Category Archives: Workshops and Retreats

My Mother’s Diaries

Photo courtesy of Archivist magazine. When my mother died in 2004, three months after my father, I was convinced they’d hatched a plot to disappear on yet another unaffordable fancy cruise. In their 57 years together, they’d never spent more … Continue reading

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Why You Should Write A Journal

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Yoga & Writing Retreats In France

Find peace to discover the power of therapeutic and creative writing, gentle yoga, mindfulness meditation, guided country walks and wild swimming to uncover  the wonder in your life and unlock your creativity at Little French Retreat. The week is fuelled by … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Holidays in Spain

WHERE: Finca Buenvino, north of Seville. Sam & Jeannie Chesterton’s family home, the perfect place to escape, relax and re-discover your creativity. With 150 acres of sweet chestnut and oak woods, streams, gardens, natural rivers, springs and salt-water , heated … Continue reading

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Creative and Dream Writing Holiday, Mallorca

Please go to our fabulous new website for more photos and information: http://write-it-down.co.uk/  Write Down Your Dreams Retreat, May 7-14, La Serrania, Mallorca A special opportunity to join writer Elaine Kingett and dream guide Monika Evans in beautiful Mallorca for … Continue reading

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Writing Holidays, Spain

Please go to our new website for more info and photos: http://write-it-down.co.uk/ WRITING, MEDITATION AND WALKING HOLIDAYS at FINCA BUENVINO 2016 ‘I’ve been on many creative writing courses and this was the best.’ CHRISTINE, teacher. ‘I loved being part of a group … Continue reading

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Write it Down! Writing Retreat Booking Info 2015

From €1600 – seven nights, including all luxury accommodation, meals, wine, excursions and workshops plus transfer to and from Finca Buenvino: only travel to and from Seville to add. Jeannie Chesterton’s coooking at Finca Buenvino is recommended by Thomasina Miers … Continue reading

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Writing, Walking and Meditation Retreats 2015

 All photos by Tim Clinch June 6 -13, July 18 – 25, September 5-12, 7 nights My Spanish retreats for 2015 are set at the beautiful Finca Buenvino, an elegant and luxurious country home owned by Sam and Jeannie Chesterton recommended … Continue reading

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Running Away And Writing About It

Early morning meditation, write in a room overlooking the sea, lunch in the sun, then a walk down to the cove for a swim…     photo-patchwork includes Sarah Maxwell teaching me gently to sit up straight – Sarah runs fitness … Continue reading

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Writing, Walking and Meditation Retreats 2014

In conjunction with Lynne Franks BlOOM RETREATS  http://www.bloomretreats.com/ VOTED ONE OF THE TOP 50 RETREATS OF 2014 by THE TIMES What?  Six day residential retreat in Lynne Franks home in Deia, Mallorca. A former monastery, the building is set on terraces planted with … Continue reading

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