“In the mountains, there you feel free.”
T.S. Eliot, The Wasteland
"In my time at Joya: AiR, these lines were often with me. In the peace of gazing over the mountain range as I sipped coffee in the mornings and in the solitude and space
I had to contemplate and write. Complemented by the inspiration and camaraderie of other artists and writers from varied countries and backgrounds, Joya: AiR created a perfectly balanced physical, social, and internal landscape which fostered my own creative process.
The spirited discussions and laughter over delicious meals, the sharing of work, and the power of Simon and Donna’s vision remain with me still.
As of course do the swales"!
Susan Mockler is a clinical psychologist and writer living in Toronto, Ontario.
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