Virtual Vacation: Scotland 2015
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These posts are from my recent Write, Travel, Transform retreat in the beautiful highlands of Northern Scotland. Enjoy the journey and visit my website to see where I'm off to next http://lauradavis.net/writing-retreats/. Whether you are a beginner, an established writer, a published author, or are looking for a creative vacation with your spouse…I have a retreat for you.
Virtual Vacation: Loch Ness | As we queued up for our boat ride, I heard Julie A. singing the theme song from Gilligan’s Island.

Virtual Vacation: Loch Ness | As we queued up for our boat ride, I heard Julie A. singing the theme song from Gilligan’s Island.

Virtual Vacation: Until We Meet Again | This morning when we had our final writer’s group reading, Jackie Baritell read this poem as her contribution. I thought it captured many of the highlights of our trip and so I asked her permission to publish it here and on my blog. Here’s her piece.

The Value of Solitude: Writer’s Journey Roadmap: inspired writing prompts from author Laura Davis every Tuesday morning.

Virtual Vacation: Setting Out on A New Journey | I’m getting ready to go on my first major trip since my mother died, more than ten months ago. I am remembering how I started every travel blog I ever wrote-going to visit my mother to say goodbye.

Virtual Vacation: Setting Out on A New Journey

Virtual Vacation: The Power of Story | When I’d checked in with Margot before I called the group in from dinner, I’d asked about excluding photos or recording. She thanked me for bringing it up, emphasizing that she wanted us to “just have the ancient experience of being wrapped in the spell of story.” So no photos or iphones allowed. And wrapped up in story, we were.

The Value of Solitude: Writer’s Journey Roadmap: inspired writing prompts from author Laura Davis every Tuesday morning.

Virtual Vacation: Clava Cairns | On this ten-day Write, Travel, Transform trip, we alternate a couple of days centered at “home” at Newbold House, with tour days. Today was one of our all-day tour days.  Our first stop was Clava Cairns, laughingly described by one of our writers on the bus as “Stonehenge for wee people.”

Virtual Vacation: Clava Cairns | On this ten-day Write, Travel, Transform trip, we alternate a couple of days centered at “home” at Newbold House, with tour days. Today was one of our all-day tour days. Our first stop was Clava Cairns, laughingly described by one of our writers on the bus as “Stonehenge for wee people.”

Virtual Vacation: Laikenbuie Farm | This was no ordinary farm tour. I volunteered right away when Peter asked if anyone wanted to drive the ATV.

Virtual Vacation: Laikenbuie Farm | This was no ordinary farm tour. I volunteered right away when Peter asked if anyone wanted to drive the ATV.

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