When Joss Stewart’s mother died, she reassessed her priorities and rediscovered the outdoors
• The best places to walk in Australia, every month of the year
I was 51 when Mum died.
I had been going gangbusters running my own financial advisory business in Sydney for 15 years, working 90-hour weeks. No downtime. I had forgone personal relationships, friends and holidays. I didn’t have a life. I was an only child and, having already lost Dad in 1982, Mum’s death made me re-evaluate things.