Over the hill?

Over the hill?

There is a commonly held view that retirement is being put out to pasture. This is reinforced by the Google definition of retirement as: “A person who does nothing”.   This is far from the truth and yet in years gone by this was the norm for our grandparents who...
Are we having fun yet? By Anne Blacklaws

Are we having fun yet? By Anne Blacklaws

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. Mark Twain It is quite a shock to have reached the age that looked ancient when your grandparents and parents were “old”.  It came along so fast! And I guess that means that the...
Rewired not Retired by Chris Don

Rewired not Retired by Chris Don

My wife Caroline and I have ended up spending 4-6 months of every year overseas since my retirement. She found the website www.trustedhousesitters.com (annual fee is R1690 – the code RAF52854 will give you a 25% discount) which, when you join and set up a...