Sold!

20171119_1327001.jpg

I guess we’re committed now!

Our beautiful Blue Mountains home is the fifth (and last) house we’ve sold in under 4 years. We called it “operation simplify our lives”, which started in 2014 when we realised that our lives had suddenly become too busy and too complex in our quest for early retirement. It’s so insidious, this western world rat race thing…

We were fortunate to sell to a lovely couple who have chosen to retire to the mountains. The auction was a fairy tale, see it here. That puts our selling at auction success rate at 50% (2 out of 4 ), which is about what clearance rates are at present.

We’ve always loved the wisdom in this little story about a Mexican fisherman, who is pretty happy with his lot in life…

KEEPING YOUR EYES ON THE PRIZE

This simple tale has helped us make big decisions in the past, and is somewhat responsible for us suddenly becoming homeless and unemployed.

20171207_092058.jpg

Luella saying a poignant goodbye to our mountains sanctuary.

Time for a sea change (which we expect will be interspersed with mountains).

It all feels kind of warm and fuzzy really 🙂

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: