The plan this month was to get busy in the shed making things to sell at Christmas fairs. I was ahead of the game and booked slots in a few back in the summer. I worked hard to make enough money in September and October so that I could keep November free to prepare... these … Continue reading Christmas fair time
I am writing this instead of writing up quotes and doing my finances. Shhhhh! I am well and truly submerged into this new venture and it just feels as though it is what I do. A lot of the excitement has gone although I am pleased to say that most of the contentment remains. In … Continue reading Not doing my book keeping
It's been a while since I have written, again! Sometimes life just gets in the way. It's starting to feel as though I didn't used to have another life. The 'honeymoon period' of this new line of work is starting to come to an end and it is starting to feel normal. No bad thing … Continue reading Are we getting things wrong?
I am well into the swing of being self employed and living life at a more steady pace. Since writing last I have been up to all sorts; Working for my mum helping her with some big decorating jobs Doing some stump grinding training with my good friend Gareth in the hope that there is … Continue reading Still doing my thing
Today, I sold my long loved Land rover. A significant moment for me. Owning it symbolised me earning enough money to afford a luxury vehicle. It really wasn't in any way luxurious, quite the opposite in fact! But being able to have a vehicle that I just wanted and didn't need was a luxury. I … Continue reading One life! Live it!
After finishing the 'proper job' earlier this week it's time to commit to the new project. The coming year is about spending more time with the people I love while earning just enough money to get by. So far this week..... Airport run (for money) A few furniture orders made and sold Making items for … Continue reading The Mays get to work
One week to go and things are really starting to feel real! Last week at work seemed to just be full of 'lasts' which has brought to reality the fact that life is about to change...… a lot! I'm really feeling sad to be leaving and the reality of not doing something for a living … Continue reading Already finding a better balance for life