About us

Why we founded Chalk the Sun …

For two decades, we had enjoyed teaching and sharing our experience of writing and working in the media to help others fulfill their creative potential.

However, form-filling and bureaucracy in education were driving us insane so we decided to get back to basics – talking, teaching, and sharing brilliant ideas with other imaginative people. We liked the notion of working next to a nice bar with comfy sofas too… and so did some of our talented colleagues who joined us.

Ardella and Jo



Viral Vocabulary

May 5th, 2020|0 Comments

Photo: Lockdown Saturday in Oxford Street by Anne Marie Turner Shortly after 9/11 (or the 11th of September as I like to call it) every pundit, politician and bloke at the bus stop became an expert [...]

Locked down in Spain:  Social … schmocial

April 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Locked down in Spain:  Social … schmocial

  One of Gaucin's eccentric residents Two weeks after President Pedro Sanchez’s declaration of a national State of Alarm, lockdown in my little Andalusian village has already become the new normal.  Our charmed lifestyle [...]