The great thing about working for yourself is that there are no limits. You can incorporate as much as you want into your career ā€“ and draw on a portfolio of interests and talents. At times I worry I spread myself too thinly, but as long as my imagination is engaged ā€“ and I can pay my rent ā€“ Iā€™m a happy girl.

From a Guardian photo feature about self-employed entertainers.


Robert Wringham is the editor of New Escapologist. He also writes books and articles. Read more at

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