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”

From Penguins to Tigers: Storytelling at the Zoo in 2016

2016 has gotten off to a very organised start for this RZSS Storytelling Resident.  I’ve finally edited and posted the story I crafted for the Penguin Festival (Animal Stories tab) and I’ve posted my upcoming performances (Events 2016 tab). Being part of the Penguin Festival was a thrill, as a few penguin friends stopped byContinue reading “From Penguins to Tigers: Storytelling at the Zoo in 2016”

Back from a Story-collecting Trek

…I only went as far as Lanark to visit my friend the storyteller Allison Galbraith and her bookcase of storytelling books.  I found an excellent story about Rainbow Lorikeets and a couple of good tales from South America.  As part of my residency I want to find tales for as many of the zoo dwellersContinue reading “Back from a Story-collecting Trek”