Sad To Sell Sundance 590rs

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  1. geoffles

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    Ive only had the motorhome a few months, and instead of my work pattern becoming more stable and me enjoying the van this year ive had more responsibility put on me which now means im not going to get the time off i wanted. with a heavy heart im probably going to sell the van in next week or so.

    Does anyone know any dealers in the North West that wont mess me around just looking for a clean sale with no numptys.

    Its breaking my heart, we just came back from a lovely weekend at lakesandfells.com in Wndermere, and it seemed driving home was getting sadder and sadder with every mile. We also had a lovely time at Chester Race Rally when we met a few of you for the first time.
     
  2. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    Why are you driving yourself into the ground with work...no leisure time makes for a very dull existance?

    But if needs must.....sell privately or else you will loose bundles!
     
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  3. Cat53

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    That's sad. Can't you even manage a weekend a month away? A bird in the hand and all that!
     
  4. Mattyjwr

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    Life is not a dress rehearsal - in an ideal work, try not to let work dictate your relaxation time so much and keep the MH so that you can escape as much as possible.
     
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    Exactly, there was a brilliant little story to this effect that I read recently, but I can't find it now. But the moral was, if you have enough spare time to spend with your family enjoying your life, then you are a rich man!
     
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  6. houdini

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    As the others say, seems a shame to have to sell. Don't know your circumstances but would you even be able to do some of your work whilst away?
     
  7. Wildbill

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    I have learnt a lesson yesterday you pass this way but once and never know what tomorrow will bring.
    keep your weekends for you and you're family
    bill
     
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    I've had at least 5 friends / family who didn't get to their pension age - saving things such as travels until retirement is not the way that I (we) have decided to aim for - we are doing as much as we can now, even if the income that we could earn is not as high; we have our health now and enjoy what we do. Come retirement though, well, hey, we will aim to do even more of what we enjoy :)
     
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    Could it have been this one.....

    An American businessman was standing at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellowfin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish.

    “How long it took you to catch them?” The American asked.

    “Only a little while.” The Mexican replied.

    “Why don’t you stay out longer and catch more fish?” The American then asked.

    “I have enough to support my family’s immediate needs.” The Mexican said.

    “But,” The American then asked, “What do you do with the rest of your time?”

    The Mexican fisherman said, “I sleep late, fish a little, play with my children, take a siesta with my wife, Maria, stroll into the village each evening where I sip wine and play guitar with my amigos, I have a full and busy life, senor.”


    The American scoffed, “I am a Harvard MBA and could help you. You should spend more time fishing and with the proceeds you buy a bigger boat, and with the proceeds from the bigger boat you could buy several boats, eventually you would have a fleet of fishing boats.”

    “Instead of selling your catch to a middleman you would sell directly to the consumers, eventually opening your own can factory. You would control the product, processing and distribution. You would need to leave this small coastal fishing village and move to Mexico City, then LA and eventually NYC where you will run your expanding enterprise.”


    The Mexican fisherman asked, “But senor, how long will this all take?”

    To which the American replied, “15-20 years.”


    “But what then, senor?”

    The American laughed and said, “That’s the best part. When the time is right you would announce an IPO (Initial Public Offering) and sell your company stock to the public and become very rich, you would make millions.”


    “Millions, senor? Then what?”

    The American said slowly, “Then you would retire. Move to a small coastal fishing village where you would sleep late, fish a little, play with your kids, take a siesta with your wife, stroll to the village in the evenings where you could sip wine and play your guitar with your amigos…”


    Paul
     
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  10. Judge Mental

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    Brilliamt Paul!:)

    OR you put your life oh hold till 12 oclock and pop your clogs at 11.50! That another sage old saying
     
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  11. geoffles

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    Yep i know, but sadly I still need to work and with other commitments its an awful shame to have sitting for maybe one weekend a month, its a sad aswell the van is in great condition, alarmed, parking sensors, immaculate inside and low mileage 39k on a 54 plate. Im going to advertise it at £14,500 to £15000 on ebay i think for a quick sale. :crying1:
     
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    I too learnt that lesson three years ago when my lovely wife Kate lost het life to cancer. Just after retirement...i now live every day as if it is my last. And my motorhome had been my best friend.
     
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    @Easyliving that was the one yes, says it all I believe :D
     
  14. geoffles

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    Nope sadly, i did think of that option but the company i work for while they would pay for hotels, they wont pay for anything else
     
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    Don't wake up one day and say
    "I should have done........"
     
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