Coming into Beings

Travel isn’t just about going places. It’s about the experiences you have, and the people you meet. That’s the idea at the heart of Beings – a brand new magazine about the human side of travel. It…

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River Heart Retreats

We’re running our first yoga teacher training course on 11-22 May 2018. 100 hours over 10 days in a retreat setting to study Yin Yoga; a healing and restorative practice working with Chinese meridian theory. Our family…

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Creative retreats

Creative retreats with international teachers including Dark Angel and 26er Neil Baker here in the gardens of Riverheart Retreats. Painting, Yoga, Writing & Meditation weeks in the hills of Andalucia – chill in a tepee, paddle in…

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A KIST IN THYME

I’ve been working with school children from Doune Primary school (who joined me for 26Twits) and community elders to create words, potions, art and stories using archive material about using traditional plant cures and healing stones. The…

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Advent Calendar at Sidekick Books

We’re doing an Advent Calendar of diabolical mixtures over at Sidekick Books, including Twitterbots splicing unlikely poetry bedfellows, play-poems and collages. Highlights include a bot imagining Gertrude Stein hosting a QVC Homewares segment (@Gertrudes_Gifts) and a play-poem…

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Riverheart Retreats

Packed up my life into a van and hot footed it to Southern Spain to set up Riverheart Retreats, in a jungle garden by a river on the outskirts of a town surrounded by mountains. A ludicrous…

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Undiscovered Treasures

Writing project based on the 26 Treasures project of 2012 with The Royal Scottish Museum in which I was a participating writer. It was based this time on the small but beautiful Annan Museum in Dumfries and…

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Birdbook

At Sidekick Books, we’ve just finished a massive six-year four-volume project called Birdbook, in which we commissioned one poem and one illustration for every species of British bird. Our final volume covered Saltwater and Shore. Kirsten Irving…

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Words of wisdom - 26

What does it take to become a writer? Francesca Baker investigates, with a little help from members of 26. https://www.26.org.uk/features/articles/words-of-wisdom

What does it take to become a writer? Francesca Baker investigates, with a little help from members of 26. A love of writing, a desire to see words in print, and a passion for communication are ... See more

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I’ve made daily writing my New Years resolution and you should too

Happy New Year! As a resolution, why not try to write daily? Science says it's good for you! (link: https://tnw.to/2Df1Yod) tnw.to/2Df1Yod

The end of the year is just around the corner, and you know what that means: It’s time to think about New Year’s resolutions. A few years ago, a friend of mine told me about how she started ... See more

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Photo by Lucy Beevor
Image by Tony Linkson
Found on the island of Giglio, Italy by Chris Bird.
26 Screenshot by Lara Muth
I live at number 26, and this is my bin!  Rebecca Thomas
Captured in Venice by Elen Lewis
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Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Spotted by Marin Lee at the Serpentine in Hyde Park
Spotted in Copenhagen by Helen MacKinven.
Spotted on the airfield of Tivat airport in Montenegro by Martin Lee
I took this picture in a fabulous vegan and raw food restaurant in Turin - Ezri Carlebach
Spotted in Capri by Laura Hunter
Woods near Jouqueviel, Midi-Pyrenees, 10 minutes after I had told my walking group about 26. They gave me a funny look. By David Mathews
Image by Ed Pritchard
Image by Lydia Thornley in Krakow
Spotted in Belfast by Jonathan Holt
From Christmas travels in Krakow by Lydia Thornley
Night time lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley
Daytime lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley
26 Venice Street, Mornington, Australia by Aimee Chalmers