- Dec 28, 2021
Have A Blessed Easter!!!
Just a little note for those who were wondering why I’ve not had some posts in the last few weeks - I’ve been inundated with some...
Hi, my name is Emikat Jun, short cut for my first-names by birth, of Emilia Kathleen June. I was born in the Philippines in 1970, and fate brought me to the UK in 1995, at the age of twenty-five. I have lived here ever since with the first five years in London and the rest in bonnie Scotland.
When I was in my early twenties, I remember thinking that it's A G E S yet to go before I become F-I-F-T-Y years old - as if it was never to come!
At the time, my parents were in their early fifties, and in my naivety, I thought they were OLD; therefore, they felt old.
Now, here I am approaching this decade of my life, and I don't feel that 'I am old,' NOT a touch!! My body may ache more often, but my feeling towards life is just the same as thirty years ago.
So how WRONG was I back then in my younger years!
I have had a fair share of colourful life in my first half-century years. I left my birth country and a big family (being the sixth of eleven siblings!) with all the associated problems related to living in a new country. My first marriage broke down. I experienced grief on the death of loved ones. I had some health issues since I turned forty. I had a few personal and family matters, and so on.
However, I have many joyful events in life too. I met and got remarried to my soul-mate. I studied some courses related to my interests. I travelled and discovered the beauty of many different places. Most of all, I have had the privilege of becoming a mother to the most wonderful blessing in my life – my son, who was born in 1997.
I am excited and I look forward to my next half-century journey here on earth wherever it takes me and I would like to share it with you.
WELCOME to my Life Beyond Fifty world!
Life Beyond Fifty with Me
Offering an insight into life after someone turns to the second half-century of their life, and it aims to reach out to people of all ages.