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

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

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 coming very soon!

Stories in the Club coming very soon!

It is getting very exciting as the first ‘Stories in the Club’ Concert date draws closer, enthusiasm in the community is building and people are coming forward to offer wonderful tales of place and hope. August and September concerts are now full! August...
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.Ā Organisational storyteller, Annette Simmons used it in theĀ titleĀ of a book and subsequent workshops.Ā So let’s unpack for a bit,...
‘Stories on Foot’: connecting visitors and locals to place through story

‘Stories on Foot’: connecting visitors and locals to place through story

This year (2016), I have begun a new business called “Stories on Foot: Tales of Byron Bay and the Rainbow Region”. Here I make a start on the story of why I started it and what I want to offer people through these tours. When my kids were still quite young...
Golden Tales, local tales, stories of country

Golden Tales, local tales, stories of country

LISTEN TO GOLDEN TALE STORIES HERE: https://soundcloud.com/bayfm/sets/local-stories-under-theĀ More stories will progressively be uploaded. ā€˜Local storytellers, bards, fablers, yarn-spinners and raconteurs, take note: a new storytelling festival needs you! ā€˜The Golden...