This was to be my year off. My adult gap year. My year of pottering. Of gardening. Of exploring the far north coast of Queensland. Of pootling around the UK. Of reading. Learning German.
With two weeks left of Term 1, and with all that has happened around the globe, it is hard to fathom that I had planned to be in England right now.
Will we be allowed to leave Australia this time next year? Our borders are tight – except for the really wealthy or powerful.
In the meantime, I feel this is my fourth year of working before the year off. Last year was such a whirlwind, it doesn’t count.
This year’s preparation, in lieu of booking flights and accommodation, I will prepare by:
Who doesn’t like some decluttering?
My goal is to “wear out” some office shoes and dresses and a couple of handbags.
Here’s a bag of clothes I am letting friends look through before taking to the op shop.
My target (like the segue from the photo?) is to have a much paired down wardrobe.