Secret Landscapes, Orford Ness, October 19-21, with Tamar Yoseloff.
‘Food was absolutely amazingly wonderful and lovely and pretty and delicious’
‘Being with other writers allows a focus on my work that no other situation offers’
Life Writing – Life Matters, April 13-15, with Lynne Rees.
‘Time away from the distractions of home to just write – to reflect on where I am in my writing and where I might go’
‘I was able to address issues which are blocking my writing progress’
Harvest Weekend Residential including the Apple Walk, in Mendham, October 14-16, with Tamar Yoseloff. See Rachel’s blog at the Metfield Stores website below and link to Tamar’s http://invectiveagainstswans.tumblr.com/
‘I loved all of it – the food was lovely, the setting is perfect – very restful and peaceful to let the poems through…’
‘A wonderful weekend again with you and Bronwen the perfect hosts. You anticipated our needs at everystage and the food was delicious and plentiful. Thank you.’
Pictures from the Poet in the Landscape weekend residential in Mendham, April 8-11, 2011, with some quotes about the weekend from our participants. Our tutor was Tamar Yoseloff with our guest poet, Anne Berkeley.
‘Great guidance and support given over the weekend…such a fabulous venue and delicious food…If this is what weekend workshops are made of then I am a big fan.”
‘I really enjoyed the weekend, very well organised, great company, tuition, food and some wonderful poetry. It was only when I was trying to write again that I noticed the difference and improvement.’
‘Thank you so much for giving us that marvellous weekend. I learned such a lot about the different kinds of nature poems, and the various approaches you can take if you want to write a nature poem (and I do!)’
‘I loved the weekend: great sharing writing and ideas as well as good food and weather.’
Pictures from the How to Write for Children weekend residential 5-7 November 2010 and quotes about the weekend from our participants:
‘Really felt a homely and easy environment in which to learn comfortably.’
‘Lovely course and very useful.’