…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 dwellers […]Read more "Back from a Story-collecting Trek"
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"
So here’s my exciting news: Today was my first day as Storyteller in Residence for the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. I was absolutely thrilled to be appointed to this role and I look forward to giving a day a week of my time to the RZSS and its more-than-human communities over the next twelve […]Read more "First Day in Residence at the RZSS!"