Life begins at 60?
Since I retired I have become a writer, flower arranger,judge for Yorkshire in Bloom assisted in and presented on a local radio station, volunteer on an allotment for adults with disabilities and help to run a social enterprise with profits going to mental health charities etc etc
I live in West Yorkshire and spend much of the summer at the Yorkshire coast.
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C is for Caravan
have a caravan at the seaside.Some call
it a static to distinguish it from a tourer which is pulled behind a vehicle.Others call it a mobile home, although mobile
it is not, and the pretentious call it a holiday home. Caravans living has improved over the years what with central heating and double glazing.
me, it is a haven.While I was teaching,
no marking or preparation for school ever passed through its doors. However, it is enjoyable to write there.
allows us to decorate using a nautical theme which would be classed as kitsch in
any other setting.
have our own beach which comes ever nearer as the coastal erosion worsens year
on year.There is neither bingo nor bar
on the site, just a duck pond and a large field for playing games.
generations of us enjoy ourselves and nobody bats an eyelid when I stroll
around in pink crocs and a sunhat which would not be out of place on Paddington
feel my mood lighten as I approach it and I love to be lulled asleep at night
to the sound of the sea.