As the title suggests, this post is mostly about our walking adventures but I felt the need to put it in context first. More details about our walking follow below.
After 12 weeks exploring Europe and Great Britain, I have learnt a few things. Here are some of them in no particular order.
Six weeks almost done, six weeks to go. We’ve shared our adventures with some good friends along the way and are really looking forward to catching up with family at the end of this month. We have been able to chat on FaceTime with mum and dad and Judith a few times, and also with our children. Being able to keep in touch with home … Continue reading Majella again
Yesterday was my last working day. Official retirement date is 31 December but I have accumulated leave to cover the time from now until then and we plan to make the most of the first few months for our European adventures. Departure is next Monday, 10 July and, all being well, we will not be back until Wednesday, 4 October.
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I posted here in February when we had 140 days to run to departure (91 working days for me) and were getting started on preparations. I’ve been meaning to post an update for ages and thought that last weekend as we approached the 50 day countdown would be appropriate. That didn’t happen for various reasons and we are now at 45 days to departure and I have fewer than 30 working days remaining. Barring any surprises I’ll teach my last class next Wednesday and be into my last lot of marking by the end of next week. It’s all becoming very real.