Offered Listings

Art & Crafts

Greetings cards, post cards, photos [QE]
Guillotine (paper) Includes various perforation cutting attachments
Knitted goods I make small†hand-knitted†goods†-†scarves or†wraps, shoulder†bags, pouches - they† make†very†good†gifts.
Knitting wool, natural colours Spun wool (?thick knit)in 3 natural colours from Jacobs sheep - cream, chocolate brown and rabbit grey, 6X per 100g
knitting/crochet lessons I can teach knitting and crochet either individually or a small groups including to children.

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
Building Maintenance
Building tool and ladder hire Building tools and ladder hire, Exmouth. Now including electric demolition hammer. You want to emulate that wronged woman who wrecked her ex's car? Well no need to stop at that, borrow this tool and you'll be able to demolish the house!
radiator horizontal radiator from our living room, available now, can send pictures.
wooden flooring tongue and groove fairly thin planks of dark, engineered, wood flooring (was in our hallway). Pictures available.

Children & Childcare

baby sitting/childcare I am a retired trained nursery nurse with lots of experience including children with special needs. happy to do shortish periods of a couple of hours rather than full days.
Childcare I have been a registered childminder. I have more time in the evenings so more available for babysitting and one-off childcare.

Core Group Work

Assistance with Website Core Group members needing group or one-to-one coaching on website use, let me know.

Domestic & Household

Eco Cleaning Exeter for a cleaner greener home. 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. (Bridget)
House sitting [E]
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. (Bridget)
House sitting & plant care
House-sitting Experienced
Ironing I'm not fast, but I'm careful and thorough. Can come to you to save delivery and collection.
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.
Sewing and repairs Hand or machine sewing including overcasting and overlocking for stretch materials and decorative stitches. Experienced.
Sorting out
Wine and beer making equipment includes fermenting bucket, pressurized barrel etc.

Food & Catering

Apples - cookers and eaters
Cooking/Catering Food preparation - catering help
jam making I can turn your fruit into jam.
organic fruit and veg organic fruit and veg in season

For Hire

Back cushion Also coccyx cushion. Offered by Lindsay.
Bench Grinder (in situ)
Birthing Pool
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.
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
Exeter Monopoly
Gazebo Large gazebo, 3 metres x 3 metres. Suitable for gardens, parties, fetes, fairs etc.
Gazebo 3m x 3m
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
mechanics tool hire Basic car/boat tool hire
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
Relief from bites and stings Painless relief from bites and stings. Permanently reusable. Instant-acting suction pump painlessly draws out poison.
Slide projector Projector
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.
Trailer Erde 122 Do you need to take stuff to the tip? We have a good sized trailer!
Trestle Table

For Sale

Aloe vera plants 5 aloe plants, recently potted up, from giant parent - 1 x each
Assorted vintage US comics - pick'n'mix I have a box of wildly random comics and comic books, over 50 in total, mostly from the 80s and 90s, mostly American. For example: The Tick, X-Men, X-Files, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Incredible Hulk, Buffy, Batman, also Sonic the Hedgehog and Beano, In many cases just one random issue. You are welcome to come and sift through and pick out anything you're interested in, and haggle over price! Or I can send you an itemised list to peruse.
Astrology books Books about Astrology, all sorts, if you're interest please text/email and I'll send you a list. xs donation
Bamboo Various lengths of cut bamboo - locally sourced! X neg.
Cacti Large cacti, various. X neg
Composter - black plastic, usual size Composter, like the council sell. Works well, and has hatch. Can deliver. 5X
Dumbbell set 2.5kg Set of dumbbells for sale, 2.5kg each, very handy for home fitness. They are green and comfortable to hold. Can send picture if you're interested.
Fuchsias, petunias, Tonnes of peach Fuchsias, and some orange geraniums and dark red petunas - sale at Plants Galore and trays were larger than I needed !!! X neg - can drop to you if easy enough.
Greeting cards Large range of everyday cards and stationery available - part sterling and part Xs
Halogen bulbs 35W GU4 bulbs (small halogens). Offers
Honeysuckle and tomatoes Woody honeysuckle, 2ft high x 1 ft wide. 2X Young tomatoes, "Moneymaker" variety. 1X each
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.
Ivory silk fabric I have a small quantity of delicate ivory silk which might be of interest to someone.
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!
Large flat screen tv for sale Toshiba Regza Flat screen TV. Perfect working order with remote control. Diagonal measurement of screen 37 inches. Diagonal measurement including frame 42 inches. Available after Wednesday this week. New telly is the reason for sale, 35 Exes.
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.
Red Bean Bag (headrest style) Good condition, red bean bag. Offers.
Single linen Sheet Heavy linen white single flat sheet 3'9 wide. Comfortable in hot weather. 3X
Soft toys Variety of soft toys for sale. 1X each
Times Atlas Hardback with box. Barely touched. 2001/2002 edition. offers
variagated small leaf ivy plants 2 established trailing ivy plants - good for rockery or wall/trough edge. Quite vigorous, but only small so easy to maintain. 1x each
Wool dressing gown calf-length wrap around style with belt - greeny turquoise, size 12/14. Good quality (French -'Tissu des pyranees') but has had a fair bit of use. 12X

