The Stories We Tell

personal insight workshops with


We run residentials abroad for all sorts of reasons, not least that we like being in the sun! Being away from home, in unfamiliar surroundings, accentuates the feeling of retreat and opens the senses wide to new experiences and ideas.

It also offers joyful and enriching opportunities to share in a group and make new connections. A central feature of these residential workshops is time to explore personal experiences through reflective and creative writing.

Foundation Residential

Life Stories In The Sun

Cortijo Romero, Andalucia, Spain

Cost: £730

19-26 May 2018



This will be the third year we've returned to run a week-long workshop at Cortijo Romero, Spain’s leading centre for personal development holidays. The beautiful former farmhouse sits in the mountains of Andalucia, a short distance from Granada – a peaceful, restorative place to which people return year after year. Read more ...

Foundation Residential

Explore Your Story, Live Life More Fully

Skyros Centre, Skyros, Greece

Cost: £1,295 (For a discount of 10% available only to friends of The Stories We Tell, quote promotional code JSJ10. Offer closes 30 June.)

21 July-3 August 2018



We're very excited to have been invited in 2018 for the first time to lead a course at the Skyros Centre, on the glorious Greek island of Skyros. Established 40 years ago, Skyros "offers the independent traveller the holiday that opens the heart, expands the mind, recharges the body and uplifts the spirit." Read more ...

Advanced Residential

Further Life Stories In The Sun

Os Figueiros, Canezac, France

Cost £950

2-9 September 2018



Os Figueiros is an ancient bastide lying amongst the forests and valleys of the Segala, South West France. With its timeless stone buildings, flowering meadows and figs trees, large gardens and pigeonnier, it's a place of natural tranquillity where you will feel sheltered and far from the stresses of modern day living. Read more ...

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