in less of a hurry and have more time for a chat.
from sales assistants to librarians seem to get an abridged version of our life
stories pretty quickly and are interested too.
drivers stop at the school crossing – even if the lollipop person isn’t on duty.
They let you in, whilst driving, or acknowledge you when you do the same to
At one of
the local medical specialists, you pay the out of pocket gap – not his total
fee. Then he waits for the cheque to come from from medicare for the rest. So
you’re not hit with that horrid initial upfront fee, then having to wait at Medicare
to get the rest back.
getting in to see a GP can be a challenge – rural doctors are in high demand
- but we’ve managed it so far.
the space. The roads are wider. The parks are quieter. We still feel spoiled at
home, where as we unpack, we are finding places to put everything.
We have a
kitchen big enough to enjoy cooking in again.
routine is less busy, less rushed. We seem to have more time in every day.
I don’t know
how the country worked that magic, but it has.
the fact that we’re not sitting in traffic so much, rushing from one
appointment to the other, from one side of Brisbane to the other. Everything is
so much closer now.
Perhaps, could it be, we are just happier?
certainly helps …
We just have to wander outside to feel instantly at peace
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