Rediscover your unique creativity with fun and empowering writing holidays and workshops in the UK and Europe.
Write it Down! holidays bring people together to celebrate the power of pen on paper, to escape from the chaos of the digital world and find peace to relax, look inside themselves, and gain strength from shared experiences and memories.
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Want to know exactly what it's like on one of our writing holidays at Finca Buenvino? This poem sums it up.
Also from October I will be hosting my fantastic Evening Salons in London. I invite everyone to get together with a glass of wine and discover the mind-expanding Write it Down! method.
From October 2016 I am bringing back my popular Mums & Babies creative writing workshops in London. A wonderful opportunity to focus on and explore a time of development and creativity.
Jan spent the days sketching and painting the surroundings, wildlife and characters of the house, and had a lovely time doing so, too! Take a look at some of her work here.
Mindfulness is a core part not only of what I do, but of my life. Don’t be put off by every celeb from Goldie Hawn to Ruby Wax extolling the virtues, this particular form of awareness originated in the ancient traditions of Asia. The practices have been part of Buddhist culture for millennia and you don’t need to be a hippie to realise the benefits. You don’t need a hacienda in Mexico or an ashram in India to learn. You can buy a book and teach yourself, and practice it every day.
Stretch, flex and repose with this energising yoga routine, ideal for the morning. A taster of our Writing and Yoga retreats in Gascony, France, which are new for this year.
Artist Jan Irvine will be joining us as artist-in-residence in June, providing an opportunity for creative expression and exploration in another medium.