The work kind of picked up after that-this means he started to gain more work.
All I wanted to do was make a living from it-earn money to pay for bills, accommodation, and food.
What are the perks of the job-what is are the advantages and good things that come with working in that job.
Amazing sets/amazing scenery– set: film sets, where the film scene is shot. The scenery can be part of the set and also just located outside generally, e.g., the scenery in the countryside was amazing.
I’ve found I’ve had no end of stitches– something which sews the edge of a wound together.
In my downtime– downtime is time spent not working, this usually refers to weekends or holidays but can refer to time in between jobs when the work is on a contract basis.
I rehab everything- to rehabilitate, in this case, rehabilitation after injury.
Keeping myself fit-in this case, in good physical shape and strong.
That’s the pinnacle– a high point in the career of a stunt guy.