Earth Up! Storytelling Festival April 9-11

The National Storytelling Network in the US is hosting Earth Up! this coming weekend. Three days of stories and workshops for the earth. Through the magic of Zoom, re-storying will be happening internationally around biodiversity, climate change and nature connection. Lots of interesting workshops to be taken, stories to be listened to and conversations toContinue reading “Earth Up! Storytelling Festival April 9-11”

Storytelling Amongst Hawthorn Blossoms

One of my favourite things about storytelling is getting to go to places I’ve never been before.  Today, Allison and I were at Cuningar Loop in Glasgow, telling stories in a teepee, sometimes with the sun beaming in on us, other times with the rain pounding down on the canvas shell. Cuningar Loop is one ofContinue reading “Storytelling Amongst Hawthorn Blossoms”

Rain Day at the Zoo

The Edinburgh Zoo in the rain was a much busier place than I anticipated.  Despite the liberal peppering of yellow weather warnings on the Met office website, there were three eager families ahead of me in line for admission. Long-time volunteer Heather had offered to take me on her own personal tour of the zoo.  She wasContinue reading “Rain Day at the Zoo”