“I’m an ideal believer in embracing life,” Christine says. “Therefore my resolution to do thrilling issues – like deciding on my future path and a brand new residence at Beechwood Park earlier this yr.”
“I used to be dwelling in our household residence, a surprising massive 4-bedroom Cotswold stone property on a rustic property. It was our dream residence – one each my husband and I had ogled for 16 years because it was being renovated, and finally we moved there 30 years in the past. I met my husband Colin once I was 17, however sadly misplaced him simply earlier than Christmas 2020.”
Christine revaluated her life and determined it was time to maneuver.
“I used to be suggested to place my residence available on the market, promote up after which discover someplace to dwell – however that’s not me! I did plenty of analysis and visited plenty of properties – a lot of which I discovered very miserable as they appeared to be a one-way ticket to nowhere.
“I’d written down my want listing and was thrilled once I visited Beechwood Park because it genuinely ticked each one in every of them! I craved house, a balcony, beautiful views, inside strolling distance of a village, plus a full of life neighborhood spirit – and that’s precisely what I’ve obtained. It actually is ideal right here.”
Breaking the mould, Christine has used her transfer to a retirement neighborhood to advance her profession as an writer. Her new 96-page e book is designed to be a taster, to offer you quick access to her amassed knowledge and provoke you to take inventory of your individual life’s path. Plus, the bonus of three inspiring true-life tales from her revered pals and colleagues, who’ve achieved their desired targets.
Christine’s believes life just isn’t linear however round. She displays on her life spanning 18 years of age to 81 – when she re-kindled her creative abilities.
The e book additionally comprises extracts from her difficult nomadic childhood. Christine’s father served within the navy, and she or he was born throughout his time in India. She had quite a lot of academic experiences in each Singapore and the UK, as his postings decided the place her household moved to, however this additionally meant she had the great alternative to expertise life in numerous international locations and discover completely different cultures.
Her e book focuses on the affect of her life’s experiences as a daughter, sister, spouse to Colin, mom to Alison and Rachel, her life as a company highflyer, and beginning her personal enterprise – Prime Aims – at 50
Christine feels age must be embraced and, extra importantly, what life learnings can convey to the youthful generations and people petrified of the destructive connotations age can convey: “What’s age obtained to do with it? We have now no promote by or greatest earlier than date!” provides Christine with a youthful grin.
“I’m trying ahead to my e book launch on January twenty first – it’s going to be an ideal occasion! We’ve an eclectic visitor listing from members of our enterprise neighborhood, journalists, pals and work colleagues previous and new and naturally my household – together with my new household at Beechwood!
A gifted cocktail bar man is making a particular cocktail for company to get pleasure from both as an alcoholic or non-alcoholic delight – to be known as “Flashpoint”.
“I’m in a really comfortable place. Life is nice and I’ve no intention of stopping – life is for dwelling and that’s precisely what I’m doing right here at Beechwood!”
Beechwood Park is an age-exclusive neighborhood, located within the picturesque market city of Stow-on-the-Wold, within the Cotswolds. This extremely acclaimed ARCO (Related Retirement Neighborhood Operators) registered built-in retirement growth, encompasses a beautiful new assortment of houses, the place the one, two and three-bedroom residences and two and three-bedroom bungalows, are actually available for purchase, hire, or half purchase, half hire.
All houses include their very own out of doors house in addition to entry to landscaped gardens; there may be additionally an intensive vary of services together with a recent wellness suite, pastime room, roof terrace, landscaped gardens, health studio and out of doors train path, plus the Slate & Grain brasserie, bar and occasional lounge – the venue of the Heat Hub.
Brio gives trendy retirement that’s attainable for all, and every growth has workers readily available in addition to a spread of care and assist packages which might be delivered by an area and certified domiciliary care supplier with private assistants who can assist with all the things from washing, bathing, dressing, making ready meals, attending medical or different appointments in addition to offering administration of treatment or short-term care throughout sickness or recuperation to palliative care.
Signed copies of Christine’s e book can be found on the e book launch with a share of the gross sales being donated to an area charity.