Approaching retirement and frustrated with her job, Siobhan Daniels made a BIG decision: to start living life on her own terms. Rather than hiding from life’s challenges, she bought a motorhome and drove off to find them. Retirement Rebel is Siobhan’s story about how she stepped off the merry-go-round of life and started enjoying the journey.
Approaching retirement and frustrated with her job, Siobhan Daniels made a BIG decision: to start living life on her own terms. Rather than hiding from life’s challenges, she bought a motorhome and drove off to find them.
Retirement Rebel is Siobhan’s honest and uplifting story of how one woman stepped off the merry-go-round of life, slowed down and started enjoying the journey. Of how she sold up, packed up and hit the roads of the UK with no real plan, embarking on a positive-ageing adventure and hoping to inspire women across the country with her message that retirement could actually be the start of life’s adventures.
With no shortage of mishaps and hardships along the way – not least being commanded to ‘stay at home’ during the Covid lockdowns, despite always being at home wherever she was – Siobhan’s story can inspire us all. Her message is that we can make simple lifestyle changes to feel happier and more fulfilled. Because at the end of the day, age shouldn’t be a barrier to having an adventure.
Siobhan Daniels is a retired television and radio journalist who worked for the BBC for thirty years. In 2019, after selling most of her possessions and putting her old life into storage, she hit the road in her new motorhome to begin a retirement less ordinary, travelling the country defying stereotypes and spreading a positive-ageing message. As well as working for the BBC, she has written for or been featured in a variety of magazines and newspapers, including The Guardian, Daily Telegraph and Yorkshire Life, and she gives talks to Women’s Institute groups. Siobhan lives wherever she parks her motorhome. Find out more at shuvonshuvoff.co.uk
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