Tag Archives: Wellness

Yoga & Writing Retreats In France

Find peace to discover the power of therapeutic and creative writing, gentle yoga, mindfulness meditation, guided country walks and wild swimming to uncover  the wonder in your life and unlock your creativity at Little French Retreat. The week is fuelled by … Continue reading

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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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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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Bloom Retreats Writing & Walking Retreat 2013

Catherine Eade’s piece for the Mail Online about her experiences on the retreat I led for Bloom Retreats in September 2013 Absolutely magical: Why PR guru Lynne Franks’ Deia hideaway is the place to ‘be’ By CATHERINE EADE Surely it was … Continue reading

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Bloom Fitness Retreat 2013

I must admit, I signed up for Lynne Franks Bloom Retreats Fitness retreat with more than a smidgen of trepidation. I’d done my back in months before,  trawling luggage and laptop in unsuitable boots, for a nightmare Ryan Air flight … Continue reading

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