Sustainability, STEM Equals and Storytelling with Allison Galbraith

In this episode, I speak with my friend and colleague Allison Galbraith.  Allison and I co-wrote Dancing with Trees: Eco-Tales of the British Isles and she has recently launched her book Lanarkshire Folktales.  Allison is a storyteller, student of folklore, voice artist and author.  She has backgrounds as an actor and as a teacher ofContinue reading “Sustainability, STEM Equals and Storytelling with Allison Galbraith”

Become Aware and Dare to Care, my conversation with Fran Stallings about responding to environmental crises through story

How do stories help people become aware of and care about environmental issues? How does storytelling support people in daring to take action?In this episode, I speak to Fran Stallings in Oklahoma.  I met Fran through the Earth Up! Festival that she co-organised through the National Storytelling Network in April of 2021.  Earth Up! broughtContinue reading “Become Aware and Dare to Care, my conversation with Fran Stallings about responding to environmental crises through story”

Podcast: Stories for a More Beautiful World with Jenni Cargill-Strong

In this episode, I talk to award-winning Australian storyteller and workshop facilitator , Jenni Cargill-Strong.  We had a fascinating conversation covering a range of topics from enchantivism, to working with different types of stories for social change, telling stories in a country dealing with the legacies of colonialism, storytelling and place…and of course trees.  Trees seemContinue reading “Podcast: Stories for a More Beautiful World with Jenni Cargill-Strong”