If I won the Lottery…

Lottoland dream post

It’s something we all dream about, winning the lottery, and they that say money can’t buy you happiness, but I would sure as damn it like give it a good whirl!

Don’t get me wrong, I am ever so thankful for my lot and there are people in far worse situations who deserve the money way more than I do, but if I was lucky enough, what would I spend it on?!

(Erm, Gemma, you know you’d totally spend it on a one way ticket to a remote Scottish Island with only Kit Harrington for warmth and company…)

Apparently I’m making him blush. Sorry Kit.

I have complied a list so that one day, if divine intervention ever happened and I happened to win a few quid, at least I have given it some thought (other than Scotland and Mr Harrington that is – sorry Hubster).

 A home in the Scottish Highlands

I wasn’t joking. I really would go to Scotland. I had never been there until 2009, but after I had been that once, I couldn’t forget about the place. The scenery is out of this world, the people are lovely and, despite the mosquito plague they get in summer, I could totally up sticks and live there…though I would probably have to move my family and friends there with me. Slight issue. Maybe I would just have it as a holiday home and use my private jet (ah yes, I need to add that to the list) to get there for the weekend.

Find me a loch-side lodge (oh alright, maybe with a hot tub – with Kit Harrington in, ahem) with some mountains and I would be a very happy bunny.

Lodge in scotland

 A converted T5 camper van

This is my biggest dream at the moment. I am desperate for a converted (and pimped up) T5 camper van. We do a lot of staycations and something like this would, I think, make our holidays even better. The husband is yet to be convinced, though I am working on it, and if I won the lottery it is literally one of the first things I would buy. Come on lucky numbers, make me rich!

T5 camper van conversion

 My own Gin distillery

As someone who is rather fond of her Gin (on that point, I am loving Isle of Harris Gin at the moment, it’s so good people!) I would have to commission my own Gin distillery. I don’t know what I would call my Gin, would have to be Mother’s Ruin I suppose wouldn’t it – an apt name given my life – and I would oversee all taste testing. Of course. Cor, do you know what, I might even make sure I have a bath every week with nothing but a Gin and Tonic for company…no kids in the bath with me. That would be bliss!

A holiday to Finland to see the Northern Lights, and stay in a glass igloo!

This is something that I have had on my bucket list for ages. I am obsessed with the Northern Lights. We went on honeymoon to Iceland in 2012 for 10 nights and sadly didn’t see them due to snow, but we then went to the Isle of Skye last year and I was absolutely gobsmacked to see them dancing overhead from our holiday house window. It is something I will never forget and I am not ashamed to say I cried a little bit when I first saw them. 5 nights out of 7 we saw them there. It was beyond magical. That said, I know they would be a lot more impressive further North and I have always wanted to stay in a glass igloo just for the novelty factor. One day it’ll happen. One day…

 A mountain of Ferrero Rocher

Just because. I bloody well love these Chocolately-nutty balls.

(Kit Harrington delivering me a tray full of these to the front door of my remote scottish lodge whilst I am lying in a bubble bath with a Gin and Tonic would be the dream people!)

What would you choose to spend your money on if you won the lottery?

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for Lottoland. All words, thoughts and opinions are my own.



  1. February 21, 2017 / 4:28 pm

    All my winnings are spent too. Mine is all incredibly materialistic though I feel. Cars, houses, SHOES! Then set up the bakery.

  2. noor
    January 21, 2018 / 12:02 pm

    Hey,Good effort, still managing a post when life is shitty! I don’t think friends is the word to use. Friends would have shared their intentions with you! Anyway your business is booming so that is great.
    I am glad you shared how the lottery works. We never bought tickets because we had no idea how to check winnings, or even if foreigners were allowed to win. Knowing that the sellers rely on their meagre commision to live is incentive enough to buy in the future. Good Lucklllll

  3. January 21, 2018 / 12:04 pm

    If I won the lottery I would pay off loved one’s mortgages and give to charity. I would take all my closest friends on a luxury holiday so we all could be together 🙂
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  5. March 1, 2018 / 3:04 am

    Hi, Great post!
    The winning the lottery daydream is my favorite one. If I won the lottery, I would travel the whole world buy a sports car 🙂

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