(… or, “What I Did On My Holidays, part 1,” because I couldn’t resist a reference to my favourite Fairport Convention album.) I’ve been having all sorts of exciting chats recently about a fascinating bit of work I got involved with over the summer. Thanks to Robb Johnson, Angie Travis of the NEU, and the … More Filming Brighton’s radical heritage!
Hi all! How are you doing? I hope you’re doing okay and finding plenty to keep you cheery. I’ve had a wonderful rest over August – although I’ve fitted in some interesting visits to locations of stories AND contributed to a very interesting lefty heritage/local history project, both of which I shall post about asap…! … More First gigs of the autumn!
Book now for Footprints storywalks at the Devil’s Punchbowl tomorrow! I’ll be leading you through the history of human interaction with the landscape, from the deepest past to modern times, with a good strong dash of folklore and myth thrown in. … More History and prehistory in Hindhead tomorrow!
I’m really excited to announce an event coming up later this month, and a fascinating project I’ve been involved in since May. On Thurs 29th Jul, I’ll be leading storywalks at Hindhead Commons, Surrey, looking back at how human actions have shaped the landscape since the earliest times. This is is just one activity at … More FOOTPRINTS – tales of ecology and human impact in the Surrey Hills
Hello all! Just to let you know of some exciting new events I’m involved in over the coming month or two: On Thurs 10th Jun (this week!) I’ll be part of an online session in the University of Sussex’s Festival of Ideas. Rave today! is a panel discussion by Sussex students and teaching staff, exploring … More Events coming up – online and in person!
Hi all! How was your festive season? As restful and nourishing as it could be, I hope. I had a good break, and am pleasantly surprised to realise I have a run of gigs ahead of me to start the New Year! But first of all, an apology: some of you might remember that I … More New Year of gigs
Hi all. First of all, some sad news – unfortunately the event at King John’s Nursery on Sat 7th Dec has had to be CANCELLED. I’m very sorry about that, but stay tuned, I hope to be telling stories there again in the future. BUT, so as not to bring a total downer, I have … More Wintery gigs update
Some photos from last night at Glow Wild, Wakehurst Place, where I was storytelling and welcoming guests to the lantern trail, courtesy of the splendiferastic Bard and Troubadour. I can’t wait ’til my next slot there on 20th Dec. Is truly beautiful! Do go if you can. (And while I’ve always had a strict aesthetic … More Glowing Wild last night
Among the many new gigs I’ve got coming up, I’ll be at two really special events at King John’s Nursery, Etchingham. First, I’ll be joining all comers on Sat 12th Oct on a journey into local history on their Time Travel Trail: all sorts of fun family activities, afternoon tea, and stories delving into the … More Trails through time and the sky at night…
I’m getting to spend an awful lot of time storytelling in Lewes these days, which has given me loads of opportunities to explore. There are so many beautiful little spots around the town, and they look all the more special in this glorious sunny weather we’re having. Last month it was the Westgate Chapel for … More Lots of Lewes