interesting chats.

Created By on 11/07/2020

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12th Jul 2020 09:40:16
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I am a nice person and enjoy interesting chats. Not sure how this site works as to whether we should decamp to the chat section or what.

My husband attends a Men in Sheds group locally which gets him into some male company and some good chats. Through this group he has been into an infant school for the first time ever, attended a council meeting and other new experiences. Might be something you could look at or even start.

I will investigate the chat section.

Establishing a rewarding pattern in retirement is quite a challenge. I holidayed a lot up til now. We also had a caravan for a bit. It got too exhausting wheeling water about and winding handles but was fun whilst it lasted.

Both of us have been retired about 10 years now and it has flashed by worryingly quickly and the ravages of failing health have begun to set in so our walking days are over. What about you going on a walking holiday for singles? I am sure you would meet up with lots of interesting people.

Getting your wife away from the tele might be a goal too. Ballroom dancing?

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