Storytelling Amongst Hawthorn Blossoms

One of my favourite things about storytelling is getting to go to places I’ve never been before.  Today, Allison and I were at Cuningar Loop in Glasgow, telling stories in a teepee, sometimes with the sun beaming in on us, other times with the rain pounding down on the canvas shell. Cuningar Loop is one ofContinue reading “Storytelling Amongst Hawthorn Blossoms”

Celebrating Beltane with Stories

We launched our book on Earth Day (April 22nd) over two events at the Scottish Storytelling Centre. I volunteered to do another event, reprising my role as Talking Tree at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh for Wild Reekie (a Meetup group of more than 1000 members who all share a passion for nature and beingContinue reading “Celebrating Beltane with Stories”

On Not Hesitating to be Inspired

Lee Durrell was honored by the RZSS as one of their Tribal Elders last night, giving me the opportunity to see one of my childhood heroes speak up close and in person. I grew up on Gerald Durrell’s books and the tv shows he and Lee produced. Their stories inspired me to care about theContinue reading “On Not Hesitating to be Inspired”