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Thread: New part time job

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    I am feeling very happy and relieved, I have now got a part time job. I started last night working behind the bar at a local pub, it is a very friendly place, lively and busy. My full time job (in IT) pays ok, but like most of us these days, all my bills have gone up but the salary has not. I have been good and got my finances under control ,and I have no debt apart from my mortgage, but after the bills were paid each month I had so little money left over, it was a day to day worry until the next pay day. So with this extra job I am looking at doing three evenings a week, and I will practically double my usual expendible income. I love doing bar work too, and the pub is so fun, I am hoping to expand my (non-existent) social life too!

    I am so looking forward to being able to slowly build up my stash, and also now am hoping to be able to afford to fly out to Spain in August on a budget flight, for a few days - look out Izy and Elle, I will be staying with my friend in Crevillente, not very close, but not a million miles from you?

    So it is nice to start the weekend on a happy note anyway. I hope you all have a good weekend, hugs to you all from rainy old England

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    I though you were going to say that you had gotten a job in a fabric store. Working in a pub is better - you won't spend all your earnings on fabric - just some of them!

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    Congratulations Mary! I hope you have a lot of fun working there, and that you meet lots of wonderful people!

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    Mary that sounds like a fun job. Extra money always helps.

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    Congratulations. You are fortunate. Jobs are hard to come by right now.
    Judy in Ohio

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    Congrats. Enjoy Sounds like a fun job.

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    I was a beer slinger for a couple of years....same reason as you, Good extra income!!! Congrats!!!!! Have fun and don't work so many hours that you are tooo exhausted to go fabric shopping :lol: :lol: :lol:

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    I also tended Bar, many years ago, for the same reason! good luck, hope you meet a lot of great people and buy lots of pretty material!! :D

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    WOOHOO!!! WTG!!
    I love bartending!
    I was a bartender on one of the dinner cruise ships in Honolulu!

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    Lovely idea! Especially if it isn't going to infringe on your social life and will enable you to have a life!

    Congrats! I like go-getters!

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