The other night Natasha and I were discussing what we’d complete in another lifetime. She mentioned that she’d pursue a second degree. My mind immediately sprinted to visions of packing for Paris (ugh, wouldn’t it be extraordinary? Imagine living amongst its history!) and training as a hairdresser for a hobby (it’s often an expensive service, and when it comes to styling my tresses, I have the imagination of a pine cone. I’d love to become skilled!).What would you do if you were presented with the opportunity of being reborn? Learn Chinese? Dye your locks turquoise? Become a volunteer firefighter? I’d…
Move To Another Country
Okay, so I’ve spent the majority of my existence in Australia and I’m now in New Zealand, but with the two so geographically close and relatively similar, does it REALLY count?! If I was to return, I’d dart off to France and immerse myself in a new language or drag my butt to Britain and embrace its differences. (Pssst! Once I’ve finished my degree, this is actually something that I intend to do this time around, anyway!)
Do you ever think “goodness it’d be great to study ___ if I had the availability/funds/etc.”? I frequently muse about how fascinating it’d be practice law. And graphic design. And photography. And jewellery-making. Hmmm. Maybe I need to be reincarnated a few times…!
Apply For A Position At An All-Inclusive Resort
Have you ever seen those job listings which guarantee free accommodation, a killer salary AND (usually) heavily-discounted food… provided that you’re willing to re-locate? They often involve living onsite at resorts or hotels, and gol-ly, think of the ADVENTURES you’d have! (And how quickly your bank account would build up!) Back in the day, as an early twenty-something filly in Sydney, I’d briefly contemplated the idea until I remembered that I had a long-term boyfriend, a mortgage and (at the time) no desire to leave either of them. But if I was given a second life? You bet I’d be applying!
Participate As An Exchange Student
Nothing about sending their teenage daughter to co-habitate with strangers on the other side of the world appealed to my folks, and now that I’m a parent myself, I can understand, but my oh my, what an experience it’d be!
Work In The Kitchen Of A Sushi Or Japanese Restaurant
Ha! Don’t laugh! Oh alright, chortle away, because it is fairly ridiculous, isn’t it? I don’t even know why I’d like to work in one, but for a teeny-tiny period of time, I think it would be fabulous!
What would you adore to do if you were given a second life…?