Art & Crafts
Art for individuals on the autistic spectrum
Drawing posters for events
Greetings cards, post cards, photos [QE]
Guillotine (paper) Includes various perforation cutting attachments
Machine knitting - tuition
Origami Flower Gifts Hand Made Paper Flowers for gifts and celebrations - www.thepaperflorist.co.uk.
Portraiture Drawing portraits using pastels and charcoal. I can do quick portraits for as little as 5X! Something a little bit more detailed is 10X. Contact me and I will email some examples.
Building, Housing & Decorating
basic carpentry I can offer some basic DIY skills locally to Exwick, I have a reasonable set of tools
15 X's per hour
Basic joinery and decorating
Building tool and ladder hire Building tools and ladder hire, Exmouth
France If anybody is interested in coming to stay with me in France, north of Pyrenees, and help with some exterior and/or interior painting in exchange for exes and accommodation please send me an email. Plenty of spare time and use of old reliable car, if valid UK licence. Couples welcome. Please email if interested.
Children & Childcare
Baby equipment We have travel cot, high chairs, and various baby toys to loan out for negotiable Xs
Babysitting I am a trained Professional Playworker and hold a Level 3 Diploma in the subject. I have my own car. Happy to look after children day or night in your own home. 5 X's per hour.
Babysitting babysitting (have 4 grown up children and available at short notice)
Childcare Available for one off childcare during the day.
Childcare I have been a registered childminder. I have more time in the evenings so more available for babysitting and one-off childcare.
Evening Babysitting Go out for an evening on the town, or just off to book club or shopping. I have lots of references from babysitting circles and others I've babysat for. For older children, we can have them over to play with our kids on the weekends as well. 5Xs per hour, I don't have a car, so prefer centralish Exeter.
Core Group Work
Assistance with Website Core Group members needing group or one-to-one coaching on website use, let me know.
Domestic & Household
Cloth Bags Bright, hard-wearing cloth bags. Made to any size: peg bags, shopping bags (much more durable than plastic), shoulder bags, shoe bags, and more! Linings optional. 3 - 8 X's depending on requirements.
Eco Cleaning Exeter for a cleaner greener home. www.ecocleaningexeter.co.uk the 'any time of year Spring Cleaners' for a greener cleaner environment.
Food shopping Give or phone me a list and I will buy the things and deliver to your door. Payment for shopping in cash please.
Hairdressing [QE] Over 50 years of professional hair cutting & styling (unisex)
House sitting [E]
House sitting Flexible and anywhere in the country considered.
House sitting Experienced.
House sitting Waiting in your house for something to be delivered and watering plants whilst you are away etc. if you are not too far away from my house.
house sitting House sitting and pet sitting
House sitting & plant care
Ironing I'm not fast, but I'm careful and thorough. Can come to you to save delivery and collection.
Pet and household support looking after dogs/cats/fish/gerbils/hamsters, helping with shopping/housework
Sewing Simple sewing (mending, hems, curtains but NOT zips)
Sewing [QE] Most alterations undertaken with a speciality for jeans zips
Sewing Favourite clothes mended. Trousers taken up.Some clothes alterations offered. Curtains made or altered.
Wine and beer making equipment includes fermenting bucket, pressurized barrel etc.
Food & Catering
Apples - cookers and eaters
Autumn Offers * I have some chillies available. Great for this time of year because they make you feel zingy and healthy!
Cooking/Catering Food preparation - catering help
Home-made jams and chutneys
Jams and marmalades As available in season
organic fruit and veg organic fruit and veg in season
Pizza oven I have a large pizza/bread oven in the garden of my house in Exeter-wood fired-available for pizza parties, home bakers etc
Preserves * Home-made naturally sweetened from home-grown produce
Anti-mosquito fabric 95 X 168cm fabric to repel mosquitos
Back cushion Also coccyx cushion. Offered by Lindsay.
Bench Grinder (in situ)
Bunting Decorate your event with bunting, hand made from vintage fabric. 20 6metre strips available. 1X per strip per event.
Camping equipment For hire. 2 person tent, 2 rucksacks, camping stove, groundsheet.
