Connecting with the land through traditional tales with Lisa Schneidau

How can traditional tales re-connect us to the landscape in ways that heal the relationship between people and the rest of nature?  In this episode,  I talk to Lisa Schneidau, a Devonshire based ecologist and storyteller, about her journey with story, nature conservation and education.  Lisa is the author of two popular collections of traditionalContinue reading “Connecting with the land through traditional tales with Lisa Schneidau”

Podcast: Amanda Edmiston from Botanica Fabula

This week, I share my conversation with Botanica Fabula’s Amanda Edmiston. Amanda is an herbalist, folklorist and storyteller here in Scotland.  She has a particular passion for reconnecting people to plants, to the land, to traditional knowledge and to each other.  While she has a number of fabulous projects on the go the focus ofContinue reading “Podcast: Amanda Edmiston from Botanica Fabula”

Podcast: Storytelling in Environmental Education — Tales with Tails Author Kevin Strauss

In this episode I speak to Kevin Strauss, author of one of  my favourite books for environmental education Tales with Tails:  Storytelling the Wonders of the Natural World.  The book includes  stories that Kevin has written or re-told along with activities that can be used in formal or informal education, by teachers, parents, park  rangersContinue reading “Podcast: Storytelling in Environmental Education — Tales with Tails Author Kevin Strauss”