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ADVERTISEMENT "Picture perfect" life at Logan Campbell When Colleen first moved to found the most rewarding Campbell Road in 1973 she had no idea she would still be living in the able to be the best murse possible for area 46 years later. Nowliving in ber third bome on the working towards the same goal to street-a sunny serviced apartment in Ryman Healthcare's Logan Campbell minimal pain, while encompassing Retirement Village- Colleen says the the families and giving reassurance latest move to number 187 Campbell and guidance on a journey that you Road has brought back happy can't control, and you shouldn't, but memories of when she worked at the you can make it easier for them. Vacation Hotel formerly on the site. Here where I'm sitting now used Clleen says, something that she pats to be part of the dining room and nesxt down to her own experiences of losing door was the function room of the her grandmother at 12, her brother hotel" she says. A registered narse originally from the Waikato, Colleen moved with her young family into an art deco house 100 metres up the hill in life and learned that some things from number 187. With four children to bring up she wanted a change from the shitft life that has helped Colleen to adjust work of narsing so enquired at the to her latest move into the retirement hotel for any positions as it was so conveniently close. The manager asked about my previous experience and when I said independent by staying in your own was a registered nurse he said 'nurses home, even though you can't wallk, the can do anything!" she laughs. Colleen was assigned to the front deskof the main Logan Park restaurant and also helped at the restaurant on actually, from autoimmune hepatitis the other side of the hotel. We had so many interesting Ihad had two cataract operations. people come in, Cleo Lane, John Dankworth, all the English tv stars, the French football team who were all places but it was Logan Campbell with steps she wanted to be on the very well behaved! Dining out was much more of an occasion at that time, Colleen says. "People dressed up to dine at the I needed to be here where I had help on the corner of the village entrance. hotel because it was a special night. when I neededd it, she says. We had a dancetloor so they were able to dance too." In the early 9o's Colleen moved to a smaller house down the hill. She visits from her four children, 1o thrilled with the pew friendshins she also returned to nursing, spending grandchildren and her beloved has made. many years as a transit care nurses at Greenlane Hospital and Auckland Hospital before moving to St Joseph's people are always passing and are inspirational women, theyre into Hospice (now Mercy Hospice) on College Hill. This was the narsing role she I think as a nurse I felt I was my patients because everyone was make patients comfortable, with The work was never depressing who drowned when she was 19 and then her mother died foar years later. "I think my experiences roanded me. I had an acceptance of things don't matter." It is this philosophical approach to village, something she says it took a while to admit she needed "You think you're being shopping is piling up and you can't go down the steps to get the mail! "Ihad been really sick, I nearly died Plus I needed a knee replacement and Colleen's long connection to Campbell Road coninues her by Colleen looked at a couple of other children Encouraged this is just another chapter. You can't go back to what you left behind, Your have got to live for the present and dream for tomorrow really. "I think now where else would I want to be? Bat you're the one that has to make it that way, no one else can do it for you. The confirmation that she had made the right move surprisingly requirement after years of living ground floor "And look what I have got!" she says, surveying her sun-drenched spot which won out in the end "When I came here I couldn't walk properly and I had pain all the time so "It's absolutely picture perfect. While it took her a few months to adjust to her new lifestyle she is afirm believer in looking forward and she is "I found the girls here absolutely lovely, and they're the same every day. The location is perfect for regular came from the staff at the hospital clinic she visits for check-ups "The other day the murse said to nursing friends. I thought being on the main road I belong to the knitting club and I absolutely love it. They are all such me you're the best I have seen you in more likely to come and visit, and embroidery. crocheting and they three years. that's turned out to be true. Colleen Nodding, she adds: "This is lfe, this is living, right here." design all their own patterns. "Life changes every 10 years or so, had simple one Serviced apartment available now! For more information about this R Priced at $450,000 apartment phone Lucy on 638 3883 Logan Campbell BYMAN 