. I'm a retired teacher, originally P.E. and later, Special Needs specializing in behaviour management. My husband is an expert in Water Quality as he worked as a water scientist for many years We have reccently moved to Wales from the South of England. We now have a large house situated on an old slate mine. We live in the slate mine owners house we have 20 acres of woodland and a stretch of river with fishing rights. The scenery and tranquility are wonderful.
We love gardening. Our garden is terraced with a small orchard that my husband planted last spring.
We have a son (33) who lives in Trinidad. Alos twin daughters (31). One lives in London, the other in Qatar.
We have a jack russell dog and 2 cats
Help with Eco project
Pembrokeshure is beautiful with spectacular walking and beaches.
We have travelled all over the world and appreciate cultural conversations
My husband is excellent at DIY and will be happy to teach and guide on landscaping/gardening.
There is a steiner school and the centre for alternative energy is nearby.
The environement is very inspirational for creative people - painting, writing.
Clearing the river bank - clearing brambles and trees
Making paths- levelling soil, laying wood and spreading chippings
Landscaping- clearing moss and ivy from rocks, digging our bamboo roots
Hauling and chopping wood- carrying laurel trunks from the bottom of the garden up to near the house to be sawn
Decorating /plumbing- painting, wall papering, carpentry (replacing skirting boards, making shelves. Insulating the attic.)
i have a long, long list. You can choose what suits you.😊
Double bedroom with wash basin. Separate bathroom.
Brakfast/supper. Snack at lunch time
There are 2 sitting rooms so we can have our own space
The Pembrokeshire coastal path is less than half an hour away. There are many Youth Hostels to stay in.
Cardiff is 2 hours away- we travel there for all rugby internationals. Other iconic places to visit are Skomer island,
St. Davids/Castles/golf courses/folk music
Transport is limited. There is a railway station 5 miles away +a bus service once a day. Ideally the volunteer would be advised to have their own vehicle. We would, of couse, be happy to include the volunteer on any of our trips. We like to visit the local beaches which have spectacular geological features
We travel to S. Of England occasionally to visit our daughter
We appreciate people who show initiatve, strength and love sport........
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week