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    1st day of retirement

    Gday all,


    Today is officially my first day of retirement from mining and the FIFO lifestyle.
    I'm now a full time knifemaker, steel maker, teacher, timber stabiliser etc etc with no regular wage coming in....nervous but comfortable knowing I'm gonna be doin what I want to do when I want Classes can now be on weekdays as well as weekends, pretty much any time you want....really lookin fwd to whats to come

    Hope ya's all have an awesum 2017.

    Cheers Bruce
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    Congrat's Bruce !
    Enjoy it, mate - FFS stay active....

    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce Barnett View Post
    Gday all,


    Today is officially my first day of retirement from mining and the FIFO lifestyle.
    I'm now a full time knifemaker, steel maker, teacher, timber stabiliser etc etc with no regular wage coming in....nervous but comfortable knowing I'm gonna be doin what I want to do when I want Classes can now be on weekdays as well as weekends, pretty much any time you want....really lookin fwd to whats to come

    Hope ya's all have an awesum 2017.

    Cheers Bruce

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    All the best Bruce... I hope 2017 and beyond pan out just the way you want it to.
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    Retirement was the best decision I made in my life. I'm busier now than when I was working, the difference is I'm doing what I want to do.
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    Congratulations Bruce!

    I dream of doing the same one day.

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    No longer miner now knifemaker.
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    From someone who only did FIFO enough to hate it, glad to see you managed to escape. Good luck with whatever you tackle, and don't forget to enjoy life. Its a scary thing to give up the sure bet, but you'll do well I'm sure.

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    Congratulations Bruce........ Retirement is not all it's cracked up to be
    but it is bloody close.
    Enjoy!

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    Congratulations Bruce!
    I was hoping to retire myself on the 31st of December but me bloody lotto numbers didn't come in, So I had to cancel the brass band that was supposed to go around the block at work on a float to announce my retirement!

    All jokes aside buddy, enjoy the freedom and all the best!

    Dan!

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