Rebecca Hubbard has a special affinity with nature and runs creative writing and art workshops inspired by landscape, gardens trees etc. In summer, for example, she offers a residential writing course that draws on the idyllic landscape at Flatford Mill, where Constable once painted. She is both an experienced writing tutor and a published writer. Rebecca currently combines being a professional gardener at a Camphill Community for adults with special needs with teaching for Buckinghamshire Adult Education. Her recent book, The Garden of Shadow and Delight is an anthology of short ‘meditations’ on the garden, and is published by Cinnamon Press, 2014. (See details at: http://www.cinnamonpress.com/product-item/the-garden-of-shadow-and-delight/.) Her poetry appears in various magazines and she worked for several years as a freelance journalist writing features for the nationals on a wide range of subjects. She is a trained Steiner teacher, studied art history at Sussex University and has an MA in creative writing. Rebecca practises a silent meditation of the heart and for the past 12 years has attended the Quaker meeting at Watford.
I have just returned from a retreat that was held at Claridge House. I can`t recommend it highly enough, the friendly staff, fabulous vegetarian food , beautiful gardens and the lovely clean and airy rooms all added up to an absolutely wonderful stay - June 2017
Our first visit here and we certainly feel we are going away with `rest and renewal`. We enjoyed the comfortable accommodation, had a lovely massage and the daily quiet times were also very special for us - January 2017
The room was spotless and very comfortable, the vegetarian breakfast was gorgeous, lovely fresh produce, dairy free and gluten free items too. Tranquillity and peace all around in the lovely 2 acres the house is set in - June 2017
Everything. Lovely friendly staff. Good food. A cosy "feel at home" style place amongst trees and green, giving peace and calm. Surely would stay again! So close to Gatwick Int. Airport. That`s a real convenience for foreign travellers - November 2016
Wonderful and welcoming staff, who were very attentive and happy to help. Beautiful property with large clean rooms. This is a health retreat as well as b&b style accommodation, so no TV in the rooms or alcohol. Very close to the village for dinner or drinks though - October 2016
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