Organisations I’m involved with

The Writing Retreat

Residential and online retreats for writers, run in partnership with Kath Morgan in Cornwall. We welcome writers from Cornwall, the UK and all over the world.


The UK network that promotes writing and reading for health and wellbeing, with regional groups, a journal and events for people interested in this growing field. I’m the regional co-ordinator for Lapidus in Cornwall.


I’m a professional member of the National Association of Writers in Education, a valuable resource for writers working in education and the community. I am a member of the NAWE community sub-committee, championing and providing support to writing in the community.

Orchard Foundation

The Orchard Foundation runs introductory, intermediate and advanced courses for people interested in writing for wellbeing. I work with colleagues several times a year to provide Level 1 and Level 2 weekend courses in Bristol.

Arts Well

A social enterprise that champions the role of the arts, culture and creativity in improving health and wellbeing in Cornwall.