James

Widely-travelled Widower With Wide Experience Of Horses And Dogs

London, United Kingdom

About

My wife and I always intended to retire to London. After her death and the death of our youngest son, both from cancer, the strain of it all probably caused me to have a stroke. The only lasting damage is that my eyesight is not good enough

Why I want to house sit

I've always felt house sitting was a good idea, since a friend of ours, used to do it in Norfolk in the 1970s, after she divorced. But in some ways I like the randomness of it and it fits with my ambitions, which are to visit as much of

My experience

For thirty years, my late wife and myself kept competition horses and lately bred racehorses. We also had, at least three dogs during this time and bred a couple of litters of puppies. For a lot of that time, I worked at home and she

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

July 2019
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August 2019
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Preferred countries

  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Guernsey
  • Iceland
  • Italy

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
Engineer/Scientist/Computer
Travelling
On my own