Join celebrated author Sarah Selecky for a week of deep writing in the heart of Tuscany. Spring is Sarah’s favourite time to go on retreat, because equal hours of daylight
Join celebrated author Sarah Selecky for a week of deep writing in the heart of Tuscany. Spring is Sarah’s favourite time to go on retreat, because equal hours of daylight and darkness make the daily routine feel balanced and whole, without effort. Italy is perfect in late April: the wisteria is in bloom, the sun is warm without being too hot, and the trees are alive with songbirds.
Sarah Selecky, author of Radiant Shimmering Light and the prized short story collection The Cake Is for the Party will be your guide in this master class for writers of all genres, in partnership with Radiant Jane, who will be teaching Loving Kindness and leading guided meditations.
Fattoria Del Colle where you will be staying, is a gorgeous, remote hilltop estate in Tuscany where time stands still. It is located amid the only all-female owned winery in Italy. Each meal is made just for our retreat group by an award winning chef, and served on white linen table cloths. All views from the retreat campus are of vineyards and rolling hills as far as the eye can see. It is truly an opportunity to slow down, breathe deeply, and savour life.
The slow food movement began in Italy, and this philosophy has a lot in common with the way Sarah teaches. Slow writing, like slow food, should feel good, clean and fair. Our writing should be nourishing. It should connect us — to ourselves, to the earth, and to each other.
april 18 (Sunday) - 24 (Saturday)
Fattoria Del Colle
Località Il Colle, 53020
Soul Seed Media & Travelretreats@soulseedmedia.com
Fattoria Del Colle Località Il Colle, 53020 Fattoria del Colle is between the Crete senesi and the Val d’Orcia in an uncontaminated corner of Tuscany still not very well known. It covers 336 hectares cultivated with cereals, olive groves, and 17 hectares of vineyard. The country inn has 18 apartments, two swimming pools, and a villa with private pool, rooms with bathroom, a restaurant, a cookery school and a wellness centre, all in historical buildings around the 16th century villa.