It feels like we have come home. The typical Wellington Lookout stormy weather welcomed us. We relaxed most of the day at our dear friend Rebecca’s home right next to our old place. She drove us up to Khandallah Pharmacy, and the service woman said it had been quite a while since she had seen us. Our landlords had invited all of us for dinner. 37B – Ben and Becky, 37C (us), 37D – Rebecca and 37E – Ron and Lorraine. It was like we had never left.
God save the Queen, 1926-2022, RIP
The news of Her Majesty’s passing made me reminisce about past travels and adventures. RIP Many people think the monarchy is archaic and needs to go, but I’ve always been fond of her. Queen Elizabeth was an extraordinary public servant who worked diligently for 70 years. And that deserves to be acknowledged and respected. I remember celebrating her 25th anniversary on the throne back in 1977. I had just graduated with my MBA and was travelling in northern Europe alone. The celebration occurred when I travelled from Bergen, Norway to Newcastle, England. It seemed like a milestone then, and 50 years…