He considered leaving everything he had to start anew. The vision was so rosy and clear at the time.
A few years later, a major commitment fell away and he cast his cards in the air and a few fluttered to opportunities on another continent. He pursued them while he notified the domestics that he was prepared to move away.
And now another rare opportunity has arisen. This one to pursue an area of interest, not of his vocation or formal training.
He never asked for any of these - they offered themselves - he was emphatic about this. Will anything move him from where he became comfortable? Not likely. He found that he could depart and return without ever leaving his chair.