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Glowing Testimonials on our 2019 Writing Hols at Finca Buenvino

Just in case you’re still deliberating on whether Write It Down! writing, walking and meditation holidays at Finca Buenvino are RIGHT for you, are worth the money or the effort involved, whether you would fit in or be able to … Continue reading

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Why Do I Teach Writing For Wellbeing?

I was thrilled recently to be interviewed by Lapidus International – the words for well being association of which I am a member, for their latest journal. Why do you believe in the importance of writing down your life? Primarily, from … Continue reading

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News & Dates – Writing Retreats Spain 2020

Write It Down! Spain 2019 is over – Bring on 2020! ‘It feels like Elaine has given me a precious gift that will last a lifetime – the confidence to write and the understanding of how to write. Where I … Continue reading

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The Power of Nature

Photo of the Sierra De Aracena by Charlie Chesterton, chef at Finca Buenvino. Follow him on Instagram @foodsunandfun I’m writing this in a café in north London, down wind from the peppery scent of their Christmas tree. Outside, the sky … Continue reading

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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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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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Swallow Your Pride

  Photo: Ingrid Sofrin I’ve never had a bucket list but I’m 70 next year and that concentrates the mind wonderfully, as Samuel Johnson reputedly said. All those ‘regrets of the dying as told to nurses’ lists that pop-up on Facebook … Continue reading

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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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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 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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