This Sunday, Allison and I will be doing a storytelling drop-in for the Scottish Wildlife Trust at the Falls of Clyde reserve at New Lanark. We’re getting paid in the form of a hedgehog house (which we’ll get to help make). In preparation for the workshop, I made a hedgehog hole in the gate of our […]Read more "Hedgehog House as Payment"
Last Saturday I told stories at the Edinburgh Zoo as part of their World Rhino Day festivities. It was a surprisingly gorgeous day for September, so I told outside on the terrace around the corner from the zoo’s two greater one-horned rhinos, Bertus and Samir. It was a busy day for the rhinos who were also […]Read more "Storytelling to Raise Awareness of the Plight of Endangered Species"
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 was […]Read more "Rain Day at the Zoo"