04 Nov 2015 / Arvon Friends
Arvon has a firm commitment to making its three centres as sustainable as possible to minimise impact on the environment and we all source food as locally as we can.
The social aspect of the course were also as precious in the Arvon experience. I really enjoyed cooking for everyone and got to devour some dishes that I had never eaten before! The food was a personal highlight!
There is something about cooking and writing that go together for me. I find them equally tactile and earthy – I like the feeling of getting my hands covered in ink as much as I do in mango juice!
The dining table was solid oak the length of a tube-train and the house full of nooks and crannies, winding stairs and gleaming stone/wood floors, big fireplace, library of poetry and other books lovely food, cakes, biscuits
15 Jan 2019 / #Arvon50
The Literary Life
I have found my place at Lumb Bank,
a wooden bench outside the communal dining room,
08 Jan 2019 / #Arvon50
It was an English teacher at school who first introduced me to the word ‘Arvon’, after having seen that creative writing…Read more
03 Jan 2019 / #Arvon50
I was fortunate enough to be taken on a funded Arvon course by Apples & Snakes as part of The Writing…Read more