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Digital blog to book.
Digital Books to Create,
Decluttering & Stuff to Sort, Repair, Sell, Dispose
PRIVATE home. Quiet village.
English retired from Education.
TEFL certificate & experience.
French / English Language exchange
Yoga support / Walkers / Scrabble players welcome
Pratique d’une langue
Bricolage et projets de construction
Aide à la maison
Aide informatique / avec Internet
France profunde. Retreat. Solitude. Tranquil. Nature.
Un des plus beaux villages de France
Roc aux Sorciers - site d' Anthropologie Italian / French professor lives locally.
Seasonal Tourist Events when we are allowed.
Pursue interests - reading, music, art, writing, walking, cycling, kayaking, wild river swimming.
Share recipes, preparation, cooking, clearing dishes.
Piano currently un-tuned.
I play piano accordion in my own style. classic Italian & French musette style!!!
Priorities ordered in each group:
Apply if you have knowledge, experience and will be able to achieve.
1.MODIFY carpentry in KANGOO temporary fit out
2. Build wooden garden gates.
TOOLS are here
2c) Help convert blogs into printed books.
2a) Help create digital book) of photos / writings. (October 2020 - one achieved!!!!!!)
2b) Help delete duplicated photos.
1. PRIVATE not business online sales ( local, UK , European )
APPLE Mac / MS WORD / BLURB (similar) USER is ESSENTIAL plus EBAY/PAYPAL experience.
Online knowledge and ability to research (value, postage costs, etc) for example, educational music / books.
4. Create 6 sq m of concrete base in open abri using cement mixer.
1. Bicycles need maintenance check so I can sell.
2. Convert some or all of 1 cubic metre unused pine rafter wood into kindling. Power Tools Available
3. Create rose bush supports using recycled wood, metal, purchased materials.
1a) 2021 Sand & Repaint external shutters, metal & wooden gates.
1b) 2021 Sand & Repaint 40m2 Salon including stairwell using high reach standing boards. I need to order paint.
1. Seasonal: Mowing / Weeding / Pruning / Clear Ivy
1. Easy house cleaning
2. Sewing Machine service.
3. Repair garments.
1. Decluttering working with me.
Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
English / French
The magnificent ruined fortress as profile pic is not mine! Haha!
Renovated ground floor 1850s French fermette.
Single bedroom with exterior toilet. Twin bedroom if a couple.
Shared bathroom / shower above bath by arrangement.
Advice needed on how to get digital ? sound system and how to watch films
Vegan. Vegetarian. Fish. Meat. Poultry. (NEVER pork, turkey, veal).
Willing to learn new styles of cooking. Opportunity to cook if kitchen rules respected.
Contribution to wine appreciated with alcohol free days!
Provide your own food cravings!
1. Follow house rules.
2. Good, used bicycles available for cycling in safe, flattish landscape.
3. Unsuitable for smokers, alcoholics, animals, children. Unsuitable for non skilled folks.
4. Spring & Summer - house is dark and cool.
Courtyard facing north west. Rear garden - sit and watch sun rise / sunset / bats, swallows, hear cuckoos & nightingales.
5. Winter - retreat from society for peaceful solitude, opportunity to write, draw, hunker down once tasks are achieved.
If you need central heating then this is not your place. Sometimes woodturners produce too much heat so French doors have to be opened. You may stack logs, chop kindling, bring logs in. Hot water bottles, electric radiators, blankets, shawls are available. Woodburners are managed by HOST for Health & Safety.
Collection from Poitiers airport or Chatellerault train station takes apx an hour in each direction!
Taxi from Chatellerault = 80 to 100 euros in one direction. Sometimes a bus to La Roche Posay.
No other transport.
Angles sur L'Anglin is a Garden of Paradise, Artists Dream, famous for Magdalennian rock shelter carvings, 'Les Jours' embroidery and a ruined 12th century Chateau. You can walk, cycle, swim, canoe, kayak, fish. The village in winter has fewer than 400 full time residents and in Summer expands with many Parisian and other second home owners. There are restaurants, restos, bars, a wonderful English tea shop serving meals, a bakery, a multi-services bar and shop with Wifi, small library and market vans. Oysters are sold in appropriate months. Check availability in winter as restaurants close without tourists! It has a part time Tourist Office. No cinema. Supermarkets within 10km. Spa town 12km. One to two hours drive to River Loire Chateaux. On the border of Brenne National Park, a haven for flora and fauna. It is unsuitable for those who like city razzamatazz. Every day is different, yet stone walled houses have stood for aons and pathways take you to hidden natural treasures.
No Street lights after 23h / 24h. Road gates close around dusk.
HELP REST & PLAY
Rest days & help hours = flexible according to Task, Season, Events, Weather.
You are asked to help about 5 hours / 5 days amounting to apx 25 hours per week or about 6 hours / 4 days.
We negotiate arrival according to travel itinerary.
We negotiate rest day or days.
The host also needs not only a rest but needs to do other work!
An example of a 7 day week where Travel might become your rest day!
Tuesday: travel arrive evening: no hours
Wednesday: probably easy helping day = aim for 5hrs
Thursday = 5 hrs
Friday = 5 hrs
Saturday = 5 hrs
Sunday = rest day
Monday easy helping day 5 hrs
Accès Internet limité
Nous avons des animaux
Nous sommes fumeurs
WIFI 24/7 with 'temperamenta'l Extender which usually works, but you can work in the large Salon or Kitchen.
Large camper vans park at village site without facilities which I think are being improved. Kangoo sized vans have a possible parking space.
Maximum 25 hours per week
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