Oh what a year ….… Read More 2018 creative highlight
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
Nouveau retiree – in deep water! I have been retired from my paid job for three weeks. I thought I’d share some of my adventures with you and also some links to free and low-cost activities. Palm Beach Aquatic Centre On Tuesdays (and if I wished, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays), I attend the Palm… Read More Deep water running, anyone?
Last week, we looked at the term ‘meme‘. This week, we will unravel ‘yarn bombing’ (pun intended!) What is yarn bombing? A Very Modern Dictionary defines yarn bombing as: A form of street art that uses knitted or crocheted yarn to decorate public spaces (rather than paint for instance). A distinctly hipster phenomenon that started to… Read More I wonder what ‘yarn bombing’ means?
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
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)
Barb, Psychic Medium – final An amazing story of transition from public servant to psychic medium. Last week, I shared a fascinating story with you about Barb Meynell who, as a mature woman, realised she had gifts that would change her life. She tentatively started doing some readings while maintaining her full time public sector role. She… Read More Barb, Psychic Medium – read the next instalment of this exciting story
Barb, Psychic Medium – part one An amazing story of transition from public servant to psychic medium. Barb and I have known each other for more than 15 years. At one point in her life, she thought she would never retire – partly because of the financial security she needed but also because she had only ever seen herself in… Read More Introducing classic woman Barb, psychic medium
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.
Why is retirement satisfaction ‘a thing’? An increasing number of women are living longer. The increasing number is linked to the post-war Baby Boom (BB)and this longer life is linked with our great health system and a wonderful Australian lifestyle. So more women, living longer means more women are heading for retirement. How will we find retirement satisfaction? Many of… Read More Retirement Satisfaction – five ways for women to find it