Nick & Julie

From: United Kingdom

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain

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    Travel dates

    01/05/2021 - 31/05/2021

  • Badges

    Top Workawayer
    Explorer

  • Our status

    Travelling

  • Description

    We are retired teachers. Nick has taught maths, science and English, is a good cook, enthusiastic gardener and will turn his hand to anything. We are interested in art, music of all kinds, play chess badly and climb and cave in our spare time.
    Julie was a primary teacher, and an experienced gardener who speaks intermediate Spanish, basic Italian, French and German.

  • Interests

    Mountain
    Beach
    Nature
    Camping
    Adventure sports
    Cycling
    Outdoor activities
    Hiking
    Farming
    Gardening
    Carpentry
    Animals
    Architecture
    Drawing & painting
    Books
    Music
    Cooking & food
    Culture
    History
    Plant care
  • Skills and knowledge we'd like to share or learn

    We're interested in:  

    Eco Projects

    Some knowledge of:  

    General Maintenance
    Life at a Farmstay
    Helping around the house

    Able to teach about:  

    Gardening
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Language practice
    Teaching
  • More details about your skills

    We are qualified teachers with many years experience. We have two allotments which feed us fruit and vegetables so are skilled gardeners. Nick loves to cook !
    Nick has had writing and reviews published so is able to offer English language help to a good standard, as well as tuition in maths and science.He grew up on a farm so can do a lot of basic manual tasks and is a hard worker !
    Julie taught primary children, and speaks intermediate Spanish and is a knowledgeable gardener.
    We have built a pizza oven, repaired bamboo buildings, dry stone walled around olive trees, cleared brush, walked dogs, built a vegetable garden and a stone walled vegetable bed, cleared weeds by the thousand, house and dog sat, rescued an overgrown ruin of a garden, laid gravel terracing, pruned fruit trees and built irrigation systems on our workaway stays.
    Nick is an experienced chainsaw user as we process our own firewood, and repairs old tools for a hobby.
    We are also used to cleaning out and grooming horses, ponies etc and have worked with Llamas and even Camels !

    Julie has looked after primary aged children in Spain and Germany whilst their parents were working and is good at children’s arts and crafts.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Intermediate
    Italian: Intermediate
    German: Beginner
    French: Beginner

    More details about my language interests
    This workawayer has indicated that they would be interested in sharing their language(s) or learning a new language. You can contact them directly to discuss this.

  • Age

    57 & 59

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies
      No

    • Special dietary requirements
      No

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