Podcast: Storytelling, Permaculture and Transformative Living with Karen Noon

In this episode, I speak to permaculture educator Karen Noon. Karen originally hails from South Africa, but now lives on a small farm in Brittany, France.  Karen comes from a corporate background, but ten years ago that all changed.  Today I speak with Karen about the importance of personal storytelling in transformative education and howContinue reading “Podcast: Storytelling, Permaculture and Transformative Living with Karen Noon”

Podcast: Climate Change Storytelling from Town to Legislature with Judith Black

Join me for an inspiring chat with Judith Black, storyteller and climate activist, who has brought folktales into the belly of her State Legislature!  Judith has been telling stories for 35 years.  Five years ago, realising the full scale of the climate disaster we are facing, Judith dedicated herself and her storytelling skills to workingContinue reading “Podcast: Climate Change Storytelling from Town to Legislature with Judith Black”

Podcast: Svend-Erik Engh on Folkehøjskole, Nordic Myths and Helping People find their Voice

In this episode I talk to Svend-Erik Engh, a Danish storyteller, about plans to bring a Folkehøjskole (‘folk high school’) to Scotland. In our conversation, Svend-Erik shares the origins of Folkehøjskole in Denmark, the role of mythology in learning and the impact this form of education has on students and society.  There is some masterContinue reading “Podcast: Svend-Erik Engh on Folkehøjskole, Nordic Myths and Helping People find their Voice”