Summer Camp | Class Tutors
Summer Camp is here. Sharpen your pencils and get settled down to learn from our superb class tutors.
Dip your toe into summer styling & photography with our founder, Lou Archell. Nomad, Emma Rice will teach you the art of living well with the practice of Qi Gong. Kayte Ferris
teaches us all about finding our people online in a world of noise. Gemma David will guide you through incorporating meditation into your everyday. And finally, Camilla
Westergaard will advise small business owners the do’s and don’ts of selling online.
Lou Archell, is our founder of Sisterhood Camp. Lou is passionate about supporting and inspiring others whether through her workshops, writing, photography or lifestyle hacks on her blog Littlegreenshed. Lou has written features for publications including, The Telegraph and Time Out, whilst her brand collaborations range from well-loved interiors brands, to D.I.Y & Gardening giants, an international coffee brand, travel and natural beauty leaders. She loves getting outdoors, great coffee and sunshine on her face.
Gemma is a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner and meditation expert. She runs her practice, The Quiet Heart, in the vibrant and beautiful city of Bristol, UK.
Through her work, her intention is to help women feel that wellbeing is attainable and practical; that it’s possible to feel a sense of peace, clarity and connection to our bodies in our busy everyday life.
Discover ways in which Gemma can add wellbeing to your life on her website: www.thequietheart.co.uk
Kayte is a creative business coach and marketing mentor, blogger and Instagrammer living in the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales.
After working in marketing for four years, Kayte left the corporate world in 2017 to start doing more purposeful work with her marketing knowledge. She now helps amazing creative people find their own marketing clarity and direction, working together to create strategies and grow with soul.
Her blog, Simple & Season, is all about helping readers get the lifestyle they long for, whether through growing their business or slowing down their Sundays
CAMILLA WESTERGAARD - FOLKSY
Camilla Westergaard has been immersed in the world of creative indie businesses for almost a decade, first as a designer & maker stocked in Liberty’s and then as Content Lead at Folksy, the home of British craft, where she interviews makers, writes advice for other sellers, commissions articles and designs social media content and campaigns. She is genuinely passionate about supporting makers and believes there are simple, practical steps everyone can take that will help their creative business become successful.
If you want to see pictures of hedgehogs, cats and cushions, you can follow her on Instagram at @bbutterscotch www.folksy.com
Emma is a nomad. Last year she left her home in the UK and moved her family, 3 children and a dog to start a new life in Marrakesh.
Through her lifetime of research she has written an ecourse called ‘Healthy, Wealthy & Wise’.
A real life guide to getting right on top of your mental game. Or ‘Shaping up for the hustle’ as she likes to call it.
Being right on top of your game is the best place to be. The right decisions come clearer, energy is abundant, sleep is deep and restful. Sounds too good to be true right?
When Emma isn’t renovating her riad she also has a clothing business called Emma Louise Sophia
Rosie Slosek gives you a safe space and the support you need to sort out the money side of your business. She helps women like you from starting a business, to expenses, demystifying limited companies and learning how to care for your biz finances. A bit of a nature addict, Rosie is the woman who says hello to her favourite tree as she walks past and never misses her monthly Red Tent meeting. She runs a free online biz finances retreat and loves to include self care and fun in her work as much as she can. You can find Rosie at TheMoneyHaven.com.
Summer Camp | Contributors
Our brilliant writers, story tellers, practitioners and photographers from around the world.
Ariana Ruth has been living and working in London for the last five years in the food, lifestyle and publishing industry.
Ariana has also collaborated on workshops with creatives such as Marte Marie Forsberg and Local Milk. After working for the last two years in the events industry, Ariana turned her side hustle into a full time career. She is currently Managing Editor of the travel & lifestyle magazine, In Clover as well as Editor in Chief of the food magazine, Table Magazine
Bristol-based Abi has always had a passion for interior design and travel, and launched her blog These Four Wallsin 2014 to share inspiration for simple, relaxed living.
After juggling this with a busy role as deputy editor of a travel website, she took the plunge in August 2017 and left her day job to blog full-time.
She also works as a freelance writer and photographer and is known for her minimalist, calming aesthetic, as well as her love of all things Scandi.
Caroline Rowland has ten years experience in blogging, publishing and running a creative business. She first launched independent interiors and lifestyle magazine 91 Magazine in 2011 as a free online publication.
The magazine is now published in both print and digital form and is stocked in over 150 shops across the UK and internationally including WH Smith travel, Anthropologie and Selfridges.
In 2017 91 Magazine won Best Interior Magazine blog at the Amara Interior Blog Awards.
