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what would you do with your time if...

Discussion in 'Personal' started by pinkflipflop, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. Short term I would have a holiday, a spa retreat, spoil myself.
    Long term I would go and do a job that I would love to do. One that doesn't pay much but keeps me occupied and interests me.
  2. Carry on working as I do now! That's a big part of my life!
  3. Travel; open a gallery; donate to charities.

  4. That sounds a bit like retirement! Handed in notice, get a big cash windfall and a lovely cash payment every month. I'm retired. I like it.
  5. Respect where it's due.
    For me, I would like to spend more time with my family and friends.
  6. And live as now or live as I would wish

    Short Term = help my daughter prepare for the Summer Exams THEN take her on a fab break as soon as the exams finish

    Longer term = buy a house somewhere warm (not hot) and chill
  7. Paradoxicalgirly

    Paradoxicalgirly New commenter

    Buy a house and become a permanent student!
  8. Chica77

    Chica77 New commenter

    I'd take the next few years off work to enjoy time with my children before they start school, and then retrain for a different career (not sure what!) and work part time. I'd also buy a house and have a nice holiday.
  9. I'd pay off my debts and buy a house.
    Wouldn't take much to make me happy!
    (Actually, I'd settle for a heavy duty electric pencil sharpener!)
  10. catmother

    catmother Star commenter

    I would enjoy not having to go out to work.
  11. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    Make sure both sons have the homes they want.
    Buy a flat nearer the rest of my family.
    Buy a nice car.
    Go to the theatre/ concerts as often as I like.
    Buy some nice clothes.

  12. Go round the world.
    Buy a house with three bedrooms.
    Once in said flat, start the fostering process.
    Foster for as long as possible (hopefully - I could be terrible at it!)
    Work part time at school (I still like my job!)
    Set up trust funds for my nieces and nephews
    Have some basic cosmetic surgery (yes, I am that shallow!)
  13. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter

    Have DIVF
  14. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Set up a healthcare fund/policy for immediate family and future generations

    Pay off kids' student loans

    Buy a retirement house in N Wales

    Put some into topping up our pensions so we had enough to get by on

    Donate some to charity

    Quit education as a money earner and do voluntary work, interspersed with months of European travel.
  15. bombaysapphire

    bombaysapphire Star commenter

    Move to the Dales.
    Buy an RV for further trips out round the country with Mr BS and the dogs.
    Do voluntary work with schools and dog rescue charities.
  16. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    Hand in notice.
    Go on fab holiday.
    Sit back and enjoy life.
  17. Hand in notice.
    Move to a lovely house and buy a small pad for my 81 year old mother nearby/in the grounds(!).
    Get extra coaching in Maths for daughter.
    Book a fabulous skiing holiday for us for next year and a fabulous summer holiday as well.
    Long term, start up a local People's Supermarket.
    Do a degree in the History of Art.
    Plan a special trip to Angkor Wat for hubby - a place he's always wanted to go.
  18. zannar

    zannar New commenter

    Buy a small cottage with enough land to grow veg, have fruit trees and bushes.
    Try lots of hobbies that I daren't try now in case I don't like them and would waste resources(and also don't have the time)
    Buy my daughters a place of their own.
    Give my mum and dad enough to allow them to not budget and enjoy their retirement.
    Donate to several charities.
    Spend time with hubby (at the moment we are like ships that pass in the night).
    Agree to et my hubby have yet more dogs.
    Volunteer to help in local schools.

  19. guinnesspuss

    guinnesspuss Star commenter

    Hand in notice
    Short term: breathe sigh of absolute relief, pay off debts
    Long term: find something I want to spend time doing, a house in the country, share my good fortune
  20. bfudge69

    bfudge69 New commenter

    Short term:
    Speak to a financial advisor about investments.
    Go part time at work
    get a gym membership
    buy a newer car
    go on a short break with OH

    Long term:
    Continually promise myself to start <u>USING</u> the gym membership that I bought in the short term.
    Start a family(or at least start discussing it with OH)
    Try not to drink myself to death.

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