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.
flying into Tel Aviv and picking up our hire car with satnav we negotiated the
rush hour traffic and set off for Netanya, a seaside resort.We stayed at the Galil, a grand but somewhat
dated hotel, across from the promenade with a good view of the sea from the
balcony.The climate is warm with a
pleasant breeze, the main language seemed to be French and there is a mixture
of orthodox Jews and beach lovers.There
are some beautiful apartments here and many old peoples’ homes.The wide promenade area is well planted up
and there is ample seating and exercise equipment for both children and adults.
Israeli breakfast takes the form of a
buffet offering eggs, bread and cheese but also a range of salads and even
out to Afula where we lunched on falafel, chips and salad – all kosher – where
the stallholder flipped the falafel balls into the air and caught them in the
pitta.We then made our way to a kibbutz
which was established in 19212, Ein Harod (עֵיןחֲרוֹד) to