Barbara

World Wide Gypsy

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Andrea
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This was my first experience using a house-sitter and it couldn't have gone better. Barb looked after my 17- year-old cat Wrigley for 3 weeks over the

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Hampton Court, United Kingdom · 17 Dec 2018 - 07 Jan 2019
Elizabeth
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Barb was a fantastic house sitter. She came for a month over the Christmas break which allowed us to return home to be with family. Teddy, our 9 month old

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Tokyo, Japan · 16 Dec 2016 - 06 Jan 2017
Nicola
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Barb house sat my old dog, Millie and I can honestly say that I could not fault her in any way. A caring and responsible individual, Barb had all bases

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom · 06 Dec 2015 - 09 Jan 2016
Lisa
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Barb house-sat for us for 25 nights while we were on holiday and looked after our dog and cat. She did a terrific job; the animals sure seemed to like her

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Vancouver, BC, Canada · 04 Feb - 04 Feb 2014
Anne
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Barb is a great asset to Trusted Housesitters and a person I would highly recommend as trusted, reliable, ethical and very practical. We feel privileged to

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Seven Mile Beach, TAS, Australia · 15 May - 15 May 2013

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Barbara has house/pet sat for us a number of times including a 3 month period when we were travelling in India. One of our cats became very ill during that

House & pet sitting reference · 22 June 2012

About

Hi, I'm Barb, Australian by birth but nomad by nature. During my 10 years wandering around Australia in a 4 Wheel Drive, I became a housesitter quite by accident, and loved it. It gave me "pets" to love, as I couldn't have one with me, and

Why I want to house sit

House sitting is a wonderful opportunity to make new friends and meet new people. It provides an opportunity to live in a country or city that I couldn't otherwise, and to explore other cultures and lifestyles. Living within a community

My experience

I bring experience and maturity. I am no longer a party person(not that I ever was)and enjoy the opportunity to share living in other communities and cultures even for a short time. I am happy to travel worldwide, I just need time to

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • poultryPoultry

Availability

May 2019
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June 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
Retired teacher
Travelling
On my own