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”

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!”

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”