Working for Arvon at The Hurst

Earlier this month I spent a glorious week at The Hurst, Arvon’s house in Shropshire, working with the brilliant Tom Chivers on a ‘Tutored Retreat with Walking – Poetry and Non-Fiction’. The weather was ideal, not too hot, not too wet. And the participants were lovely people who really gave it everything, allowing the magic that’s in the very walls of The Hurst to do … Continue reading Working for Arvon at The Hurst

Writing the borders of darkness

This August, I’ll be leading three walking and writing workshops, part of Dark Fest, a hugely imaginative festival of all things night which is planned for November 2021. The photo above is of Sal Tonge’s brilliantly-lit dancers, photographed by Ben Osborne. My workshops are booking now – three separate opportunities to walk a short way into the Long Mynd as night falls – Saturday 14 … Continue reading Writing the borders of darkness