Janice & Richard

Two semi retired active journalists who love to travel, eat good food, keep fit .....and

Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Reviews (16)


Every house-sitters we have seem to push the bar a bit higher than the last, and Janice & Richard were no exception to this. They spent the thick end of a

Ammanford, United Kingdom · 09 Dec - 14 Dec 2019

Thank you so very much to Janice and Richard for caring for and looking after our pets so outstandingly well. The dogs were in amazing fettle when we arrived

Knutsford, United Kingdom · 10 Nov - 30 Nov 2019

Janice and Richard did a fabulous job of looking after our cat and dog for the week, and keeping the house very tidy! In the run up to our trip we were in

Warrington, United Kingdom · 02 Nov - 09 Nov 2019

We were delighted to welcome Janice and Richard to Barton and the opportunity to look after Sara. Communication was excellent before and during our time

Barton on Sea, United Kingdom · 13 Oct - 31 Oct 2019

Richard and Janice recently cared for our pets and home while we were away for 8 days: they are amazing house sitters. The weather in the UK was atrocious

Knutsford, United Kingdom · 27 Sep - 10 Oct 2019

References (1)


I have known Janice and Richard for the past 5 years, firstly in their capacity of running the BCA magazine in Egypt (a busy expat publication) and more

Character reference · 31 January 2018


We are a happy loving couple who love to travel... but a couple of years ago, I became a breast cancer survivor, so we left our permanent abode to become free spirits and do what we love best. THS seemed an ideal forum for short term new

Why we want to house sit

We love to travel but would like to try the 'home from home experience'. Most of our time in hotels has been reviewing and writing for them.... this way we can get the peace and quiet to write for ourselves or please ourselves. Also I would

Our experience

We now have experience with cats, dogs, chickens and guinea pigs as well as looking after large gardens and vegetable patches. Last year we spent 3 months in the Haute Pyrenees making lots of good friends and this year we are back for 5

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Small pets


January 2020
February 2020
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Janice 65+ and Richard 65+
writer/editor and writer/journalist/editor
With a partner