Website of the Week: www.blinkcollective.com
09:59 GMT, 9 August 2012
Ever fancied learning how to forage for mushrooms, make your own sushi, brew the perfect cup of coffee or keep chickens in your garden
Now you can, thanks to the helpful people at Blink Collective, the website being termed 'the eBay of life experience'.
The Blink Collective has been termed 'the eBay of experience'
Blink Collective is an online marketplace where you can buy and offer 'experiences', which can be skills, knowledge or expertise.
The team behind the company says: 'An Experience can be anything from
sharing your talent as a photographer or your flair for interior design,
to your knowledge of wines or your tour guiding skills.
your knowledge, skills and assets and get a lot more in return.'
Learning to make sushi is one of the experiences available to buy through Blink Collective
There are over 600 listings available on the website all over the UK.
Some of the experiences on offer are a 250 day-long lesson with a professional magician; a 70 introduction to growing organic vegetables; a 35 pottery class; a 170 tutorial in advanced bushcraft; a 45 day trip learning how to forage for food in the springtime.
Listings are free and the site takes a 10 per cent commission from all bookings.
For 30 you could learn about keeping chickens