And So It Begins.

SDC11459Join us on our “tree-change” adventure in rural Galicia. Leaving our city-based jobs in Sydney, and our neat suburban cottage, we travelled to Galicia in May  2018, where we bought a partially-restored 17th century house. We are based in a tiny hamlet outside the village of Ferreira de Panton, 15 km from Monforte de Lemos.

Heath is a chef, with 30 years international hospitality experience, who cooks everything from French classic cuisine, to Middle Eastern, North African, Italian, Greek and Indian rustic favourites. Sarah  works as a freelance proof-reader, while Heath teaches English and employs her cooking skills  as a private caterer.

We will host writers’ retreats while we work a small-holding on our land, with chickens, ducks, and a pair of goats. Our produce will supply Casa Girasol  with fine seasonal, organic, food, which we will swap with local friends and neighbours.

We invite you to contact us. Come and relax on our sunny terrace, at one of our writer’s events. End a day of sight-seeing in the Ribeira Sacra with a relaxing drink beside the fire-pit in our orchard, as you watch the sun set over the village houses and fields.

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Galicia, Here We Come!

A writers' retreat in the Ribeira Sacra

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