Thanks for the very informative reply, Sarah or Pip.
FWIW: Sean hasn’t been around here, for about a year. He’s formulated and abandoned several different “plans” since posting this query, in 2004. Lately, he’s converted a van, and has been living in parking lots.
Gord May "If you didn't have the time or money to do it right in the first place, when will you get the time/$ to fix it?"
There is no place in the world where it is easier to set up a small business and prosper than the USA. The system absolutely encourages you to lie, cheat, steal, and make big piles of money. Yes, you do need a good lawyer, accountant, and banker, that's why we have the yellow pages.
Try that in France or Italy and they'll peck your eyes out.
Borakay hits the nail on the head; we just did 3 months Turkey (highly overrated and expensive...) and now go to your side of the pond to have a livable life/
We have European citizenchip but try hard to leave this part of the world to give a better chance for our son to live a 'free' kind of life of choices without being punished for any move you make....
I worked and lived around the world and try hard to get out of this hell hole
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. (Jimmy Dean)