This will be a brief posting. Life is hectic. I never knew not having a job could be so busy…
The early weeks were full of distractions and stresses of an unknown future but as time has passed by, the kids and I have something tangible on our horizon, we just have to knuckle down and get the appropriate paperwork completed. Yes we have a deadline and that’s why I’ll be chained to my computer all this afternoon.
But life goes on…
There are real concerns and worries when you are unable to work for any employer in the country in which you live, when you have no health coverage or no financial assistance in any form to feed yourself or your family. I’m not looking for sympathy or anything else here but just stating the facts. They need to be spoken. The few months while we wait for our new work and study permits will seem like a lifetime.
It’s not ALL doom and gloom though. I recently was given the opportunity, by a Facebook friend in the UK, to write 10 web articles for a days pay. The subject …….LUXURY SKI RESORTS. As I know nothing about skiing and have not acquired the necessary skills to say focused on one task, instead of taking an hour an article, each one took 2-3 hours including research. Although I was frustrated by my inability to deliver to a specific deadline, I was rather pleased that I had managed to formulate some accurate, factual articles. A small success. I will have another 10 articles to write on specific herbs this weekend, I know my herbs, this will be easier..
Onwards and upwards… time to go shopping and then an afternoon of immigration type paperwork!