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Meet Paul, Laura and Kitts

ID: 4h7

Name:

Laura

Is / are:

A family

Age group:

36 to 45

Profession:

Project manager & Designer

Preferred locations:

All the United Kingdom (full regions list)

Reply rating:

5 stars

More Information

We are a young, creative and adventurous married couple with a baby boy, Kitts, born in early 2018. After time spent in London working professionally in our respective careers, Paul a film designer and creative director and I, an events and project manager and Kitts is just a sweetheart and total crowd-pleaser with a cracking smile and a very happy demeanour.

I'm fully bilingual English/French and also speak Spanish. Paul speaks English and is learning French now with Kitts who will be bilingual!

Having had Kitts, we are now looking for a change in work-life balance. We are looking for a simpler and sustainable lifestyle that we can forge for the future. Having access to green spaces, nature and wildlife and to spend quality time with Kitts in these short formative years is a priority.

Housesitting will give us the opportunity to escape the grasp of London and explore the world while we can. We are ideally looking for a homely environment that we can look after from September onwards.

We would love to have the opportunity to work outdoors and with animals if the opportunity arises. All we require is some time each day for ourselves as Paul and I will be continuing consultant work for our longstanding clients. Kitts would love to go to nursery and make new friends - so if there was a creche or a nursery nearby that would be perfect! If not he will have the benefit of experiencing different parts of the world and cultures.

We are both very capable both physically and logically and are handy with home maintenance, gardening, animal care. Whilst living in London we have been volunteering as boarders and trainers for Guide Dogs for the Blind. We have successfully housed and trained seven dogs that have become professional assistance dogs.

Paul is very hands-on with many years of design and construction experience, working as a film designer has led him to build space stations to pirate ships and everything in between. I have a strong craft and baking background, I love making things. Also a longstanding affinity with animals as an owner of horses and other pets.

We have home sat for friends and family on many an occasion; looking after cats, dogs and stables. We have also spent time WOOFing (Work On Organic Farms) helping on vineyards, flower farms, hydroponic vegetable horticulture and tending wild forestry.
We have loved every bit of it; from early starts with the rising sun to late evening walks.

We are a very handy couple; creative & hard-working. We can build, sew & sow, use power tools, dig, trim, pick, forage, stew, press, macerate, cook, clean and quite a bit more. However, most of all we are 'can do'people with positive and open attitudes.

To add to this we are sensible and settled in ourselves. We care about others and always try give more than we take. I think between us we make a formidable couple - no task is too small or too difficult for us!

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