'I have always wanted to be an airline captain... ever since I was six.'Guess I should go back to enjoying being a student, not having goals in sight, not feeling the need to do well. Go back to doing things where there's pleasure in doing them.
'Ah, and before that?'
'I wanted to be an aeroplane. [...] What did you want to be?'
'Oh, various things at different times. I studied medicine at a university.'
'You wanted to be a doctor?'
'Well, I wanted to be a medical student. They seem to have the most fun. I'm not sure I ever wanted to be a doctor—glamorous, but gloopy.'
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
I've been listening to old episodes of Cabin Pressure. Here's a dialogue: