I am a retired journalist. I have owned the apartment at the Gold Coast for about 10 years. There are resident managers in the complex but I have been managing the bookings and cleaning my own unit for the past 3 years. This gives a chance to meet my guests in person and assist with any special needs. I did a lot of travelling in my 20s and 30s, living and working in the UK, Ireland and Canada. I never tire of meeting travellers today. I love languages (trying to learn Mandarin), the theatre, nature and all creatures great and small.