The word ‘boutique’ originates from the French, meaning a small shop selling fashionable clothing and accessories. More recently it has also come to mean a small company that offers highly specialised services in a specific area. It goes without saying that at a boutique business retreat the surroundings are stunning, the food is delicious, and we have hand-picked … Continue reading The 13 Key Differences Between A Boutique Business Retreat And Other Business Retreats
Last Friday, 1st March, was a national day of unplugging. Well at least it was in the US. In the 1990’s getting unplugged meant rock stars like Eric Clapton moved away from the embellishment of their electrical set-up and returned to acoustic guitars with a stripped back, purer sound, and made some stunning music. While some of today’s … Continue reading Get Unplugged Go Offline – Disconnect To Reconnect
When we observe and preserve an alert watchfulness over life, we can see the unfolding and enfolding evolution of everything - constant change. It may seem banal, but this also includes holiday cottages. I moved to Graig Ddu in 1991 – you can read the story here: https://beingatthecottage.com/2019/01/14/synchronicity-at-its-magical-best/ For 9 years I lived and worked … Continue reading The Only Constant Thing In Life Is Change
‘What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows.’ W H Davies 1911 It’s over 100 years since W H Davies wrote those words, and most of us are now hurtling through life … Continue reading What Is The Boutique Business Retreat?