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The Clockhouse Retreat Diary – Part 6
Posted by Patience Agbabi in arvon, creativity, inspiration, writer's diary, writing process
Sunday 17 April:   Marvellous weather for our last full day. I power-walk to Clun and back first thing, almost stopping at the church to find John Osborne’s grave but the impulse to feel the burn is too great. It takes 45 minutes. What a contrast to the walk back last night on the m...Read More >
The Clockhouse Retreat Diary – Part 5
Posted by Patience Agbabi in arvon, creativity, poetry, writing process
Saturday 16 April:   Last night it snowed! No warning. Yesterday’s evening walk was mild and pleasant. The sun’s up now and it’ll melt soon. If it wasn’t for the photo I’d think I dreamt it. Snow in April. I guess stranger things have happened. I haven’t planned a walk tod...Read More >
The Clockhouse Retreat Diary – Part 4
Posted by Patience Agbabi in arvon, creativity, poetry, writer's diary, writing process
Friday 15 April: There’s something unusual about the Clockhouse Retreat that requires self-discipline. I’m not talking about the writing. It doesn’t take a huge amount of effort to write here, if you admit deep down it’s what you’d rather be doing most of your life and the only reason y...Read More >

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