Tag Archives: Spain

Creative Writing Retreat? Creative Writing Holiday?

Writing holiday? Writing retreat? Oh, it’s such a conundrum, what do we call our writing weeks? I worry that writing holiday sounds too lightweight, too much fun, not enough sweat, grind and concentration on difficult stuff. Doubts might linger that … 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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The Emotional Power of Clothing to Inspire Writing

  An old acquaintance sent me a message a while ago. A photo of my ex’s jacket, draped on the back of a chair. ‘Is this blah-blah’s? Did he leave it here after dinner last night?’ She’d made a mistake. … Continue reading

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Writing, Walking & Meditation Holidays Spain 2017

‘Think Gosford Park meets Pedro Almodavar!’ Where? Finca Buenvino, Sam & Jeannie Chesterton’s elegant and bohemian Andalucian family home and organic farm, set in 150 acres of the Sierra De Aracena National Park in south west Spain. Recently voted one … Continue reading

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Why You Should Write A Journal

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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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