By alocke, Jul 12 2017 05:56PM
We have had two wonderful Writing Retreats so far this year, both with fantastic writing and great participants. Our Iona May Retreat was blessed with wonderful weather for much of the time and writers were able to get out on the island and experience its beauty. My helpmeet on this occasion was Rebekah Spivey who came across from the USA to add her particular sparkle and inspiration to the mix. I hope we can work together sometime soon. She is very kindly putting together some of the work which will appear on my website soon. We also welcomed two participants for South Africa.
Next year’s May Retreat on Iona is now up on the website, and there are still spaces. So book soon if you can.
Rydal Hall, in the heart of the English Lake District, has just been created a World Heritage Site! Our weekend Retreat takes place in an imposing mansion with incredible gardens, a few yards from Wordsworth’s family home at Rydal Mount. Once again amazing writing and a great company of writers. I was very ably assisted by David Clemson who, as my regular co-tutor on Retreats, brings his own rich experience to the mix. He is co-ordinating a virtual booklet of some of the work, which will appear soon. Once again too, we welcomed a participant from the USA, and a great company of writers, beginners and those with more experience, from all over the UK.
I am looking forward very much to the 2017 September Writing Retreat, on that magical Isle of Iona. Booked up from very early on this year, there will be more chances to come next year for this very special experience, see my 2018 brochures on the website.