Car Battery Charger
Car Wheel Ramps
Caravan Short lets for holiday/retreat. Caravan is among trees on smallholding in Cheriton Bishop - 3 berths (4 if one is small). It's self-contained and has electricity and gas. Beautiful walks, near Dartmoor, bus access. 6X per night, or a bit of help with gardening. Gill Westcott 01647 24789.
Chain Saw electric
Chainsaw, rotavator, strimmer garden tools
Folding bike Brompton, adjustable saddle height. Ideal for trains and buses.
Gazebo Large gazebo, 3 metres x 3 metres. Suitable for gardens, parties, fetes, fairs etc.
Hire of highchair
juggling toys for small events I have some poi, devil sticks and practice staffs that are hand made (I did this as a job in a past life). I have used them for parties where there are children and adults. please get in touch if you are interested
Kneeling stool Offered by Lindsay.
Ladder Will reach to the first floor for washing windows etc
Lawnmower Motorised lawnmower
Lawnmower Petrol lawnmower, for hire
Long arm hedge trimmer Electric, also extension lead if needed.
mechanics tool hire Basic car/boat tool hire
Medium sized Cotton Tent (old style) Great tent, 70's style good condition, ideal for festival or longer-stay camping. Heavy with poles, so would need to be able to drive/ wheelbarrow to camping area.
Megaphone, placards, banners DIY Demo:
For sympathetic organisations only, nearly new megaphone plus a selection of placards and banners for hire in Exmouth. You'd have to over-paint the placards/banners and think of something to shout!
Paper Guillotine Includes a variety of perforated cutters
Pressure washer Pressure washer for hosing down yards etc. 5 X per day
Relief from bites and stings Painless relief from bites and stings. Permanently reusable. Instant-acting suction pump painlessly draws out poison.
Room(s) hire Rooms or 3 rooms with kitchenette in Whitestone, 3.5 miles from Exeter Center. Free parking and wheelchair access.
Sewing machine New Singer sewing machine
Slide projector Projector
Tents 1 person or 2 person tents for hire. 3kg all season hiking tent.
Therapy room and reception room Weekday hire (after 3.30pm), Saturday (all day) and evening hire (except Sunday and Mondays) of a Massage Therapy Room (smallish) and Reception room (medium sized). Part £'s part X's. Can negotiate for regular groups etc. Come and see if this is the right place for you! Reasonable rates.
Tools various (inc router+circular saw)
Tools Double ladder, petrol strimmer, lawn mower, saws, sledge hammer, pick, drill, sander, hot air gun, electric plane, electric paint stripper, electric jig saw, hedge trimmer.
Tools for hire Double ladder, petrol strimmer, lawn mower, saws, sledge hammer, pick, drill, sander, hot air gun, electric plane, electric paint stripper, electric jig saw, hedge trimmer.
Topper Single Sail Dingy For the season or shorter period
Trailer Erde 122 Do you need to take stuff to the tip? We have a good sized trailer!
Water distiller/purifier Waterwise 4000 distiller/water purifier.
Baby equipment, clothes and toys Baby equipment, clothes and toys, contact for details.
Bamboo Various lengths of cut bamboo - locally sourced! X neg.
Camping stools Set of 4 matching folding camping stools.
Make: Lafuma, made in France. Polyester seats measure 11" x 13", height seated above ground = 17", height folded for storage 23".
Caravan nose weight gauge Small handy gadget for measuring the nose weight of your caravan. Make: Desmo. Rubber base and tip. Weighs up to 170lb/80kg.
Chives 2 large clumps of chives, needing potting (or I can pot up for you). X neg.
Clothes rail Metal and grey plastic clothes rail. Height adjustable and dismantleable. 5X
Djembe needs repair, new skin.
Dolls House 1976 Habitat Dolls House - door needs fixing. X neg.
Garden shelves Wrought black iron and terracotta shelving for plants etc. probably outdoors. X/£ neg
Greeting cards Large range of everyday cards and stationery available - part sterling and part Xs
Insulation offcuts Offcuts of Xtratherm insulation material. Quite a few bits and pieces left over from our loft insulation project. Largest piece about 114cm x 33cm. 7.4cm (3") thick.
Jiffy bags and padding/packaging (various) Jiffy bags and padding/packaging (various) and bubble wrap (large sheets) - negotiable X or sterling, not wanting much for them!
