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2019 Writing, Walking, Meditation Holidays – Spain

‘‘Elaine’s Write It Down! holiday is the perfect antidote to our hectic lives. A chance to take your foot off the pedal, recharge, refresh and get a new perspective. The writing workshops are top notch but there is so much … Continue reading

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How I Saved My Life

Creating my own happy ending       Portrait by Rachel Vogeleisen I fell for my Prince Charming when I was a teenager. But when I found myself widowed after a long and happy marriage, my childhood demons resurfaced with … Continue reading

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The Orgasm Tree

Finca Buenvino, deep in the sweet chestnut woods. Photo by Jenni Bradbury. Very often, we begin a conversation with a friend on one subject and progress rapidly to something completely different, discovering on the way the most illuminating information. This … Continue reading

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How To Survive

  Morning meditation on Write It Down! writing holiday at Finca Buenvino in Spain: time to breathe, time to relax, time to dream… New Year’s Day is meant to be a time for celebration and resolution, forward into the  Brave … Continue reading

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The Importance of Good Eating for Good Writing

Ever since my school home economics lessons when, to my utter amazement, I got an A for cookery in my senior school exams, I have felt strangely empowered in the kitchen. Now, in the hectic run up to Christmas, I … Continue reading

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Why I’m Adding Dancing

  Last night I went to Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in Soho with my 28-year-old daughter, 40 years after I was a Saturday-night regular with her father and got down to James Brown. Gone are the days of smoke filled … Continue reading

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Why You Should Write A Journal

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Creative Writing Holidays in Spain 2019

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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Next Life Writing Retreat, 18–25 July

Escape the hassle, join us at super-sumptious, country house hotel and organic farm,  high in Sierra De Aracena National Park in Andalucia,  Finca Buenvino. 7 nights, 8 days, all-inclusive except getting to Seville. Fab food cooked for you by Jeannie Chesterton, … 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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