Caroline’s first interiors book The Shopkeepers Home was published in 2015, featuring the homes and shop interiors of independent shop owners.
Jen Carrington is a creative coach and writer based in Manchester, UK. She helps big-hearted creatives build impactful, fulfilling, and sustainable creative businesses and lives. She also and hosts the Make It Happen podcast too. br>Jen is passionate about encouraging creatives to be the bravest version of themselves in their work and their life, and to give themselves permission to live their creative life on their own terms every step of the way.
Claire Thomson is a chef and food writer with a career that has spanned the globe. In recent years, with the arrival of her three children, Claire has focused on writing cookbooks with her most recent, The Art of the Larder has been listed as one of the best in 2017 for Sunday Times, Telegraph, Financial Times and Radio 4 Food Program.
Claire has also contributed widely for various food publications including The Telegraph, The Guardian, BBC Good Food, Countryfile, Olive, Smallish and Ocado.
She has also appeared on the BBC’s Saturday Kitchen, BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour and Cerys Matthews BBC Radio 6.
Discover more on her website:www.5oclockapron.com
Erin Trezise-Wallace has been our Sisterhood florist since the very beginning. Bringing her talent and knowledge of flowers to teach classes on Ikebana, flower crowns and informal arrangements at our retreats and events.
Erin effortlessly combines her love of flowers and design, working as a floral designer.
Colour and form come together as she creates ephemeral bouquets and arrangements amongst styled tablescapes, always inspired by the seasons.
Originally from Canada, Erin now lives in Bristol with her husband and son, and enjoys country walks, small dogs, and the sea.
Clem Balfour is a yoga teacher and founder of Yoga Brunch Club. She came to yoga over a decade ago and teaches uplifting classes inspired by vinyasa flow (aligning breath and movement), which allows her to respond to the energy in the room.
Her classes are often set to a modern playlist, combining elements of Yin and Yang, to help balance out your energy and allow you to experience the effects of Yoga for your body and your mind.
As a passionate foodie with a desire to bring a wider community together and make yoga more accessible, she founded the Yoga Brunch Club four years ago. Designed to give you the opportunity to pause, breathe, stretch, eat and connect with a new group of people who share similar interests. Yoga Brunch Club’s popular events run monthly in London and Bristol, combining a fun, energising yoga session followed by a three-course, sit-down feast in beautiful surroundings.
Emma Lavelle is a freelance writer, keen photographer and slow-living enthusiast with an endless wanderlust. Based in the north of England, Emma writes about slow travel, a relaxed pace of life and timeless style.
Flora Jamieson is a stained glass artist and wild swimming enthusiast. She lives and works in Bridport, Dorset with her partner Mike and their 2 daughters. She likes to get in the water as often as possible.
Flora grew up close to the Kennet and Avon canal. A childhood spent crouching on the bankside, with fishing nets searching for minnows and dragonfly larvae.
One very hot summer, she dragged an old inflatable dinghy out of the shed, and spent glorious afternoons on the water, deliberately capsizing the dinghy and swimming in the soft, earthy water.
Now, Flora has children of her own, she wanted them to also experience that connection with the water. So they started seeking out wild swimming spots to wallow in.
Taking care to teach her girls about swimming responsibly and safely.
Flora is always excited about discovering a new wild swimming spot, and loves the satisfaction and contentment post-swim.
Kasia is a Polish photographer based in Bristol,UK. Shooting mostly on film. She’s interested in and inspired by women, self-healing and communities.
Kasia was shortlisted artist for the I.P.F London 2017 and her work has twice been published by I’m Not Perfect Zine.
Kasia has shot our recent self-care event in Bristol.
She also is the photographer for This is Womb an online creative project showcasing women.
Stephanie Boote began working professionally in food 8 years ago, mentored initially by pan-Balkan chef Jon Gionleka of Peckham Bazaar. And moved on to develop menus for Wild Caper in Brixton, briefly baking alongside Franco Manca co-founder Bridget Hugo.
Meanwhile, Steph started SBC and over time in London and a stint in Paris, found herself specialising in catering weddings, as well as smaller private events, cooking at family homes. Steph also is a food stylist on the side for interesting projects and cook books, as well as film.
Previous collaborations have been with: Another Escape Magazine, Yoga Brunch Club for their first Bristol based dinner, and The Evens Foundations for their Conflict Matters speakers.
Clementine is a writer and photographer living on the East Kent coast. Her website Small Acornscelebrates simple, sustainable living; featuring nutritious, seasonal recipes and travelogues from the Kent countryside and beyond.
Find out more at www.smallacornsblog.co.uk