First Day in Residence at the RZSS!

So here’s my exciting news: Today was my first day as Storyteller in Residence for the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland.  I was absolutely thrilled to be appointed to this role and I look forward to giving a day a week of my time to the RZSS and its more-than-human communities over the next twelveContinue reading “First Day in Residence at the RZSS!”

Friday findings: giving and receiving

I wanted to write one last giving post before moving on to my next project (which involves giving as you will see). The act of gift giving is made in relationship, a giver must have a receiver in order for a gift to come into being.  Because stories are at heart gifts, this is echoed in storytellers needing audiencesContinue reading “Friday findings: giving and receiving”

Return of the green cocktail dress

I’ve not had much time for blogging lately, but I’ve carried on with my experiment of paying attention to giving.  Tonight, at yoga class, my cocktail dress returned.  A few weeks ago one of my yoga-mates mentioned she had a party to go to that required a vintage tea dress.  She was going to buyContinue reading “Return of the green cocktail dress”