Chasing the Sun

Walk the green earth. Scour the sky above the chalk hills. Your troubles will follow you, whatever the age. But did a hero once walk among us? Did a mother raise her son? Did he grow to face our fears – and will that sun rise again? On Tues 11th Feb I’m thrilled to be … More Chasing the Sun

CD on the way…

What’s happening here…? We’re doing some recording, that’s what! I’m making a CD of some of my favourite, most familiar, trusty tales to tell. The hits, if you like! From Sussex, Wales and also a bit from Berkshire where I grew up: if you’ve seen me telling at a festival or community fair, it’ll sound … More CD on the way…

A Welsh Dreaming? People, Place and the Past in the Mabinogion

One thing that was on my mind a lot this last summer is the Mabinogion – specifically the fourth branch, “Math ap Mathonwy”. For those of you wondering what these unfamiliar words mean, the Mabinogion is a cycle of interrelated Welsh stories found in two manuscripts from around about the fourteenth century; there are four … More A Welsh Dreaming? People, Place and the Past in the Mabinogion