Can you believe that this year it will 21 years since the National Lottery began in the UK? More importantly, can you believe that in 21 years I still haven’t had anything I would class as a decent win? Yes, three numbers is still as good as it gets for me, although for my hubby it was a different story in 2005, when he had 5 numbers, and was just one off the bonus ball too. How that would’ve changed our lives…
Still, if I am being honest, I no longer play the UK lottery, having switched to the Euro Millions last year. I use the Online lottery ticket website Lottosend to purchase my tickets, as I tend to forget when I’m out and about, or just leave it too late. Lottosend gives you access to lots of different Lotto games across the world, and you can still chose your own numbers, with the site doing all the rest of the work. You receive a scanned copy of your ticket, and then any winnings are added to your account. I haven’t had my big win yet (I live in hope), but despite this, I have mentally spent a fortune in my head – which may just be the best way to spend it.
So, you may wonder, what is on my mental shopping list? Here are just a few of the indulgences I would make if I was to have a lucky landfall.
Dresses, dresses, dresses.
Designer of course! I love these designs by Max Mara, Diane Von Furstenburg and a couple of Celebrity looks from Self Portrait. And, because this is a wishlist based in fantasy, I can get Mrs Beckham to run me up one of her fabulous dresses in (perish the thought!) a size 16.
Still a classic shoe on the red carpet and front rows – it has to be a pair of Rockstuds!
A bit of sparkle
A lottery winner needs a bit of bling, but I have to say I prefer costume jewellery rather than the real thing. Still, with a big win, you can buy an awful lot of sparkly stuff.
Disneyland for Joe.
Followed by Corsica (just love it there).
What would you buy if you won the lottery – would you be frugal and careful, or lavish and extravagant?