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    Born and educated in London, England, my parents owned a boarding house so I am used to living amongst people of other cultures and helping them during their stay.

    My profession is in holistic therapies over a period of 30 years and I also helped to manage a healing and retreat centre in Mallorca, Spain where my work also included care of the finca and estate, housekeeping, permaculture, gardening, caring for chickens, orchards etc. I also gave talks, workshops and courses in Aromatherapy in Spanish as well as in English in Mallorca and in the UK.

    Prior to that I worked in film, animation, office work, as partner and chef in a restaurant and was a member in a workers' co-operative wholefood shop and restaurant in Manchester in the late 70’s where my interest in healthy eating and lifestyle began. I love cooking and baking and enjoy housekeeping. I also volunteer at a local gallery stewarding and helping with tourists' enquiries. Presently I am concentrating on artwork.

    I enjoy teaching conversational English to children and adults of any age, and make sure they get lots of practice whilst involving them in fun activities. I am told that I communicate well.

    I’ve been a volunteer at the Tate Gallery in St Ives as part of the Family Learning Team and enjoy involvement in art with children. Helping at times with costume making and on-site catering for a local theatre group has been great fun and I enjoy working in teams as well as on my own.

    I’ve also volunteered at a community gardening project helping to grow and sell organic vegetables, promote healthy eating and studied Organic Horticulture and Permaculture. I am interested in learning about community life and have enjoyed short stays at co-housing projects.

    I like walking, folk dancing, body boarding, swimming, sewing, arts and crafts, Yoga and related activities and enjoy peaceful places close to nature when possible. I have two daughters and a grandson and now that I have more flexibility I enjoy the opportunity to travel and work whilst meeting new people, learning about their way of life and sharing skills.


  • Habilidades e conhecimento para compartilhar ou aprender

    Tenho interesse em:  

    Vida na fazenda
    Cuidar de animais

    Conhecimento de:  

    Manutenção geral
    Projetos ambientais
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Trabalho beneficente
    Projetos artísticos

    Poso ensinar:  

    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Prática de idiomas
  • Quais são suas habilidades?

    Cooking (mainly vegetarian and vegan)
    Housekeeping and general light maintainance
    Art and craft
    Aromatherapy, Reflexology and holistic therapies
    Gardening (light gardening)
    Gallery customer assistant
    Restaurant work

  • Idiomas

    Inglês: Fluente
    Espanhol: Fluente
    Francês: Intermediário
    Polonês: Intermediário

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    I am also interested in sustainable living, co-housing groups, eco-centres and smallholdings where vegetables are grown.

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    • Dietas especiais
      vegetarian/vegan and also eat fish