There was also a lone male journalist present, who wrote about his experience for the Evening Standard - and you can read a short version here
The workshop was filmed by the BBC for the popular ONE SHOW - but I have no idea how to include the video on this site.
I love the hyper-hyper feeling of losing touch with reality which being on telly produces - and it's quite gratifying when your mates are telling you that they've seen you in the paper.
But it's all rather time-consuming and I've suddenly realised that I have a book to write before I head off to Tuscany for my annual creative writing course.
So while I think about Hassan and Ella - why don't you tell me what you've been doing in your corner of the world?