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Mums, Babies and Bumps Creative Writing Workshops

We now invite mums-to-be to join our classes and write down their journey. ‘You’ve made me a much better Mum. I think what you do for new Mums is remarkable and transformative.’ Charlotte ‘If I could only afford one class … Continue reading

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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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Internet dating is HELL? 10

You gotta move on… Photo: Jonathan Prew Mr & Mrs Kingett, circa 70s I’ve thrown in the towel, the soap and the scrubby gloves. Adieu internet dating, for all your success stories, you ain’t for me. James Brindle, in an … 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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Write It Down! 2014

What’s going on this year for Write it Down! in London and Mallorca. Please contact me if you’d like me to run sessions or retreats for your organisation or group of friends in any part of the world. No previous writing … Continue reading

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Testimonials

  Otherwise known as blowing your own trumpet but be reassured that others, as nervous and sceptical as you, have survived my classes and enjoyed and benefited by my writing and encouragement. And there is always homemade cake…or good cheese…or … Continue reading

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Creative Writing and Drinking Salon

Where and when? Every Wednesday evening 8 – 9.30pm in Stoke Newington, N16 What? Unique workshops that give you space and encouragement to write down your life in notebook form, to re-discover the power of pen on paper and the … Continue reading

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Mums & Babies & Mums-to-Be Creative Writing Workshops

NEW ANNOUNCEMENT: WE ARE NOW PLEASED TO INVITE  MUMS-TO-BE TO JOIN OUR WRITING WORKSHOPS, AT THE REQUEST OF AN ORIGINAL MUM WHO IS NOW EXPECTING HER THIRD! DO JOIN US, YOU’RE VERY WELCOME Where and when? Every Wednesday, 10-12pm and … Continue reading

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The beginning of my novel

It’s two years since my Misery Memoir blogs but before I throw that slice of my life into the greasy pizza box of discarded crusts and start sharing all the new stuff, here’s the unpublished beginning of my novel, written … Continue reading

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A Personal Perspective on Bereavement

This is the talk I delivered today, 8 July 2011, at The 7th Annual Barts And The London NHS Trust Bereavement Conference. Thank you to everyone. Hi, my name is Elaine Kingett and I am a widow. Now, let’s be honest. … Continue reading

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