But right now, "I just want any job at the end of the day... I'm sick of being on the dole."
"I want to be able to put meat on the table - we want to live a normal life."
He said he had visited job agencies appealing for work.
"One employment place said to me 'I wouldn't employ you with that on you face, I wouldn't even take a second look at you'. I've had other people that just shrugged and laughed at me."