Community, Finding your new tribe, Fitness, Health, Hobbies, Mental health

Exercise – beyond deep water running

Beyond deep water running Last year, I retired from full time work and started to exercise. Back in August, I shared my new deep water running adventures at the Palm Beach Aquatic Centre.  I continue to “tread water” every Tuesday morning. I  love the workout and feel very virtuous that I have braved the pool… Read More Exercise – beyond deep water running

Community, Knowledge, Modern culture, Writing

‘A Very Modern Dictionary’ – demystifying modern language

Picture a thought bubble, ‘I wonder what ‘sadiculous’ means?’   Have you ever listened to a conversation and realised you don’t understand what people are talking about? It can be awkward to interrupt and ask for an explanation. You don’t want to come across as ignorant or out of touch. But honestly, there are so many… Read More ‘A Very Modern Dictionary’ – demystifying modern language

Community, Finding your new tribe, Mental health, Personal development, Relationships, Retiring from work, Spirituality, Writing

The birth of Classic Women and my story (of transition to retirement)

The birth of the Classic Women blog A big thank you to the of you who have followed Classic Women over the past six months. In January 2017, I took a trial break from my paid job. I launched the blog, Classic Women. My qualification??? I love writing. I know about being a 50+ year old woman.… Read More The birth of Classic Women and my story (of transition to retirement)

Community, Family, Finding your new tribe, Fitness, Health, Hobbies, Retiring from work, Travel

Another Classic Woman story. Introducing Lisa Raimondo – woman in transition.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO SHARE YOUR STORY OF TRANSITION? Please contact me by signing up to this blog (see boxes below) or via the Classic Women FB page. Introducing classic woman, Lisa and her transition to retirement. Lisa is having fun experimenting with a range of past times. She has many interests, and is open to exploring more. I… Read More Another Classic Woman story. Introducing Lisa Raimondo – woman in transition.

Family, Finding your new tribe, Hobbies, Relationships, Retiring from work, Travel, Writing

Classic Woman Cherie Bombell speaks to me about retirement

Introducing classic woman Cherie Bombell Thank you for agreeing to chat with me, Cherie. We’ve known each other for many years now. After meeting at work, we became friendly, sharing very similar values and interests. About two years ago you started talking about maybe leaving work, or retirement. What started that thinking in your mind? I… Read More Classic Woman Cherie Bombell speaks to me about retirement