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”

Festivals and Social Transformation, a Conversation with Dawne McFarlane

In this episode, I catch up with Dawne McFarlane, Artistic Director of the Toronto Storytelling Festival.  Dawne discusses how festivals  provide leadership in promoting a global culture of respect and gratitude through the art of storytelling.  Festivals are one of the places where diverse people meet up and can find common ground.  Dawne shares howContinue reading “Festivals and Social Transformation, a Conversation with Dawne McFarlane”

Podcast: Climate Change Storytelling from Town to Legislature with Judith Black

Join me for an inspiring chat with Judith Black, storyteller and climate activist, who has brought folktales into the belly of her State Legislature!  Judith has been telling stories for 35 years.  Five years ago, realising the full scale of the climate disaster we are facing, Judith dedicated herself and her storytelling skills to workingContinue reading “Podcast: Climate Change Storytelling from Town to Legislature with Judith Black”