Follow the life of a retired teacher working her way through the bucket list. How much can be achieved in the next 10 years - from the mundane (baking an edible cake) to the ridiculous (kayaking through the rain forest).
This is it! I've given up work -retired from the rat race and am about to start on a 10 year adventure, doing all those things I've been meaning to do but never had the time to do them. I've offloaded my responsibilities and it is now my time. So follow my adventures and see whether I actually manage anything!
Monday, 4 January 2021
New Year in the park
My first walk of 2021 was in Greenwich Park. It is my closest large park and I make sure I visit it at least once a week. Here are a few of my favourite sights this week. The large, dried hydrangea heads cry out to be noticed make a good display
There are red and fallow deer in the park but they have their own large enclosure and don't mix with the public.
The squirels were as inquisitive as ever.
Plenty of Canada Geese on the pond.
A pigeon strutting its stuff.
Lots of camelias providing colour.
Things are bad here in the UK with regard to Covid. This new strain is having a devastating effect on the numbers being admitted to hospital. As from tomorrow the whole of the UK will be in lockdown with schools and businesses closed again. We will not be coming out of it until at least mid February . Although over a million people have already been vaccinated and that number will be greatly increased now we have the Oxford vaccine being rolled out from today, it still takes a further 3 weeks for people to build up immunity after the vaccination. Walking is the only thing that keeps me sane!