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The Power of Writing It Down

Because I’m far too often attached to social media, because I sometimes have a rubbish diet, drink too much and exercise too little, because I live too much indoors on my own and not enough outdoors – especially at this … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Silence

Recently, I spent two weeks on my own in Mallorca. I went for one short business meeting but decided to stay on for a bit, to get my head together on an island I love and first visited 45 years … 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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Why You Should Write A Journal

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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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Cancer is Caused by Anger – Breast Cancer Part 5

Twice in the last week I have been told by friends that cancer is caused by anger, i.e it’s my fault. Sod genetics and smoking, it’s the hissy fits that have brought me down. I am angry that I’ve got … Continue reading

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Life Blood-Breast Cancer Part 4

    A testimonial I received recently, unrequested, about my work… ‘I want to thank you Elaine, you have been a real inspiration to me. Apart from being genuinely fun(and tasty!),  your sessions have given me what quite a lot … 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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