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Post by magica on Mon Sep 26, 2016 7:52 pm

Down by the sea. Far away from London
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Post by eddie on Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:02 pm

A chateau in France....near lavender fields, perhaps.

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by Syl on Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:16 pm

That photo is gorgeous, /\ I can almost smell it.

I gave up work years ago....OH retired 3 years ago...life is great, touch wood it continues.

I feel sad for people who retire and feel life has finished, it's just begun in many ways.

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by eddie on Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:18 pm

Retirement should be the best years of your life.

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by Syl on Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:29 pm

eddie wrote:Retirement should be the best years of your life.

Some of them definitely, as long as health and finances are OK.

Eddie, there are good times in every stage of life if you look for them. When my son was young and we had family holidays and good times with his nan (my mum) those times cant be beat.
I have to say my 40's (your age) were so good too ....son getting more independent, found a job I loved, new friends and experiences...

I honestly think some people take for granted what they have now in expectation for what they may have one day...if that makes sense. albino

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by eddie on Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:47 pm

I have lived and loved every year of my life.

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Post by Syl on Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:52 pm

I bet you have too. Laughing

I have had a few dodgy ones, but on the whole I have done OK.
I think if we don't have crappy times we cant appreciate the good ones as much.

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by eddie on Mon Sep 26, 2016 9:06 pm

See this is why I call you Syllabus.

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by eddie on Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:07 pm

Major wrote:Give some places you would like to retire to???

I did???

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by magica on Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:47 pm

eddie wrote:I have lived and loved every year of my life.

Me too. I have no regrets on anything. I made the choices that were right at the time, if they went wrong, well it was worth the try.
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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by Original Quill on Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:56 pm

Retirement? Seven years and you're dead.

I'd rather stay relevant.

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by veya_victaous on Tue Sep 27, 2016 1:09 am

Eden


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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by Original Quill on Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:03 am

Gabu Island, Victoria.  Like Glyfada, Greece, where I lived.  



Very nice.

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:25 am

Might be Fredericksburg, Texas, or pretty much anywhere in the Hill Country. Great people, great music, great food, and places that look like this:



I'd love to travel the world, but Texas will always be my home.

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by Original Quill on Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:45 am

It's a beautiful place, and I particularly love El Paso.

You will understand my reservations, I trust.

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by nicko on Tue Sep 27, 2016 7:15 am

Quill, you live on a reservation?
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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by Fred Moletrousers on Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:31 am

Original Quill wrote:Retirement?  Seven years and you're dead.

I'd rather stay relevant.

I retired seventeen years ago, and rumours of my death are greatly exaggerated.
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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by WhoseYourWolfie on Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:43 am

veya_victaous wrote:
Eden



Cool

A lot of nice little "hidden gems" around Eden and Berry...
And reasonably close to the Snowfields..
("Ski in the morning, surf in the arvo..").

There's also some handy little valleys hidden away up between the Great Lakes, Gloucester and Dungog regions..


As for "retirement" --
I have no plans to actually retire, but rather to just fade away.
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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by eddie on Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:24 am

Ben Reilly wrote:Might be Fredericksburg, Texas, or pretty much anywhere in the Hill Country. Great people, great music, great food, and places that look like this:



I'd love to travel the world, but Texas will always be my home.

That looks very much like my lavender fields pic......and it's also photoshopped Razz

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by Syl on Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:35 pm

Some lovely pics of idyllic places.

Since OH retired we spend a fair bit of time here.
If it had more sunny in would be perfect.


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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by HoratioTarr on Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:36 pm

I don't see the point in retiring somewhere where you have no friends or family. It might seem idyllic but without them, it would mean nothing to me.
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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by magica on Tue Sep 27, 2016 2:51 pm

That's a point I've often thought about HT. If I move out of London will it be too quiet for me, access to many things here too. We are looking into it and making sure we have everything near us and not moving too far from our family too.
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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by Syl on Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:29 pm

My OH would emigrate to Spain tomorrow.....I agree about family, we don't have a big one but I cherish what we do have.

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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by magica on Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:05 pm

Me too Syl, I would have to go where I can see them as much. No way could I live abroad.
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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by Syl on Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:36 pm

I think me and OH will have to live in different countries....we could visit occasionally.


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Re: Where Would You Like To Retire?

Post by magica on Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:18 pm

Laughing Laughing
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