I've had the department dinner, then last night was my farewell after eighteen years and five months with my current employer - finally after working for 52 years the end is in sight with just four more working days then retirement officially begins.
Flights are booked, passport still away getting a required Visa, a little thought has gone into the packing, and the excitement level just starting to climb.
Roll on D Day (as in departure day) Thursday 3 April 2014
"Intrepid traveller" - sounds good but not true.
I love to travel and enjoy photography. I plan to record my travels, mainly to read again when I can no longer remember and also to share some of my photos while keeping in touch with family and friends during the time I am away from home.
I never did the typical "OE" like many Kiwis, however while taking my annual holidays, most years I managed to travel somewhere different. Now that I have retired I am about to go on a mini "OE".
My older blogs will eventually be entered - in my retirement.... full info