Entries by Dorian Haarhoff

Creative Wordshops August 2017 Writing Newsletter

Writing Newsletter re-story, re-create and re-imagine your life and work See ‘what’s on’ for upcoming wordshops, retreats and ongoing opportunities Dear writer, storyteller, reader, traveller, lover of words, images, silences… Postcards from the Edge My mother is a great artist, but she always treated her paintings like minor postcards. (Isabel Allende)[[[) When last did you […]

What’s on – August 2017

1. Somerset West The Magic Carpeters Writing Group R580 (5 sessions) Last Wed evening of every month 18.30 – 21.30 …. we meet in an art studio. Writing exercises, conversation, energy, soup and wine. .Beginners are welcome.. make writing friends …. Current theme: writing your life as if directing a movie script. Begins Wed 26 […]

Creative Wordshops July 2017 Writing Newsletter

Writing Newsletter re-story, re-create and re-imagine your life and work See ‘what’s on’ for upcoming wordshops, retreats and ongoing opportunities Dear writer, storyteller, reader, traveller, lover of words, images, silences… Your Life your Movie A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet (Nohea) I was […]

What’s on – July 2017

Cape 1.Pringle Bay Your Life, your Movie Sat 24 June 09.30 – 16.30 R460 Life is a tragedy viewed close up and a comedy in the long shot (Charlie Chaplain) Imagine directing your life as a film. How would you work out the story board/line? How would you start it – with what dramatic sequence? […]

Creative Wordshops June 2017 Writing Newsletter

Writing Newsletterre-story, re-create and re-imagine your life and workSee what’s on’ for upcoming wordshops, retreats and ongoing opportunities Dear writer, storyteller, reader, traveller, lover of words, images, silences… Tír fo Thuinn (Land under the Wave) In Irish mythology and folklore, Tír fo Thuinn is one of the names for the Otherworld. A supernatural realm of […]

What’s on – June 2017

1.Pringle Bay Your Life, your Movie Sat 24 June 09.30 – 16.30 Sun 25 June 09.30 – 13.00 R880 Life is a tragedy viewed close up and a comedy in the long shot (Charlie Chaplain) Imagine directing your life as a film. How would you work out the story board/line? How would you start it […]

Creative Wordshops May 2017 Writing Newsletter

Writing Newsletter re-story, re-create and re-imagine your life and work Dear writer, storyteller, reader, traveller, lover of words, images, silences… Understandest thou what thou readest? Quinquireme of Nineveh from distant Ophir, Rowing home to haven in sunny Palestine, With a cargo of ivory, And apes and peacocks, Sandalwood, cedarwood, and sweet white wine.(John Masefield) In […]

What’s on? – May 2017

Cape 1.Pringle Bay Your Life, your Movie Sat 24 09.30 – 16.30 Sun 25 June 09.30 – 13.00 R880 Life is a tragedy viewed close up and a comedy in the long shot (Charlie Chaplain) Imagine directing your life as a film. How would you work out the story board/line? How would you start it […]

What’s on? – April 2017 Event Listings

We are all endowed as story-tellers. There is a mystic in every one of us. Writing is about a conversation with yourself and with others. An exchange of energies. It is a skill drawn from attention and openess – an organic process rather than a talent. In this workshop we explore our innate creativity and […]

Creative Wordshops Mar/Apr 2017 Writing Newsletter

Dear writer, storyteller, reader, traveller, lover of words, images, silences… Maps and Scape in Storyland Do stories take place in space and time or are space and time stories? (David Loy) I love encountering mythic landscape in books – sometimes the map drawn in the frontispiece – Harry Potter, Treasure Island, Lord of the Rings […]