James

House and Garden

London, United Kingdom
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Allison
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It was a pleasure to have James take care of Ben and our home. He was an excellent communicator before and during his stay, and everything went swimmingly

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Genève, Switzerland · 14 Feb - 19 Feb 2018
mike
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We are SO lucky to have found James. He is absolutely lovely, the kids met him and liked him immediately (we did too!) but even more importantly he has a

  • dog
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom · 31 Jul - 18 Aug 2017
Kristina
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James looked after our dogs and house brilliantly, and sent us updates on the dogs almost daily and stayed in touch throughout. The house was very tidy and

  • poultry
  • farm animal
Broadwindsor, United Kingdom · 29 May - 07 Jun 2017
Michael
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James was an excellent carer for our pets, and also very stimulating company for us humans too! As well as caring for the cats he enthusiastically worked

  • cat
Koróni, Greece · 01 Apr - 08 Apr 2017

About

Hello. I'm James, and I am currently taking a year's sabbatical from my teaching job to write full time (I write school textbooks). I am based in central London, but would love the opportunity to spend some time writing away from the big

Why I want to house sit

There are three things which attract me to house-sitting outside London (or other big cities): I love walking and hiking; I love animals, particularly dogs, but wouldn't have them as pets in London; and I love gardening - I'd be

My experience

I have regularly house-sat over the years for my uncle and aunt, who themselves have had a number of dogs and one gorgeous cat, as well as fish. I have also recently done my first two housesits in the UK through a UK-based site, looking

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

June 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
43
Occupation
Teacher/Writer
Travelling
On my own