Podcast: Earth Stories and the Earth Charter with Catriona Blanke

For this week’s episode, I spoke to Catriona Blanke in Germany.  Catriona is a gifted singer-songwriter and storyteller with a passion for sharing Earth Stories with joy and connectedness.  Catriona has a background in theatre and organisational change.  She offers courses and trains people in theatre and storytelling for social transformation.  She has been an EarthContinue reading “Podcast: Earth Stories and the Earth Charter with Catriona Blanke”

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”