Storytelling to Raise Awareness of the Plight of Endangered Species

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 alsoContinue reading “Storytelling to Raise Awareness of the Plight of Endangered Species”

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”