I can free my mind here. I feel like I have been given the gift of time. I don’t have to worry about how to pay the rent. I have the opportunity to explore other ways of writing. Now is the time to experiment.
On Tuesday 30 April, Estelle will speak at the Alliance Française in Wellington 6-8pm. The talk is called “Entre Voyage et Écriture” and everyone is welcome, entry free. Come to Level 3, 78 Victoria St. to meet Estelle, the Randell Cottage Trustees and Friends Committee members. She leaves the cottage on May 6.
Historic Randell Cottage in Wellington, New Zealand, has been a writers’ residency since 2001. In partnership with the Embassy of France, New Zealand-France Friendship Fund and Creative New Zealand, the Randell Cottage Writers Trust provides a six-month residency each year to a French and NZ writer respectively.