A Woodcutter's Worthwhile Work
Anita Sharpe on Passionate Work
Thanks to Derek Andews for sending us his thoughts (below) on why his work is Worthwhile. Those whose submissions receive the most comments will win a limited edition Worthwhile watch.
As a woodturner I am helping to keep a traditional craft alive and in
the public eye. The ability to be creative is important to me, and in
turn it brings a little joy to my customers. I work with a material
which is sustainable and which helps to keep the planet alive whilst it
I believe that small independent businesses are vital to a stable
economy. My work is labour intensive, not capital intensive, so less of
my income goes to large corporations.
I take pride in being self employed. I do not rely on others to keep me
employed. I take pleasure in my successes and responsibility for my
I believe that these things are all worthwhile. -- Derek Andrews