Creative Life Arts


Creative breathing spaces in lovely little places for creative exploration,  soulful restoration,

expressive meaning making & gentle healing's your creative me time.

A place to renew your spirit & restore your heart mind and soul.  

Exploring from the wild Heart ~ Kefalonia June 13th - 20th 2016

    "Detta, with her wonderful insights, warmth, humour and honesty, provides a soft place to fall on one of her Greek Retreats.  If you've ever wished for the world to just stop for a moment

so that you can regroup, collect your thoughts and find out what you need to make you happy...

this is the perfect opportunity."



A Women's Creative Healing Artful Retreat...


We do lovely little things with lots of laughter, joy and love.


This is a gentle kindly retreat for women everywhere who are in need of rest, relaxation, recovery,

rediscovery, restoration and replenishment....& anything else they need right now!


During this simple lovely Greek retreat you will :


*Eat delicious fresh local food *Swim in an impossibly clear blue sea *Unwind in the warm mediterranean sun *Make some wonderful expressive art (no experience needed!) *Do a little wild writing *Make new friends *Find inspiration & support *Laugh - a lot *Visit special secret places around the island that are Detta's favourite places ...... & you'll find yourself totally falling in love with life again as the beautiful Greek Island of Kefalonia weaves it's magic!


You'll go home refreshed, restored, renewed and replenished.


You'll have a deeper sense of who you are, what you want more of and with a few magical tools to help you make your dreams and heart whispers more real. You'll get plenty of quiet time to relax & reflect as well as group time so you never feel alone.


Typical Day:

8-9am  Stretch & Stroll on the nearby beach - optional guided meditation

9-10am  Leisurely breakfast

10-1.30pm  Wild Heart Workshop of painting or writing or making beach art

1.30 - 3pm   Lovely lunch with local produce whenever possible

3-5pm   Free time

5.30 -6.30pm   Regroup and reflect

6.30 - 7.30pm   Time to get ready for dinner

7.30pm    Dinner at local taverna


There will be one or two extra surprises and an optional boat trip (payable extra) to the

magical little island of Ithaca for brunch.


You will get a day or two to leave you free to explore or chill out at your leisure.


Cost includes *All Workshops in lovely places around the island

* Rrefreshments during workshops *Airport Pickups and drop off's * 7 breakfasts *four lunches *5 dinners including a welcome evening Greek meze and celebratory leaving dinner *All art materials * An Secret Kefalonia Island Trip

* A mini rune reading with Detta * Email support on returning home *Closed group facebook page to continue to play and deepen *7 Nights accomodation in local village rooms near to the sea,


£750 (Can be paid in two parts)



Flights. Drinks and snacks outside of designated mealtimes as stated. Insurance. Personal items towels toiletries etc.


(There is an option to book a package holiday yourself to Poros and pay for the workshop and island tour days only - food and refreshment not included in this option)


Detta will quietly guide you into dabbling, dipping, playing, uncovering & delving into your untapped pot of creative abundance. A little wild writing, a splosh of paint on a pure white canvas, a shake of glitter and lots of laughter will see you replenishing your soul spirit, finding time to listen to your heart whispers, uncovering forgotten hopes and finding inspiration in everyday blue sky moments!


A small group. Local village accommodation. Wonderful food. Unadulterated natural beauty.

A like minded tribe of women. Time to yourself. Lots of laughter. Support.

Inspiration. Joy and Connection.


No artistic experience needed.

Just bring your most wonderful self, with any warts wrinkles & wobbly bits most welcome.

This gorgeous retreat promises to be really lovely.....It's your HELLO ME time - you'll be glad you came


Book your place now


A bit more about the retreat


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