Gardening & Conservation

Bamboo plants pot-grown bamboo - max. 3' height - capable of being divided. No charge
Bamboo root a clump of bamboo root with two slender canes attached. 1X
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 clearance, pruning & weeding Hard working and enthusiastic workers %£
Gardening Organic vegetable growing and general gardening
Gooseberry bushes I have some small bushes split off from a parent. They have been planted for over a year and have produced this year. 5X each
Growing medicinal herbs [QE]
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
Strawberry plants
Yellow chrysanthemum plants Bucketful of newly dug out yellow chrysanthemum plants looking for a new home.

Health, Healing & Therapies

Alexander Technique Good for stress management, back pain, musicians, performers etc - part £ part Xs
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)
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 Spiritual companionship Counselling
Counselling/Psychotherapy [QE] BACP Advanced counsellor, Core Process.
Counselling/Psychotherapy Qualified and experienced practitioner.
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.
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
Foot massage
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
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
Life Coaching and Professional Development
Massage [QE] Qualified massage therapist. Deeply relaxing treatments offered from my therapy room at home in Crediton or a home visit.
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,).
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
Reiki [QE] 2nd degree
Reiki Healing / distant healing I can offer Level 2 Reiki healing and distant healing.
Shamanic counselling
Stress Management
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


Braille Transposition and teaching
Freeing your creativity
Meditation [E]
Shamanic journey tuition

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
Family History I'll do it or help you do it
Green living advice
Growing advice Organic Gardening advice
Home staging - help with house selling I have run businesses in home staging and estate agency so I can offer a consultancy service for home staging or interior design. Selling a home can be stressful and so I can advise how to make the whole process a lot easier, quicker and potentially more profitable.
Interior design I can offer advice on interior design - having done a number of Interior Design and Styling courses during the course of running my home staging business.
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

Lifts & Removals

Driving Your Vehicle
Driving your vehicle
Lifts Occasion/specific. Bookable. Offered by John.
Lifts Van available.
Lifts (bookable)
Lifts and light removals Lifts offered by John.
Lifts: Bookable
Light removals Using an estate car.
Removals/ Light Haulage Estate car.
Removals/ Light Haulage Moving stuff in Landrover.
Short car trips Lifts in and around Exeter e.g. to the station (Bridget)
Van for collecting/delivering/lifts/removals BT/Postman Pat type van (Renault Kangoo), not large but bigger than a car.

Music, Performance & Writing

Bodhran Large Bodhran, needs new skin 5X
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.

Office & Clerical

Admin / secretarial [QE]
Admin/secretarial Including software - qualified Foreign Trade Merchant
Computing Desktop publishing
IT help PC repairs/problem solving.
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.
Typing/Word Processing
Typing/Word Processing [QE] Also audio (110 wpm)
Web Design and IT tuition I offer web design and IT services from building simple websites to just helping you get the most out of Word or Excel. I have spent nearly 30 years in the IT industry but don't let that put you off. I am pretty approachable and patient and am always keen that people get the most out of their technology.
Web development [QE]

Pets & Animal Care

Dog walking
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
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 guitar tuition [E] I can give basic guitar tuition.
Circle dancing Leading european and choreographed circle dances for groups and events.
Computer Support Database, spreadsheet, e-mails sent and received
German German as a foreign language - German speaker and qualified.
Maths and Music Tuition [QE] Maths: GCSE %£; [QE] Music: Flute/Violin up to Grade 5 %£
Maths help GCSE/A Level
Maths help
Music Piano/violin - Steiner teacher - 7yrs-adult [E]
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:
Herb walks and talks
Talks on sustainability, peak oil, climate change Illustrated talks on what a better economy might look like and how we can promote it. Also discussion group on this and similar topics such as 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.