This is going to be a very difficult time for a lot of people. Many people will be unable to work. The coronavirus/corvid 19 means that a lot of people have to find work that they can do from home. people with certain pre existing medical conditions such as COPD, cystic fibrosis or heart problems have been told to self isolate maybe for months and to avoid social contact. If you are in this situation you will still need to pay your bills.
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It is that time of year again when we see skeletons and witches everywhere and we have to stock up with candy and pumpkins. If you want a free pumpkin or a chance to win some cash read on ….
When I retired I looked for some interesting part time work I could do from home. I thought a job would help me fill my time and finance my hobbies. I found rather to my surprise several companies were happy to employ the more mature candidates. Here is one of the ways I earn a few treats.
I have been part of the Royal Mail monitoring panel for almost two years. This is operated by Kantar TNS Research International and has been running for twenty-five years. In exchange for posting and receiving letters and parcels I receive postage stamps and love to shop vouchers. I also get some packaging material which can be recycled. Other treats include a diary for Christmas and a packet of chocolate eggs for Easter. I have been lucky enough to win a £10.00 love to shop voucher in the daily draw twice. Kantar also hide a golden smart in a parcel each month which is worth £100.00 but I have never been lucky enough to find it. Continue reading “Monitoring the Royal Mail”
Croeso I Cymru Welcome to Wales
This week Bill and I went on a coach trip to the royal mint at Llantrisant which is near Cardiff in Wales. I have been a coin collector for a number of years and was keen to learn a little more about how they were made. The visitor experience centre was opened in 2016 and cost nine million pounds so we were hoping for an interesting visit. Continue reading “Visiting the Royal Mint at Llantrisant”
I retired just over a year ago but found I missed the stimulation and I will admit the money from working. I wondered if there were any interesting home working opportunities that would offer a reasonable rate of pay to older people for a few hours work a week. After a bit of googling I soon discovered that quite a few mystery shopping companies had jobs for older people. Now rather to my surprise I find myself home working. This is all very new to me. During my working life I worked in offices, nursing homes, hospitals and even a laboratory but now for the first time I am my own boss and work from home and I find I much prefer it to watching day time television or knitting. Continue reading “Home working successfully after retirement”