A leap of courage

August 19th, 2014|

Gabrielle’s group was  mixed in terms of yoga experience and included a couple of men who were completely new to it. Sent off by their wives as a surprise gift, they approached it at first […]

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Oxbridge Forum in Fiji 2015

July 7th, 2014|

Come and join Oxbridge alumni from all around the world – USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand,  Hong Kong and Fiji for our second long weekend Fiji forum. It’s a hugely enjoyable and wildly stimulating long weekend of talks, discussion – and lots of Fijian food, kava and kayaking, swimming and singing. The weekend is being hosted by Oxbridge alumni John and Delia Rothnie-Jones who own Daku Resort and are joint Presidents of the Fiji Oxbridge Society.
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Fires and photos en plein air

July 3rd, 2014|

The challenges of painting en plein air  (painting in the open air rather than in a studio) are many – such as preventing your easel from toppling over in the wind, finding a spot on […]

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A week of drawing fearlessly

June 24th, 2014|

I arrived at Daku on Saturday 26th May, and our workshops started the next day and continued each morning until our last on Friday 2nd May.  We went and created our drawn images in  a number […]

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Oxbridge alumni forum: What runs faster than a horse……

June 20th, 2014|

The Oxbridge alumni forum over the Queen’s birthday weekend  was a long weekend of going back to college life. Talks, lengthy and impassioned discussions, good food prepared at regular times, playtime and relaxation in between […]

Yoga In Daily Life: Hari Om

April 13th, 2014|

We have just hosted His Holiness Vishwaguruji Paramhans Swami Maheshwaranand ji and a large group of his followers – who refer to him more simply as Swamiji.

Swamiji is the founder of the worldwide movement Yoga […]

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Heart opening yoga to open the new year

January 28th, 2014|

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Nia: free-flow mellow to fast paced hard-ass

October 24th, 2013|

Sophie Marsh is a phenomenon. She has the energy of a meteorite. She has a smile that lights up dark corners. She has an infectious joy in dance that radiates out from her body as […]

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Endless inspiration in the waters of the island

October 6th, 2013|

Mark Waller is above all a lover of water, and in Fiji he found endless excitement and inspiration in the waters of the island – the shapes and shadows of the coral reefs below the […]

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300 palms and more…..

September 26th, 2013|

Earlier this year Jim Valentine opened his Flora Tropica Gardens just 3 k down the road from Daku and since then we’ve sent a lot of our guests to visit them. The gardens have a […]

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Beaches, bays and Savusavu town

September 16th, 2013|

Leonie Norton’s week of Botanical Art and Holiday Sketching earlier this year was another week of combining the glorious flora of Fiji with the pleasures of leaning to capture the local sights in sketches. Leonie […]

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Oxbridge Easter weekend

August 25th, 2013|

This was a long weekend of delightful indulgence for us. We invited the alumni of our own alma maters to come and enjoy each other’s company, and as part of it, give a talk of […]

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