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Work can offer us plenty but let's not oversell it

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23.03.2019

We like to kid ourselves that we have choices.

Right now, I am confronted with a plethora of choices. I could hop on a plane to somewhere fun. Go to the pub or the gym, or both.

There is the cinema. Spending time with family or friends. There are box sets to be binged. Restaurants and museums to visit. Inevitably there will be a Twenty20 cricket match on some channel if I want some background noise.

But I am uncharacteristically resisting these temptations to partake of a little bit of work. Writing this.

None of us have to work. However, the alternative is generally considerably worse. Credit:James Davies

None of us have to work. None. However, the alternative is generally considerably worse. I haven't tried living on social benefits for more than 30 years. I don't fancy it........

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