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17:16 UK time, Monday, 15 February 2010

Re When I grow up I want to be...: When I was about six and my sister was four, my father asked us what we wanted to be when we grew up. I replied "A princess" and my sister "...and I want to be her dog". We are now 25 and 24 respectively, and are yet to achieve these goals. But there's still time.
Alexandra McVeighty, York, UK

A champion gymnast - 20 years later, having flirted with journalism, retail management, marketing and web development along the way, I am a gymnastics coach and have never been happier. I should have listened to my nine year old self really.
Anna King @BBC News Magazine

I'm wondering what to do with an extra 16 hours a week - any ideas?
Lee, Birmingham

Re Quote of the Day: "If you're going to enforce your policy for 'customers of size' on a passenger who can't lower the armrests on his seat, it might be an idea to check it isn't a well-known film director before doing so." Why? If this is the policy, should it not be enforced irrespective of the person who puts their weight behind the counter argument?
LC, London

So race politician Pauline Hanson is leaving Australia because of its "high taxes" and "over-regulation" - err, does anyone want to tell her about the UK?
Louisa Hibble, Leicester

If Greece do leave the euro and revert to their former currency, will they have made a drachma out of a crisis?
Adam, London, UK

Archibald Murray (Friday letters) failed to mention that the Union Jack flown upside down is an international distress signal.
Barry Metcalfe, Leighton Buzzard

Archibald, I agree totally. The thicker white diagonal - representing the St Andrew's Cross - goes above the red diagonal (representing the St Patrick's Cross) at the top of the hoist. It has precedence because Scotland entered the Union before Ireland did. The Union Flag is an easy one to accidentally hoist inverted, but once that simple rule is known it's far harder to get it wrong.
Colin Edwards, Exeter, UK

Emma (double-yolkers, 5 Feb letters) says "...a law states he cannot sell them..." How can you be certain how many yolks an egg contains without cracking it? Imagine the shame of being hauled up before the beak for hawking a double-yolker. Egg on your face.
Phil Warne, Nelson, NZ

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