Back from a Story-collecting Trek

…I only went as far as Lanark to visit my friend the storyteller Allison Galbraith and her bookcase of storytelling books.  I found an excellent story about Rainbow Lorikeets and a couple of good tales from South America.  As part of my residency I want to find tales for as many of the zoo dwellersContinue reading “Back from a Story-collecting Trek”

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”