.... knowing that
you are totally in control of your own destiny and environment.
.... the type of friends, colleagues and loved ones who feel
able to weep on your shoulder without expecting you to do
the same on theirs.
.... an older mentor who is prepared to share his or her wisdom
and experience - and a younger acolyte with whom you can share
.... a portfolio of well-performing pension plans, insurance
policies, low-risk shares and premium bonds.
.... advance warning of the dates of the sales in the better
shops which sell well-made and well-tailored clothes.
.... at least two pairs of sensible good quality shoes.