It’s August in Edinburgh, and that means Festival time. So far I have – perhaps not surprisingly – mostly been to storytelling and poetry events. Here are a couple of listicles – although not with gifs in the way that Buzzfeed would do it, I don’t want to get too populist – of what I’ve seen and what i have yet to see. Just in case my opinions are likely to sway you. Continue reading “I Wish To Go To The Festival”
Music is a way of telling stories, and so it stands to reason that you can learn a thing or two about storytelling from music. Nowhere is this more evident than in the words of Swedish pop band, Abba. Here are three things they have taught me.
Posts on here have been sporadic of late because I’ve been putting together Homespun Threads, a book of 35 fairy stories featuring dragons, princesses, selkies, kelpies, manticores, sheep and all manner of other magical beasties. Continue reading “If You Buy This eBook Your Life Will Be Better”