Life Times – Christian Fessard

Christian Fessard
Christian Fessard, 60, is a retired bank director from Le Lavandou, France.

What’s most important in life?
Love, family and health.

What are the elements of happiness?
Being level-headed and not losing your cool too often, enjoying yourself and traveling.

What were your dreams as a child?
I wanted travel around the world. For 43 years I worked hard and had no time, and only now am I doing it.

What advice would you give the younger generations?
Don’t be corrupt look after your environment.

Are you worried about dying?
Sometimes I worry. I worry about unsolved problems that I might leave to my family and friends.

What do you think will happen to you after you die?
I’m Catholic and believe I will see my God, and then probably get a second life.

When was the happiest time of your life?
When my three children were born.

And the worst?
When my mother passed away last year. I was in Thailand at the time, and was so sad.

Why are there so many conflicts in the world?
That’s easy: because of money and religion.

Is a peaceful world an impossible dream?
It would only be possible if people tried to build a new world – one with foundations in peace.

In summary, are you disappointed with your life or happy at what’s happened?
I have a good life: I have money to eat and travel; I can do anything. I’m happy with my life.

How much has luck played in your life?
It’s been 50 percent luck, 50 percent hard work.

Has life been a battle or relative plain sailing?
I think relative plain sailing.

How old do you feel?

How do you regard the aging process?
I hate it. I’d prefer to stay young.

Is one lifetime enough?
Yes, but my wish is to live longer. (BT/BF)

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