Of course, in the longer term, that’s not sustainable.
Where the time goes
Since 2003, I have been offering training and business consultancy through Lime Training and Consultancy. Latterly, this has involved increasing work in anti money laundering (AML) compliance. The UK and Cyprus are ostensibly at least, governed by the same European regulation, so my knowledge should travel well. Cyprus is an offshore financial centre, and has recently attracted increasing volumes of both Russian citizens and Russian cash. One doesn’t like to cast aspersions, but I suspect there might be some demand for AML expertise.
I invest a lot of time working for Nero, our miniature schnauzer, at Nero’s Notes. All work that can be done from a computer anywhere.
I write, here, and elsewhere. There remains my novel, which languishes in draft form on my hard drive and beside my desk. I plan to get that finished and published. I also intend to write and publish more.
Making a living
Ultimately , I hope to be making a living from some or all of these activities.
Mags has recently launched a new venture, pursuing a long-held desire to help others. I will tell you more about that in another post.
All of our projects translate to the new home. Much of my work can be completed remotely, and Mags feels confident that she will find market locally.
Will making a living in a new country be easy? No, of course, it won’t. Just like anywhere else, making money is hard work and the challenge is not diminished by being in a foreign country and culture.
Still. It wouldn’t be any fun without a challenge, would it?