Jointmaster for framing pictures Jointmaster Mark II Sawing Jig, enables you to saw accurate wood joints and picture frames. Original box is tatty and sun-damaged, but the equipment is in good condition and hardly used.
Kilner jars Large collection of kilner preserving jars with separate glass lids and rubber seals - practically vintage!
Men's cycle Lightweight Raleigh Medale sports bike, silver, 24 diamond drops, 5 gears, 27 narrow wheels; no lights. Ideal for exercise or second bike.
Plastic table tennis set net and 2 bats, 1X
Raspberry Canes for sale 4 Small Raspberry plants. Need a good home. Would suit a garden
Red Bean Bag (headrest style) Good condition, red bean bag. Offers.
Safety boots Cofra safety boots with steel toe caps, Trident NI Boots, wellington green, size 42. Wellies with attitude!
Soft toys Variety of soft toys for sale. 1X each
Times Atlas Hardback with box. Barely touched. 2001/2002 edition. offers
TV JVC grey bulky TV with shelving below. Screen 26 inches (diagonally measured) - offers
Window cleaning set For single-glazed windows: a set of magnetic pads to clean inside and outside at the same time. 5X
Gardening & Conservation
Bags of garden soil We have 10 bags of garden soil to dispose of - all topsoil and roots removed - buyer needs to collect as they are heavy
Bamboo plants pot-grown bamboo - max. 3' height - capable of being divided. No charge
Chain saw Man with petrol chain saw. Cutting up dead and fallen trees.
Chopping logs Chopping & splitting wood, trailer available
For sale Brush cutter. Electric strummer. Push lawn mower. All need a bit of TLC - 10 Xs each
Garden advice Gardening advice; experienced, with a RHS Certificate in Horticulture
Garden clearance, pruning & weeding Hard working and enthusiastic workers %£
Garden spreader for lawn fertiliser
Gardening Garden maintenance tasks. Some studies done at Bicton. Self-employed, with van.
Gardening Organic vegetable growing and general gardening
Gardening & Conservation I can offer basic gardening such as weeding, lawn mowing and hedge clipping. I can also offer more advanced landscaping such as path making, fencing and some basic woodwork, Gazebos, Trellis fixing etc.
Growing medicinal herbs [QE]
Hedge/Shrub trimming Speedy trimming with telescopic, angle-adjustable cutter. 12X per hour.
Herb plants and seeds Herb plants and seeds (Culinary and medicinal)
Professional Gardeners Experienced gardeners with own tools x's/£'s dependant on distance and type of work.
Raspberry canes I have raspberry canes from my allotment, must go soon. Taking over the world. negotiable xs
Watering your plants I'll take care of your house and garden plants when you're away.
Health, Healing & Therapies
Alexander Technique Good for stress management, back pain, musicians, performers etc - part £ part Xs
Alexander Technique lessons Qualified and experienced teacher.
payment part sterling, part Xs
Astrological Counselling I offer insight into what is happening in your life with the support of Astrology. I don't interpret whole birth charts but I can help you understand what issues you may be facing. I also do composite readings for couples.. Feel free to bring your birth chart along if you have one already.(10Xs, £s donation)
Bio-Energy Healing This healing works by gently restoring balance to the energy body. While you are standing, sitting, or if necessary lying on a couch, the Healer makes sweeping movements around you, clearing blocks and harmonising your system. Four sessions are required. Xs by donation. www.rachelcarey.co.uk for more information.
Chakra Balancing In a Chakra balancing session I help you use the Chakras as doorways to access unresolved past issues I follow and guide your process when needed working with the loving awareness of the Soul/ Higher Self. Awareness and emotional release bring healing both psychologically and physically. So we can move on with new energy and wisdom. Balancing the chakras is usually a deeply relaxing, inspiring and invigorating experience.and its done on a comfy couch with all your clothes on :-) (10 Xs, £s donation)
Collagen eye masks 12 sealed packets for brightening the eyes!
Counselling I have some training and certificates in counselling (one in bereavement and loss) Rather than give counselling sessions I would be happy to be a listening ear, you can chew things over, off load,share your problems!
