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A Final Look

By moiral
Morning all. Actually feeling a tiny bit sad today. Although have been finished work for 6 weeks now, this is actually my last day employed by NHS. As of tomorrow I am officially retired. Took this shot a few months ago when I was taking shots of the hospital for the Final Chronicle magazine to be published later this year when the hospital closes. This is known as the main building. I have spent 28 years of my 36 year career working here. Although laterally, I no longer enjoyed my work, overall I have many happy memories of this place. Thanks for C&Cs on yesterday's upload.

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CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
2 Oct 2011 8:58AM
You've many years of retirement to look forward to now, Moira, and think of all that free time you will have to get out and about with your camera Smile.
I hope the building will remain, those are such wonderful chimneys. Carol

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A memory which you can keep or wash away, don't leave the contacts to others. If you have friends, keep in touch don't leave it to others, because they'll be busy working still. You've worked hard & long so enjoy the fruits of that labour and get out in the fresh air, you're lucky to have a hobby to get you out and exercised.

4 years and not counting since I escaped.

beautiful image moira,enjoy every minute,carry on taking great shots.ray
2 Oct 2011 10:43AM
A poignant image Moira ! Another phase of your life has now begun !( Just sent you a quick p.m.) gill
2 Oct 2011 10:52AM
Enjoy your official retirement - I am enjoying mine
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
2 Oct 2011 11:39AM
Take care and enjoy the free time.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
2 Oct 2011 11:47AM
An unusual image but in a way, full of poignancy, as if you were driving off and saying goodbye for the last time.
Enjoy your retirement, Moira.
7 10 10 England
2 Oct 2011 1:22PM
Looking through the foliage and saying "goodbye." A new era is dawing called "Happy Retirement."
metro074 6 8 Australia
2 Oct 2011 1:57PM
A superb capture. Enjoy your retirement Moira. Happy days ahead. God Bless
pdcche 6 4 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2011 4:14PM
Memoiries Moira, you will miss you friends and not the job.. Peter
I too am going to lose my job, they intend to shut down the Cromer crab company soon, 230 jobs to go..
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2011 5:32PM
A wonderful image Moira, and enjoy your retirement.
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
2 Oct 2011 7:50PM
Retirement is superb and now you will wonder how you found time to work !

Peagreen 6 1 1 England
2 Oct 2011 11:58PM
A lovely image, Moira, something to look back on!! Enjoy your retiementSmile
Take care, hope your weekend was good, Pauline
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
3 Oct 2011 12:55AM
Good shot Moira.
I do not miss my work so much,but I do miss my ''workmates''.
I still keep in touch with some of them,so that is not so bad !!
On the bright side more time to take pics great shot
tashi 6 2
3 Oct 2011 1:35PM
Wonderful image. Hello Moira, I'm sure you'll enjoy your retirement... yes... more time for yourself and of course the lovely memories and friends are always there.

PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2011 4:24PM
Look forward to a happy retiremnet. sorry to hear you didnt enjoy recent times. Good memories and those can never been taken away. Enjoy! Paul
3 Oct 2011 5:02PM
Great image and get out with the camera more thats your new job happy retirement.
A stunning view from the bushes. It makes you want to jump out and consider all the better.
Regards, Oleg.
lesliea 7 2 Australia
4 Oct 2011 1:19AM
Beautiful image Moira, you have worked a long time and deserve a break do things that you want to do and enjoy your self.
Allen, Smile
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
6 Oct 2011 3:06AM
A lovely shot to add to a host of memories for you Moira, knowing it's all behind you now is both poignant and relieving, I'm sure you'll enjoy life once you get fully used to your new status, I know I did....and still do 21 years, one month and six days since I last earned a wage!
Rgds., Jim

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