Freelance life: Being bottom of the pile
Jan29

Freelance life: Being bottom of the pile

It is nearly six years since I took voluntary redundancy from the council where I had worked for 15 years to become a freelance writer. And I can safely say that I have never regretted that decision. There are so many advantages to being freelance and working at home – with the main one being flexibility to be there for my kids. So I can drop my son off at school and pick him up and I can deal with getting my daughter to panto...

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Freelance life
May15

Freelance life

I have a new life – and I love it! I am happier and more relaxed than I can remember. How long have I been worrying and stressed? Since we moved house for the first time? To be honest it was probably before that. I hadn’t even realised how much I was worrying until I stopped. The house moves and the redundancy and the fear of starting my own business had all taken their toll. But now I’ve settled into a new routine....

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