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Goodbye career hello world

Okay, so while no one out there is probably the least bit interested I needed to shout - I HAVE JUST HANDED MY NOTICE IN! Yippeeeeeeeee. And god wasnt it the most nerve-wracking experience of my life.

I have just started the countdown to ending my career as a lawyer before heading off round the world on my motorbike. Not many people get it, not many of my friends get it - giving up a successful career for years on the road - so I needed to shout it on it on here.

Whoop whoop!
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We get it, or we wouldn't be here I guess.

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Hi, loads of people are interested. Have a great time whereever you're off to. Linzi.
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Ballsy move! I understand the whole "am i doing the right thing?" butterflies-in-the-stomach feeling ... Hope you get fulfilment, now tell us your plan!
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Brilliant

Well done!

Me and the wife are on the same path, leaving in two months. It's such a liberating feeling.

As is ebaying your belongings!

Let us know your plans

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Congratulations! It is a decision that you agonize over beforehand but once you leave and are at a time and place that allows you to look back at your previous "life" with clarity, you immediately recognie the wisdom of your ways and wonder why you hadn't done it earlier
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Cool and the gang, were in the same boat, bring on August
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Hi Charlotte!

Yeah!! Was one of the best moments of my life!! To tell my banker,friends and family we're off for a couple of years!!!

If you should plan to travel across OZ we would like to meet you!!

We will stuck in Perth for 2 years to refresh our accounts!!


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Congrats at having the bottle to turn your dreams into reality
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Oh, what joy!
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Career?

Victor Frankl said ... Man does not simply exist, but always decides what his existence will be, what he will become in the next moment.

Maybe you really haven't given up your career, but taken the step to start another.

That choice is worth all the celebrating you can put into it!

As for me, indecision used to be my problem. Now, I'm not so sure.

Best wishes on your journey.
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Free garage space/tools in San Fran area if you ever get on this side of the pond.

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Outstanding, and a message that inspires both hope and jealousy. Congratulations on the next phase and I am looking forward to my turn to post the same.

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.... and if Japan .....

.... is on your agenda (all of you I mean getting on the RTW-trip), let me know! Would love to meet you folks. As I said before: there will always be a shower, a place to sleep and someting to eat / drink for my bike-friends!!

Safe riding an keep us posted!!!
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