I am an artist I paint landscapes oil on canvas, my art extends into the garden.i have two gardens a vegetable garden and an ornamental one. Me and my partner Stephanie who lives in her own house next door were in woof Ireland for years. now she is working so I am doing this on my own.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
It is an opportunity to be grounded in nature and experience another lifestyle
Of benefit or interest to the traveller is to experience where food comes from, and being in nature.
How water is heated from solar and wood and electricity from the water turbine and solar panels
You can have a hot shower every day if you wish. If there is no sun we light the stove and heat the water.
NOTICE This is not an oil fired central heating environment.
I can take you sea fishing in my boat May to Sept. I also do Irish set dancing which you can try out , That's on hold now due to the bug. Basically I wish to show you a degree of self sufficiency , living close to nature and more importantly breathing techniques and meditation
I can show you art , painting and composition.
If you have read down this far use the words energetic experience when you apply.
I need help in the vegetable garden transplanting, weeding etc. I need help in the ornamental garden cutting grass clipping hedges tidying up and so on. The tasks jobs are not difficult just time consuming. I usually move the jobs around so you don't get bored doing the same thing all day.
This host offers a language exchange
I used to work as a language instructor, I can help you with English
Accommodation is in a small guest house next to the main house, there is room upstairs for 2 people sharing.
There is no heating in the guest house at the moment, I will build a rocket mass heater there later.
All meals are included and in the main house which you have access to all the time
I have been a member of woof Ireland with my partner Stephanie for many years so I am used to keeping helpers minding them and making sure they have good experiences while here.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Our internet connection is good but not for an online school we learned and not for your work
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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