Was a workaway guest myself, enjoyed it so much it became full time a few years ago. But now my travelling has been curtailed somewhat because of a retrieved 200 yr old cottage (in Shetland) and a garden that needs some tender loving care. I am a joiner/builder and a trained chef.
Ajuda em projetos ambientais
Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
Ajuda a cuidar da casa
The Shetland isles has a culture, landscape and geology all of its own, not Scottish not Norse but a unique Island blend both mixed in with the Ancient Picts. the whole island is rich in archaeology.
The only piece of arctic tundra in the British isle can be found here. Shetland is a Geo-park too, some of the oldest rocks on the planet can also be found here.
I fish and forage the coast line for shellfish and seaweed, grow vegetables organically, am also skilled cook, and multi skilled builder mainly carpentry, any of my knowledge can be passed to you in practice, if you wish to learn.
Mainly gardening help, will need to dig up bulbs, shrubs, take tree cuttings and relocate them, extend the organic veg patch also a general clear up and reclaim of an old overgrown garden.
On my to-do list there is some garden hardscaping, building cold frames and making some beehive design compost makers also some general maintenance of the cottage, inside and outside tasks.
If you are skilled all the better, if you are not, training can be given, enthusiasm is more important than skill to me. The workaway guideline of 25 hours help a week will be asked for from travellers here. Cooking and housework will be shared between us all, on top of the 25 hours a week.
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A single story stone built house, 3 bed rooms available for guests, a hot shower and flushing toilet is shared in the house.
Only guests with the right to work in the UK or guests who have a work permit for the UK need get in touch.
The local bus to town is a request stop and will stop outside the house twice a day morning and afternoon. The airport bus on the main road, 5 min walk away runs several times a day to town and back.
The local general store is a short walk up the hill and the shoreline a short walk down the hill.
I may be able pick you up from the ferry terminal or airport when you arrive. If there is space in the car when I go out I can offer lifts to guests too.
Bring you own towels and don't forgot to pack work shoes/clothes and gloves.
I smoke, but outside the house.
Your days off are your own and if you prefer to work your 25 hours in 3 days and want to go sight seeing and stay in the hostel in Lerwick (town) or go wild camping, that is up to you. (full camping kit x2 may be made available)
3 meals a day, evening meal shared and alternated cooking and washing up duties, fresh bread made daily (electric bread maker), or by hand if you wish to do it.
If your passions are sub-arctic surfing, archaeology, fauna and flora, walking, geology, or just need a breath of fresh air away from the crowds, then this is the place for you, get in-touch.
Acesso à internet
Acesso à internet limitado
Pode hospedar famílias
private space with a desk available and WIFI.
Este anfitrião pode fornecer espaço para vans.
Mais de 2
5 hours a day or 25 hours a week.
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