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Leaving on a Jet plane

Arrived really early At Heathrow with the girls so loads of time to spend with them taking daft pictures.  Well it stopped us crying and the ‘look up’ whenever the eyes fill up really works.

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A Last tinker on the ivories before leaving


The leaving….


And of course the free drinks in departure. ..

last drink


and finally I got slightly overwhelmed just before boarding the plane a beautiful lady from the Jet Airways staff give me a hug.


Final full day in HoT

Today is my last day in Henley on Thames, infact last full day in the UK for sometime. I really want to write about my emotions but apart from crying occasionally because I’m so overwhelmed by leaving so many friends and especially my two main girls Rachel Lloyd and Sally King. They have been the most supportive friends you could ever wish for. Not once have they made me feel as if I shouldn’t be doing what I’m going to do.  Yes they probably think I’m bonkers, mad, or just downright stupid, I don’t know.  I only know that for friends they don’t come any better.

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Panic’s set in

November.  ​I can’t believe how disorganised I have become, or maybe it’s because it’s my stuff and not paid ‘work’. In no particular order I have to empty my house, sell stuff I don’t want to put into storage, organise an agent to take over the letting and management, organise some certificates to let the house, do some decorating (obviously I won’t be physically doing it,) change…

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How to manage not working!

It’s already October and I’m starting to panic and am feeling anxious. Still don’t have a clue what to do, and the funds will not last for too long, and I do want to make the most of my time off. I have to say ‘I love not having to go to work’ and am really surprised to hear myself say this a​s​ for years I always thought I would have to work to have a reason to get out of bed each morning and to give myself a purpose.  Maybe I love not working because I know it’s not forever.
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