Digby & Mary

Active, responsible British couple living in France; still have the travel bug.

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, France
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Caroline
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We liked Digby and Mary immediately and were almost sorry not to be staying at home and spending time with them! They had a complicated time getting here

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Odiham, United Kingdom · 02 Jun - 14 Jun 2021

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Melissa
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Digby and Mary stepped in at short notice to look after our cat and chickens. They kept us informed of how the animals were doing while we were away

Character reference · 05 October 2020

About

We are both semi-retired, Mary after teaching at university in Japan and in a UK international school, Digby running a small business in the UK. We supplement our income with Digby teaching and playing jazz piano, Mary teaching English

Why we want to house sit

We're (in normal times) regular visitors to the UK to see family and friends but also relish the chance to spend time getting to know new places without being in tourist centres. We don't have pets at home in France as we're often away but

Our experience

Before moving to France, Digby had rescue dogs, two for nearly 15 years and two subsequently from the RSPCA - and cats. He was brought up with horses, fared badly in hunter trials, looked after farms (milking 100 goats in Ariege) and

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farmLivestock

Availability

February 2022
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March 2022
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • France
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Digby 65+ and Mary 65+
Occupation
Retired - but still employed part time as a jazz pianist and freelance piano teacher and part-time teacher and freelance editor
Travelling
With a partner