187 Campbel Road, Greenlane ADVERTISEMENT "Picture perfect" life at Logan Campbell When Colleen first moved to found the most rewarding Campbell Road in 1973 she had no idea she would still be living in the able to be the best murse possible for area 46 years later. Nowliving in ber third bome on the working towards the same goal to street-a sunny serviced apartment in Ryman Healthcare's Logan Campbell minimal pain, while encompassing Retirement Village- Colleen says the the families and giving reassurance latest move to number 187 Campbell and guidance on a journey that you Road has brought back happy can't control, and you shouldn't, but memories of when she worked at the you can make it easier for them. Vacation Hotel formerly on the site. Here where I'm sitting now used Clleen says, something that she pats to be part of the dining room and nesxt down to her own experiences of losing door was the function room of the her grandmother at 12, her brother hotel" she says. A registered narse originally from the Waikato, Colleen moved with her young family into an art deco house 100 metres up the hill in life and learned that some things from number 187. With four children to bring up she wanted a change from the shitft life that has helped Colleen to adjust work of narsing so enquired at the to her latest move into the retirement hotel for any positions as it was so conveniently close. The manager asked about my previous experience and when I said independent by staying in your own was a registered nurse he said 'nurses home, even though you can't wallk, the can do anything!" she laughs. Colleen was assigned to the front deskof the main Logan Park restaurant and also helped at the restaurant on actually, from autoimmune hepatitis the other side of the hotel. We had so many interesting Ihad had two cataract operations. people come in, Cleo Lane, John Dankworth, all the English tv stars, the French football team who were all places but it was Logan Campbell with steps she wanted to be on the very well behaved! Dining out was much more of an occasion at that time, Colleen says. "People dressed up to dine at the I needed to be here where I had help on the corner of the village entrance. hotel because it was a special night. when I neededd it, she says. We had a dancetloor so they were able to dance too." In the early 9o's Colleen moved to a smaller house down the hill. She visits from her four children, 1o thrilled with the pew friendshins she also returned to nursing, spending grandchildren and her beloved has made. many years as a transit care nurses at Greenlane Hospital and Auckland Hospital before moving to St Joseph's people are always passing and are inspirational women, theyre into Hospice (now Mercy Hospice) on College Hill. This was the narsing role she I think as a nurse I felt I was my patients because everyone was make patients comfortable, with The work was never depressing who drowned when she was 19 and then her mother died foar years later. "I think my experiences roanded me. I had an acceptance of things don't matter." It is this philosophical approach to village, something she says it took a while to admit she needed "You think you're being shopping is piling up and you can't go down the steps to get the mail! "Ihad been really sick, I nearly died Plus I needed a knee replacement and Colleen's long connection to Campbell Road coninues her by Colleen looked at a couple of other children Encouraged this is just another chapter. You can't go back to what you left behind, Your have got to live for the present and dream for tomorrow really. "I think now where else would I want to be? Bat you're the one that has to make it that way, no one else can do it for you. The confirmation that she had made the right move surprisingly requirement after years of living ground floor "And look what I have got!" she says, surveying her sun-drenched spot which won out in the end "When I came here I couldn't walk properly and I had pain all the time so "It's absolutely picture perfect. While it took her a few months to adjust to her new lifestyle she is afirm believer in looking forward and she is "I found the girls here absolutely lovely, and they're the same every day. The location is perfect for regular came from the staff at the hospital clinic she visits for check-ups "The other day the murse said to nursing friends. I thought being on the main road I belong to the knitting club and I absolutely love it. They are all such me you're the best I have seen you in more likely to come and visit, and embroidery. crocheting and they three years. that's turned out to be true. Colleen Nodding, she adds: "This is lfe, this is living, right here." design all their own patterns. "Life changes every 10 years or so, had simple one Serviced apartment available now! For more information about this R Priced at $450,000 apartment phone Lucy on 638 3883 Logan Campbell BYMAN 187 Campbel Road, Greenlane