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Monday, December 19th, 2011 08:23 am
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To a degree I already do it, except I currently don't get paid. I'd like to work on conservation projects, get paid, and not have to worry about my health limitations.
Monday, December 19th, 2011 08:52 am (UTC)
This one! :o)
Monday, December 19th, 2011 04:55 pm (UTC)
I've had my dream job, although until I got it I didn't know it was what I wanted to do. As an insurance broker at Lloyd's of London I was able to disappear from the office at around 10:00 and not return until around 16:30. The time in between was my own, to do what I wanted. Mostly, I worked. I went from one Underwriter to the next, negotiating claims on professional indemnity policies. On days when business was slack, it was up to me how I used my time... and just occasionally that included meeting friends for lunch on the other side of the City. I didn't have a pager; mobile phones as we know them hadn't been invented. It was bliss! The office had means of contacting me as long as I was actually in the Room, but if I was visiting an out-of-Lloyd's office I was completely incommunicado.

Would I go back to that job now? No. The atmosphere has changed too much. The 'new new building' (as opposed to the 'old new building' and the old building) is too big; too impersonal. It lacks the camaraderie of the previous one, and on my single visit since leaving I decided that I really didn't like it at all. In the late 1970s and 1980s though, it was a great way to work, and I loved it. [/essay] :)