Counselling / Listening Pregnancy, fertility, reproduction, parenting issues
Counselling/psychotherapy [QE] BACP; Spiritual companionship
Counselling/Psychotherapy [QE] BACP Advanced counsellor, Core Process.
Counselling/Psychotherapy Qualified and experienced practitioner.
Counselling/Psychotherapy Couselling, Psychotherapy and NLP Therapy. Qualified and experienced member of The British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) since 2000.
Cranial Osteopathy 27 years in practice. Specialising in the treatment of stress, injury and trauma; and children and babies.(£20 off current fees)
Cranio Sacral therapy I use very light touch to feel for restrictions and movement within the craniosacral system, working on the head back and pelvis, this allows the whole body to deeply relax and self-correct. I am fully insured, work from home and charge 10 Xs,£s donation.
Crystal therapy Qualified, experienced Practitioner/Teacher offering Energy balancing covering all levels of being, relaxation, boosting our own self healing and well-being. Personal treatments, training Foundation Courses for you to use Crystals for self, family and friends and Courses for you to become an Insured Crystal Practitioner. I work with small groups only and one-to-one is possible. 25% X's + 75% £'s for Treatments and Courses.
Distance healing Distance Healing requires you to email me the details I will then advise the time the Healing will commence You can if you wish send me a small light item to be part of the session www.eclipselife.co.uk
Energy balancing Qualified, experienced Practitioner/Teacher offering Energy balancing covering all levels of being, relaxation, boosting our own self healing and well-being. Personal treatments, training Foundation Courses for you to use Crystals and/or Reiki for self, family and friends and Courses for you to become an Insured Reiki and/or Crystal Practitioner. I work with small groups only and one-to-one is possible. 25% X's + 75% £'s for Treatments and Courses.
Holiday Therapy B&B Holiday Therapy can be just getting away from the stress for a few days and relaxing in the peaceful surroundings or it can involve a daily consultation still leaving you free to explore the beauty of Brittany
Holistic Massage and Aromatherapy 1/2 hour, 1 hour or 1 1/2 hour Massage treatments offered. £20 plus 5X's, £30 plus 5X's and £35 plus 5X's respectively. Just pay for the Massage; consultation choosing your oil blend and discussing any related health issues is free. Treatments given at Crediton Natural Therapy Centre.
Holistic Nutrition *^ 4 Years - holistic nutrition and traditional oriental medicine diagnosis
Japanese Ki massage
Life coaching Realise your goals by working with support and guidance to change whatever is holding you back We will consult by me calling your landline phone or on Skype usually without camera due to my signal strength www.eclipselife.co.uk
Life Coaching and Professional Development
Make-up lessons and advice Make-up lessons and advice, Make-up for weekends and special occasions
Massage [QE] Qualified massage therapist. Deeply relaxing treatments offered from my therapy room at home in Crediton or a home visit.
Massage Aromatherapy hand or foot massage; luxury Holistic Aromatherapy Crystal foot massage; Hot top and toes massage; Indian face massage with oil; Salt rock and crystal facial; Regenerating Vitamin E facial.
Nutritional supplements I can offer high quality nutritional supplements for digestion, joints, immune system, sports performance, weight management and natural daily care products such as fluoride-free tooth gel, aluminium salt-free deodorant and biodegradable detergent.
Nutritional Therapy [QE] VTCT
One to one Yoga Sessions One to one Scaravelli Yoga lessons, with an emphasise on restorative health. Movement programmes and guided relaxations written specifically for you. All work undertaken in my city centre studio.
Past Life Therapy This is the same as Chakra Balancing (above) but going a bit further. (10 Xs, £s donation).
Perching Stool Perfect for those who find it uncomfortable to stand for a long time, or have difficulty moving between seated and standing positions.Manufactured from high grade steel with a tough plastic coating this adjustable height perching stool is extremely heavy duty. It features tubular arms and a padded seat with the latter being angled for improved posture.
Reflexology [QE] Reflexology to relax and restore
Reflexology *ITEC ^5 Years
Reflexology Reflexology is a very relaxing treatment, and especially helpful for conditions involving mood and hormone changes. Chinese acupressure is combined with western style reflexology and foot massage. 25 Xs plus £10. www.rachelcarey.co.uk for more information
Reiki Master [QE]
Reiki [QE] 2nd degree
Reiki Qualified and experienced Practitioner Teacher offering Energy balancing covering all levels of being, relaxation, boosting our own self healing and well-being. Personal treatments, training Foundation Courses for you to use Reiki and/or Crystals for self, family and friends and Courses for you to become an Insured Reiki and/or Crystal Practitioner.
