Musings of ordinary life, New Zealand

Thoughts on Turning 60

Some life events leave us speechless for a little while. For me, one of those was turning 60. The number itself is absolutely daunting, and no more wriggle room to claim the high road of middle age.  For me, 60 is not the new 40 as I have no desire to go backward. As a… Continue reading Thoughts on Turning 60

Musings of ordinary life

Happy Birthday Mum

It is the time to hear voices in hopeful unison singing Happy birthday with a hip hip hooray, tagged happily at the end. Yes, another birthday and another one we are not spending with you.  Which over the years there have not been many we have not celebrated together with a coffee and cake outing.  Today,… Continue reading Happy Birthday Mum