Surendering to Retirement

Surendering to Retirement

  Most of us go through life living each day at a time and meeting those conditions that our society demands we observe. Some of us rebel against those demands which do not suit us. This is one reason why some of us spend our lives in the country rather than the...
Forced and Planned Retirement

Forced and Planned Retirement

  Age is, normally, measured as the number of years lived by an individual. However, in our book, we address life as a series of steps. We each pass through each step at least once in our life. I feel that age (Years Old) is simply a number which, in any real...
Conscious retirement: An imperative.

Conscious retirement: An imperative.

  I was riding a stationary cycle in the gym the other day. It was our 7am spinning class. My leg muscles were pumping in time to the music. I was concentrating hard. As I caught my breath, I looked around and realized I was the oldest in our class. The thought...
The wondering holiday

The wondering holiday

In 2005 we sold The Pickle Pot and farm and found ourselves completely liquid and with nothing to do. We rented a small pondokkie in Howick and sat thinking about our future. I need to spend a little time putting you in the picture before we set off, so please indulge...