I work with small groups only and one-to-one is possible. 25% X's + 75% £'s for Treatments and Courses.
Reiki circle meetings Reiki Circles are available to all Reiki students from Degree One to Masters Degree. We meet @ Place to be Therapy Centre in Whitestone every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6.45pm - 9pm. Donations suggestion is 2X's+£2.
Shiatsu [E] Shiatsu healing
Shiatsu In final year of professional training. £/Xs
Thai Yoga Massage I can offer sessions in Thai yoga massage on weekdays and some sundays. 30 X's and £25 for a 90 minute session
Therapeutic oil massage This is western style massage. You will be lying on a couch, with a towel for comfort and warmth. Relaxing and healing. 35 Xs plus £10. www.rachelcarey.co.uk for more information.
Tui Na This is a deep, vigorous Chinese medical massage, through clothes. Excellent for treating back problems, other injuries and stress. 40 Xs plus £10. www.rachelcarey.co.uk for more information.
Alexander Technique Qualified and experienced teacher.
payment part sterling, part Xs
Braille Transposition and teaching
Freeing your creativity
Shamanic journey tuition
Labouring work Labouring work in house and garden
Odd jobs bar work
Working on a stall
Know-How & Professional Advice
Cracking the cryptic crossword code Give your brain a workout and learn how to think round corners, turn words inside out and impress your friends!
Education advice/support [QE] Including disability and learning difficulties.
Energy saving advice
Energy saving/environmental advice
Family History I'll do it or help you do it
Green issues, Campaigning, Press, Consultancy
Green living advice
Growing advice Organic Gardening advice
Herbalism for personal use Growing, gathering, preserving and using herbs for self, family or friends
IT Help with simple websites install Linux on Windows PC
IT consultancy Ask me about computing, Windows, databases, websites, Microsoft Office and Open Office.
Mac whisperer I'm an experienced Apple mac user and trouble-shooter (and good listener!) - I'm happy to help people learn to use their macs better, and to solve problems.
Maps O.S.maps - photocopies of anywhere in the British Isles and information and advice anything to do with maps (Richard)
Sustainability and Resilience
Translating / Interpreting [QE] French to English.
Translating/interpreting Experienced (over 14 years) and qualified in English-German and German-English
Translation / Interpreting Spanish to English / Catalan to English.
Lifts & Removals
Driving Your Vehicle
Driving your vehicle
Lift to/from Hertfordshire Occasional lift to/from Hertfordshire
Lifts Woman and van, van bit smaller than a Transit but I'm very good at packing!
Lifts Occasion/specific. Bookable. Offered by John.
Lifts Van available.
Lifts and light removals Lifts offered by John.
Light removals Using an estate car.
Removals/ Light Haulage Estate car.
Removals/ Light Haulage Woman and van. Van a bit smaller than a Transit but I'm very good at packing.
Removals/ Light Haulage Moving stuff in Landrover.
Short car trips Lifts in and around Exeter e.g. to the station
Van for collecting/delivering/lifts/removals BT/Postman Pat type van (Renault Kangoo), not large but bigger than a car.
Music, Performance & Writing
Circus skills [E] Hooping for fun, fitness and†parties for all ages. Can include hoop making workshop. Part £ payment.
Languages Qualified German translator
Music transcription / proofreading
Musical entertainment Guitar/flute duo, song or instrumental, or solo songs, suit parties, picnics etc, background or foreground, small set 20X or pro rata,†plus £ petrol. Ring†to discuss type of music you want.
Singing facilitator I can facilitate groups of adults to sing in harmony, I could do this at a party or event as an icebreaker or to encourage a sense of community.
Songs, for parties, events etc Mostly folk, self-written and otherwise, for entertainment; also instrumental music, guitar and flute. Flexible charges. Expenses in £ if far away.
Tenor Experienced sight-reading choral tenor, available to dep at short notice.
