|And I thought it was easy to get money in America. The UK makes this place look like Fort Knox.|
Digging these ditches isn't so bad ( digging ditches isn't actually what I do, it's just part of it sometimes - I work for a landscape designer). I won't state my wage, but it's higher than that of most English teachers in Japan. And, at the end of the day, I can eat whatever I want. The farmer's tan sucks, though. You can't exactly take your shirt off when you have to wade through rose bushes while trying to ignore the thorns and bees.
Welp, good luck to ya. I wish you the best. I expect a damn good essay should everything succeed. Hell, a novel, even.