Lisa & Mark

From: United Kingdom

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam

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    Travel dates

    01/05/2018 - 30/04/2019

  • Badges

    Explorer
    Good Workawayer

  • Description

    We are a couple on a new life of travel and adventure, with the mantra of 'live low and slow' at the heart. Meaning we are not in any particular rush and are looking for projects to become part of that journey and feel a sense of achievement whilst travelling.
    We are starting in India with no real end point or further plans apart from our leaving the UK date of September 2017. Workaway's seem to be the ideal opportunity to meet new people, become entrenched in local communities and help to support or progress specific projects.
    Our interests are varied, and we are both happy and laid back, non-dramatic individuals with a sense of life excitement. Our age does add a level of maturity and experience to what we can offer hosts and we look forward to spending time with new people and learning ourselves. As a couple we are supportive without being overbearing and we laugh a huge amount.

    Lisa: tend to describe myself as a feint hearted feminist with hippy overtones. I can be practical and spiritual and would look at projects that would benefit from either of these areas. I enjoy socialising and have a real adventurous streak, I tend to say 'Yes' a lot more than 'No'. I like to find solutions to projects or tasks and get stuck in and I do often think outside of the box. Some of my ideas are great others are just wacky. Mark has done a few 'eye rolls' when I've come up with a new plan!

    Mark: I am a calm, happy person who enjoys life and gets on with most people, whatever age or background. I have a positive attitude, great communication skills and a lively personality which I bring to any environment. I enjoy practical work, take pleasure in doing a job well and am always happy to go the extra mile. Have been a successful workawayer in Italy prior to couple profile.

    We've listed categories of where we believe we can make a difference, and we'd be happy to try out new things too. So if it's not listed don't discount us - come have a chat!

  • Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • What skills do you have?

    Mark's skills:
    Business management
    Renewable energy
    Property maintenance
    Plumbing
    I.T Tutor
    Computers and Internet
    Boat handling
    Sailing
    Catering

    Lisa's skills:
    Event planning & management
    Volunteer management
    Office & IT skills
    Presentations
    Customer service
    Positive influencer
    Training
    Property maintenance
    Painting & decorating
    Hand crafted furniture maker
    Parenting
    Photography

  • Age

    56 & 62

  • Nationality

    British

  • What else ...

    Dear Host
    Thank you for reading our profile this far. If you think that we'd be a good match for your project then please do contact us. We are open to many ideas and are keen to meet new people and make a difference for you. Ideally we'd look to join you for a minimum of one week up to 3 months or more if needed, we are flexible on this depending on what fits with your project.

    We look forward to hearing from you and wish you well.

    Lisa & Mark

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements

Photos

Mark & Lisa 2017
Lisa & Mark 2016 Birthday meal celebration :)
We decided to make life an adventure!
White water rafting - Nepal 2014
Festival fun - Beautiful Days 2016

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