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”

From Boycotts to Girlcotts: (Re)storying neighbourhood coffee shops

On Monday, I had breakfast with a friend and colleague.  She’d emailed suggesting we meet at Starbucks to plan a project we’ve been mulling over these last few months.  Starbucks has made a fortune out of being everyone’s global/local coffee shop, storying itself as a multinational pillar of the community. This friendly neighbourhood tale hasContinue reading “From Boycotts to Girlcotts: (Re)storying neighbourhood coffee shops”

Friday Findings: coming home

On my nightstand: Geoff Mead’s Coming Home to Story In my wallet, a Love Your Indie card.  The loyalty card that works across 136 bookshops in the UK.  I picked mine up at Word Power Books. The sacred power of listening, which forms the foundation for all good storytelling. How the story of entitlement threatens allContinue reading “Friday Findings: coming home”