Office & Clerical
Admin admin, transcription (audio and video), web graphic design (banners, logos, buttons etc)
Admin / secretarial [QE]
Admin / Secretarial
Admin/secretarial Including software - qualified Foreign Trade Merchant
Brainwork Organise information - statistics, spreadsheets, research, or report writing
Computing Desktop publishing
Computing Desktop publishing and general help
Computing - support Database, spreadsheet, e-mails sent and received.
IT help PC repairs/problem solving.
Printing Printing of photos or documents
Printing - leaflets, posters, etc Materials to be paid for in £s, time in Xs.
Proof reading I can check an important document for accurate spelling and grammar, and give advice about use of language, readability, etc. Don't rely on your spellchecker!
Speed typing I can type 100 words per minute, so it won't take long! Can work from your text (I'm good at deciphering handwriting) or an audio recording. And I can proofread spelling and grammar as I go.
Translations from Spanish
Typing/Word Processing [QE] Also audio (110 wpm)
Web development [QE]
Pets & Animal Care
dog walks I can offer dog walks in the Exwick area, please contact to arrange, dog must be child friendly.
Golden Retriever To share for company and walks!
Pet sitting/care Cat feeding and care
Sports & Social
Activity partner Walking Companion for treks.
Activity partner Bridge - no charge. Tennis - no charge
bike maintenance I can offer bike maintenance on a basic level, I would either work from home if its a small job or the 'ride on' bike workshop on wednesdays if extra professional help and proper work space is needed.
I have maintained my own bike (which is my favorite mode of transport) for the last decade, have rebuilt a bike from scratch and love to tinker and make things work well.
15 X's per hour? or negotiable...
Camping field nr Dartmoor
Foldable Bike Perfectly OK but not a Brompton and doesn't fold up so neatly. Haven't used lately. Paid £100. 60Xs.
French conversation I'd like to meet occasionally with people who speak some French, to practise in a relaxed, social atmosphere. Contact me if you'd like to be involved in such a group.
organising walks etc. Organise walks/cycle rides, activity partner, anything to do with routes/footpaths (Richard)
Swimming, walking companion
Basic Computer training
Basic Guitar Tuition
basic guitar tuition [E] I can give basic guitar tuition.
Catalan Qualified languages teacher, fluent in Catalan, who can offer tutoring and conversation at any level.
Circle dancing Leading european and choreographed circle dances for groups and events.
Computer tuition I can help you get the best out of your computer
German German as a foreign language - German speaker and qualified.
Holistic Healthcare ^4 years experience
Holistic Wholefood Cooking *1 Year Certificate ^4 Years Experience
Machine knitting tuition
Maths and Music Tuition [QE] Maths: GCSE %£;
[QE] Music: Flute/Violin up to Grade 5 %£
Maths help GCSE/A Level
Maths, Geography, English
Music Piano/violin - Steiner teacher - 7yrs-adult
Reiki training Qualified and experienced Practitioner / Teacher offering Energy balancing covering all levels of being, relaxation, boosting our own self healing and well-being. Personal treatments, training Foundation Courses for you to use Reiki and/or Crystals for self, family and friends and Courses for you to become an Insured Reiki and/or Crystal Practitioner.
I work with small groups only and one-to-one is possible. 25% X's + 75% £'s for Treatments and Courses.
Spanish Qualified Spanish teacher, who can offer tutoring and conversation up to A level and beyond.
Specialist dyslexia teacher Help with reading, comprehension, spelling, handwriting, numeracy, organisation, revision and exam skills.
Teaching driving [QE]
Violin and piano [QE] Offered by Emma.
Windsurfing tuition windsurfing tuition, lower levels, Exmouth
Workshops & Seminars
Energy efficiency workshops
Green Homes Tours Organised tours of local homes which have installed resource-saving technologies. More info: http://www.transitionexeter.org/energy/green-homes-tour
Herb walks & talks *^ 11 years/Diploma in Natural Medicine
Herb walks and talks
Papercraft Workshops Origami Workshops for adults and children for groups of up to ten individuals at a time.
Talks on sustainability, peak oil, climate change Illustrated talks on sustainability, peak oil, climate change and what can be done. Including active learning sessions for children at school.
Transition events We accept LETS for talks and meetings which have an entrance charge.