Looking for a hand to make some improvements to my house and in the gardens in La Roche-des-Arnauds, France



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    i'm a 71 old woman ; i liked travelling ; now retired i need some help to get a better house ; part of it needs work i can't afford ; empty rabbish left by 20 years ! and some restoration house work heat insulation .i like cooking mostly with products from my garden ;the place is very quiet and 15 miles away from town .i like music, play occasionnaly drums.. love swimming too and reading ;my children are one in Reunion island and one in Cambodia.;;i like to have friends ..;

    j'ai 71 ans et ai pas mal voyagé; pierre qui roule n'amasse pas mousse ! j'ai besoin d'un coup de main pour débarrasser ma maison de tout ce qui s'y est entassé en mon absence ou inutile.;je souhaite aussi rénover l'étage qui n'a jamais été terminé . je peux accueillir 2 personnes en hiver , 4 en été...j'habite en moyenne montagne, cuisine le plus "bio" possible , jardinage en permaculture, tambour, lecture sont mes occupations favorites j'aime nager et recevoir des amis ;mes enfants sont très loin et je les vois peu ; votre compagnie sera appréciée venez ...

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    apprendre la langue , cuisiner, connaître les herbes sauvages ,apprécier le cadre et le calme....randonner, pêcher , nager dans le lac, jouer de la musique;

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    depending on seasons ;gathering herbs such as wild thyme , savory,may-blossom, lavander, to empty a barn from a lot of rabbish , insolution and odd jobs ,

    selon la saison; ramassage d'herbes sauvages ;thym, sarriette, aubépine, lavande,travail de débarrassage d'une grange pleine de choses inutiles ! placo-plâtre et isolation

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    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    I have been learning English long time ago as I am 75 . I just want to discuss with people to know more about them and learn vocabulary that I 've lost ; Françoise

  • Accommodation


    winter double room near the owner ; shared bathroom , possibility for 3 meals offered .in summer they are two bedrooms upstairs with bathroom
    en hiver chambre double près de la propriétaire ; salle de bains
    commune ;possibilité pour 2 personnes repas offerts .en été deux chambres à l'étage avec salle de bains

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    isolated my house is far from town about 15 miles, from a village 3miles.my neighbours won't mind if we play music you should like quiet moyenne montagne, calme ; ;on peut faire de la musique sans gêner les voisins; la ville est à 20 km , . on peut trouver de tout au village 5km;

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    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours, 5 days a week, with 2 days off

Host ref number: 266556933261