Hello Folks :-
I posted previously about having lost my job recently (20 years working for a local government authority within the highways dept) I had a nice three week break which felt very cathartic. A friend of mine was in need of staff, working in the estates maintenance team of the local university and asked if I could help him out. I obliged (as a favour). The hours are longer, the work is monotonous and repetitive...my work colleagues (not to put too much a finer point on it !) are xenophobic, misogynistic and pretty unwelcoming !
The money for this job is good...but I genuinely do not relish getting up and going into this job anymore !
I’m financially comfortable (not minted and able to retire, but enough to keep the Wolf away from the door for awhile....no mortgage, no debts.
I’m torn between leaving and feeling “happier”, but having the fear factor of not being able to find another job at 55...or just sticking with it and it grinding me down.
I’m very conscious of “life’s too short”....but I’m in a quandary.
I’m physically fit and strong and relish another outdoor job (this job is inside and I feel caged)
Any pearls of wisdom from the collective ? Looking forward to your responses and ideas ?
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