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Dream Jobs?

I have been researching female role models, and reading about the appointment of Flt Lt Kirsty Moore to the Red Arrows team as the first women pilot to have achieved this position, and wondered, if you could have been anything, regardless of ability and education, what would your dream career have been?

Posted at 12th Nov 2009 - 01:03PM   Posted by Zoe   Dream Jobs? Comments: 11

Jaynebeth's Avatar Wonderwoman - such marvellous bracelets

Posted by: Jaynebeth on 12th Nov 2009 at 01:27PM

Salle de Bain's Avatar Always wanted to be a police pathologist...

Sadly I never had the brains.

Posted by: Salle de Bain on 12th Nov 2009 at 02:15PM

Preseli Mags's Avatar My dream job was to be a writer which is what I do really. What I should have aimed for though, was 'a very highly paid writer'! Laughing If we're straying into fantasy I'd say F1 driver or Top Gear presenter (all those lovely cars...)

Posted by: Preseli Mags on 12th Nov 2009 at 02:41PM

Preseli Mags's Avatar I thought of another couple of dream jobs while I was on the school run (on a bit of road that's so exciting they use it as the stage in a rally): 1. Land Rover test driver. 2. Chocolate taster for Thorntons.

Posted by: Preseli Mags on 12th Nov 2009 at 03:32PM

Faith's Avatar An author....... or maybe a midwife.....

Posted by: Faith on 12th Nov 2009 at 05:14PM

still time to achieve either, Faith? You can become a writer anytime, and maybe a home birth for Em?

I like the idea of a racing driver Mags, bit of a petrol head myself.

I always wanted to be a vet, or a famous 3 day eventer. Now I have the freedom to chose to be anything I want, and retrain, and I havent a clue where my interests lie. Sods Law eh,

Posted by: Zoe on 12th Nov 2009 at 05:34PM

Elizabethm's Avatar Foreign correspondent of the Kate Adie/John Simpson type, conveniently forgetting that when I really travelled a lot I got to hate it!

Posted by: Elizabethm on 12th Nov 2009 at 05:55PM

Pipany's Avatar Art historian; costume maker on high budget costume dramas - I love the opening credits of the original Pride & Pred with the truly beautiful embroidery work...sigh.

Posted by: Pipany on 12th Nov 2009 at 06:15PM

Lampworkbeader's Avatar Elizabethm, I always wanted to be Kate Adie too....Wink

Posted by: Lampworkbeader on 12th Nov 2009 at 09:05PM

CalicoKate's Avatar I did want to be a woman in a mans world the first woman to be a ...... well anything really but all frontiers covered now. Still don't know, still aren't anything much!

Posted by: CalicoKate on 12th Nov 2009 at 10:03PM

Camilla's Avatar I am a bit of a petrol head too Zoe, love motor racing.

Mmm, Auctioneer, or Curator of Art Gallery, but then I always think I would have chosen Interior Designer maybe when younger, love design.

I have nursing skills but think that to be a Paramedic I would love to do, such a worthwhile profession of saving of lives.

Posted by: Camilla on 12th Nov 2009 at 11:51PM

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