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Two main things to talk about for December.
Something positive and something not so great.
Starting off with the not so great.
Still waiting to get a signed acceptation of my quote to build a house for a client.
He had a baby son just before christmas, who is now being treated in hospital with bronchitis.
This has obviously pushed his priorities away slightly esp with christmas etc meaning that I am in a bit of a halfway position.
Things are looking up!
Fueled by this competition I took a jump
at starting my own construction company in France.
Infact here is the link that I posted after my first little job.
The goal was to start raising enough cash to develop
property myself from the ground up,
as a builder this seemed a natural progression.
Ok, so here we are again.
I feel ready to make some serious moves towards my
real fastlane goal and I've got the backing of my other half.
This is the deal.
We have got a plot of land we can use
and I'm going to get some finance to build on it.
I have worked out that I'll need about 60,000 euros
to build a house of about 120m2.
At that size, and with the location of the house
Ok so where was I?
Last time I posted here I was talking about starting up my own construction business.
That has happened.
And I've got my first few jobs under my belt.
However I've not really had enough to provide a proper income.
So, I have an agreement with my old boss.
He will let me work for him as a freelance builder (of sorts)
when I'm short on work.
I put together some advertising (using
Something I've been building up over the last few months is my freelance copywriting service.
Although I've had a notion of copywriting for many years, I actually studied marketing
at college, I never really leveraged my writing to generate income.
Well, that is until recently, and infact I'm starting to get some clients, each one, slightly more interesting than the last.
It's a ton of work, especially as I am normally