Sabina & Ralph

From: United Kingdom

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    Italy

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    Travel dates

    14/04/2019 - 13/05/2019

  • number of facebook friends

    Nº of Facebook friends

    1027

  • Badges

    Facebook verified

  • Description

    Since September 2018 we have been travelling Europe, helping at various projects as we go. We return to the UK for mid-June, after some time in Germany with family from last weeks of May. Our home is our converted van which allows us to be self-sufficient. We have been members of Permaculture UK for over 20 years and re-built 90% of our previous timber home; its organic vegetable garden was very productive and kept us well-fed throughout most of the year. The projects we have worked on during our trip have involved garden construction and maintenance, timber and stone work, tree surgery and pruning. We are now heading for Italy and hope to work on a few projects there before having to begin our homeward journey.

  • Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project

  • What skills do you have?

    Horticulture (RHS Diploma), Tree Surgery (NCH Arboriculture), Building esp. timber frame and stonework, Maintenance.

  • Languages spoken

    English. Some basic French and German. British Sign Language (Sabina - BSL Level 3).

  • Age

    58 & 57

  • Nationality

    British

  • What else ...

    We are keeping a blog, it's always a few weeks behind but here is the link: www.viewfromthecoffeepot.wordpress.com or check out Sabina Edwards on Facebook, her profile has the link to the 'View from the Coffee Pot' Facebook page.

    If you would like references, we have worked for Nathaniel (Workaway Host #619141422718) and Deborah & Pat (Workaway Host #637221541549). We have also worked for Joanne & Joseba at the Olabe Project and Sabrina & Bas from Finca los Figos - find them both on Facebook.

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies
      Sabina has a few food and animal allergies.

    • Special dietary requirements
      No, we do not want to cause any inconvenience. Whatever Sabina cannot eat, Ralph will! :-)

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