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What's Your Hobby/What Do You Collect?

When I was in high school I discovered that people who had hobbies/interests,etc were happier people. They had something to focus on.They had something they could share with others. One day at school I suggested to some girls that they should go to the state library on the weekend.They have a huge range of books and books on their interest/hobby. The following weekend we all met up at the state library.I showed them around,got them to enrol so they could borrow books.Their lives changed that day. I've never seen girls that happy.

I had a hobby too.Loved planes/aviation/flying.That was my hobby. I blame my parents for helping me to achieve that.Yes,I went to the state library to borrow books too.I was a very happy teen too.

Over the years I've had hobbies.I loved my teen years in the 70s so I started collecting vinyl records of the 70s. Still got them.Dont know what to do with them though.Lost interest. I love reading.Helps me get through a day.Got over 1200 non fiction books.There's a lot of self help books in there. Oddly enough,I never had a book on collecting records.I even bought some extra childrens books to add to the ones I kept.  I collected old toys like the ones I had as a child.

 

Over to you.Would you like to share your story? Thanks.

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Re: What's Your Hobby/What Do You Collect?

hi @Denv12 

Bushwalking is my main hobby, I try to go for a hike at least once a week.

 

I also love seeing live music. I live in a big city that has an excellent music scene and a nice friend who I can go to gigs with. We are sometimes the oldest people there! They are at night so it can be a bit hard to go out as I'm usually tired at night but I always enjoy it once I'm there.

 

Do you fly model planes? There are guys who fly drones in my local park, they seem riveted by it.

Re: What's Your Hobby/What Do You Collect?

I collect, unusual plants,books,stamps,concrete garden statues,violins and odd friends.

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