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Why People Love Write It Down! Writing Holidays

We thought you might like to read what guests are saying about our holidays this year and see some of the beautiful photos taken by one of our writers from Canada, Darlene Chrissley. Maybe you will take the leap and … Continue reading

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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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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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I’m Scared – Breast Cancer Part 8

I’m scared. My kids are scared. What if I wake up on the evening of the 30th of July and they’ve sliced both my tits off? I’ve signed a form, they might. I’m sorry, this is not the time for … 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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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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