Celebration time! I’ve sold my house by the beach that I’ve owned for 25 years.
Now I have the wide open space of the rest of my life to decide what to do with. I have no idea where to live or how to create a supplementary income. What is my soul’s deepest desire? I ask myself. It’s bucket list time. I think I may need an open space around me for a while.
The past month I’ve travelled 4000 km around the North Island, admittedly half of it by air, but I’ve driven the rest. Here are some of the wide open spaces I’ve photographed;
This last is where I am right now, house sitting. Magic, isn’t it? The jagged saw-toothed ranges allow the crepuscular rays to show off their best effects.
Or should I be sensible and live in a small town near open spaces? Nearer the family in Auckland – but they lead busy lives. The decision is one many retirees face. What do you think?