-- Yep....lets hear more good news like Scotsman. No fake news like you other guys! Ulterior motives! Why do you guys talk uber down? Huhhhh???
-- The flexibility has been great, but it has been a real hard slog must say.
that sb keeps hidden and does not admit;
if you have an ulterior motive for doing something, you do it partly because you think you will get some advantage from doing it.
to work hard and steadily at sth, especially sth that takes a long time and is boring or difficult.