A house with character in the heart of Småland, Sweden, a puppeteer / puppet maker / danceteacher, and a wonderfull surrounding of culture and nature.
I am Anja, I'm Dutch but living in Sweden for nine years. Living in this fine old house in Boda Glasbruk, i am working with puppetry and dance, enjoying surrounding nature.
I am an openminded, mature, hospitable woman with a need for play and creativity, joy and humor.
I would need some handy hands to help fixing things in and around the house. (See the list of tasks and crafts below.)
In return you can enjoy biking or wandering in the surrounding area, paddling on the lakes, or if you want try on puppetry. There is room for free or guided dancesessions.
In language practice I can offer Dutch, English and Swedish
DIY and building projects
Help around the house
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As already mentioned, this is the Christal Kingdom, with many glassworking places in different ways; some as handcraft, some as art- and design center. So for those who are interested, there is a lot to see in that way.
I offer the use of bikes and kayaks two of each, So you can fill your free time ejoying nature in the area.
For those who want to chalange their creativity, i offer the possability to work with puppetry, both making and playing. As I am danceteacher/therapist, I offer room for dancesessions, both as freedance and guided dance, widening your movement vocabulary and creativity. We could agree to some form of course in a chosen theme.
Right now I need some help with renovation of the shed. The roof is to be taken of and changed to a plate roof.
Atherways I would like help with gardening, such as cutting grass, ev. treas, cleaning from weads and planting.
There is some painting to do at the house (outside and inside), repairing inside and outise, carpenting. In the basement some walls need spackling and painting.
The house is built in wood, but is spackled on the outside.
You who come to stay will live in the house on the second floor, where there are two rooms available. One with two beds/ double bed and one with two to four beds. We share the bathroom with shower and toilet, there is even a toilet downstairs.
You get breakfast en one dinner-meal a day, to wich we can decide together what time of day.
I usually cook ecological vegetarian food, and we can agree about ev. diates.
You are free to use the different sitting places in the garden as well as the fireplace, in wintertime sit by the stove.
You will be working five hours a day, five days a week. In your free time you can go around siteseeing, or use the bikes or kayaks. In case of a longer stay, I can transport bikes and kayaks to other places so you have a bigger range to explore.
If you travel by common transport, please let me know when you will arrive so that we can arrange how you get to the village, as it is scarce with busses here.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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