MY LIFE—AND THAT OF MY WIFE—IS FOLLOWING A SIMILAR TREND. YOU ARE IN GOOD COMPANY!
A stream about 5 miles from our little bungalow. Near the boundary of my current world.
It’s funny as a kid I always thought that my world was a small place. We didn’t have much money so holidays would tend to be just day trips on the train to places like Whitby and Scarborough. If we we’re lucky a school trip would take us maybe 50 miles in land. Dad had a car but it was only used sparingly – just for getting him to work. I remember watching exotic places on the TV and thinking one day I want to see them. I looked at books about mountains and so wanted to see The Eiger, The Matterhorn, K2 and Everest. I always thought that as I got older I would travel more. My world would grow and the world would shrink.
For a time it did workout that way…
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