How the Japanese myth of the Sun Goddess Amaterasu helped me get out from under the bedcovers and shine againūüĆě

How the Japanese myth of the Sun Goddess Amaterasu helped me get out from under the bedcovers and shine againūüĆě

Last year for a long time after the so-called ‘climate election’ was lost to a coal-loving party, I felt extremely deflated. I couldn’t find much motivation or desire to shine my storytelling light, when usually that is the very thing I feel...
Stories in the Club: Tales of Place, Tales of Hope

Stories in the Club: Tales of Place, Tales of Hope

I am excited to announce that I am launching a new community storytelling concert series, beginning the afternoon of Sunday, August 13, with the support from Ngara Institute and Creative Mullumbimby. Good stories can be road maps for a life well lived. In these times...
The best story wins: amplify your environmental message using storytelling

The best story wins: amplify your environmental message using storytelling

As the power of story has been increasingly recognised, the quote ‘the best story wins’ (1) has enjoyed high circulation.¬†Organisational storyteller, Annette Simmons used it in the¬†title¬†of a book and subsequent workshops.¬†So let’s unpack for a bit,...
Green Storytelling, Bread for the Soul and David Whyte

Green Storytelling, Bread for the Soul and David Whyte

  I just got asked three great questions about storytelling and my upcoming Green Storytelling workshop in Indigiscapes, Capalaba. ¬† ¬† 1. Why tell stories? (in an age of mass distraction) ¬† ¬† 2. How can stories help ME? (ie: in this ‚Äėi-generation) ¬† ¬† 3. What can...