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 (early bird £670)

1-8 June 2019



Next year, 2019, will be the fourth 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

Advanced Residential

Further Life Stories In The Sun

La Roane, St Antonin, France

Cost: £1,175

15-22 September 2019



In 2019 for the the third year running we return to southwest France for our Advanced Residential week. This time we're going to La Roane, the beautiful retreat established by Nigel Shamash in 1998.  La Roane is set in 20 acres of peaceful meadow and woodland, away from roads and neighbours ...  Read more