Update on the Transition Scotland Survey

Unfortunately, the response rate on the survey of the use of storytelling in Scottish transition initiatives was extremely low:  Only one person submitted a completed survey.  However, this person did report that their initiative had used storytelling.  Specifically she wrote that they had engaged in “Collecting and sharing oral histories (recording stories told by eldersContinue reading “Update on the Transition Scotland Survey”

Storylistening Podcasts Launched

I have finally posted my first two podcasts: a two-part interview with French storyteller Fiona MacLeod. I caught up with Fiona MacLeod, a storyteller from Brittany,  France, at the Scottish Storytelling Centre where she was storyteller in residence for the month of February. While in Scotland she facilitated a workshop on Contemplation, Story and PathwaysContinue reading “Storylistening Podcasts Launched”

Scottish Biodiversity Stories

An on-line project hosted by the Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh and sponsored by Scottish Natural Heritage provides a searchable data base of audio and textual stories and information about Scottish species.   The sources for these stories, and story-material, vary from interviews with elders, to scientific documents, to Scottish literature, to collections of traditional andContinue reading “Scottish Biodiversity Stories”