Happy New Year all! My first gig of the year is on its way: an online telling of the Norse tale that inspired Tolkien, Wagner and countless others. The Saga of the Ring is the spectacular and tragic tale of Sigurd the hero, Brunhild the valkyrie, Fafnir the dragon and the cursed treasure that might … More Norse myth online this month…!
Two very different, but very exciting, gigs coming up this December! On 5th Dec, I’ll be joining the spectacular Jason Buck online for a double-header selection of Stories of Re-Enchantment: tales to remind us of the magic in the world around us… From Native American memories of the last Ice Age, to the spirits of … More Gigs for December
Hello folks! This week I had the pleasure – and the honour – of being interviewed for the Crecganford YouTube channel, on the subject of storytelling itself! It was fantastic fun. We covered how I got into storytelling, how to practice telling stories, what stories MEAN to society, and LOADS more – and talked about … More Two new videos! An interview, and a tale
It’s true; it’s real – this is going to happen. Rachel Levy and I will be bringing back our recreation of the Saga of Hervor and Heidrek as part of Brighton Horrorfest 2019. This Icelandic saga of loss, betrayal, harsh dooms and cursed swords will be right at home – and with our telling to … More The Saga of Hervor and Heidrek returns…
Well, it was a lot to cram in, and family commitments and car problems only added to the adventure; but I think I just had some of the best gigs of my life. The Time Travel Treasure Hunt at Hangleton’s Our Place on Saturday was an amazing success. The whole event was fantastic, the weather … More Wow. What a weekend…
Hello all! Sorry it’s been a little while since I’ve posted anything – but it’s certainly not because I’ve been idle. The Marriage of Njord and Skadi launch gig was WONDERFUL – thanks a million to Katy Rodda, Dryadic, Rachel Levy, the Jolly Brewer pub, and most of all my mucker Simon Russell for a … More News, reviews and COMING GIGS!
More Old Norse stuff to look forward to: at the end of the month I’ll be running a workshop at this activity day, using storytelling to engage and inspire local Girl Guides with Viking history and STEM subjects (a very fruitful mix of topics, you’ll find!). And best of all, to finish the day my … More Viking Adventure Day for Lewes Girl Guides!
Hello again all! Just a quick one to share this warm and welcoming pick from another new storytelling night in Sussex. The Mid Sussex Storytelling Club opened on 25th Feb at TOM’S FOOD in Cuckfield, nr Hayward’s Heath – and a fantastic night it was too. Cracking storyteller and host Jason Buck took this fun … More Happy memory of a new storytelling night
THANKYOU everyone who pledged to our Kickstarter for the Marriage of Njord and Skadi comic. The interest and enthusiasm smashed all our expectations – the total was not only met within the first three days, we even broke both of our giddy “what if…?” last-minute targets of £2000 and reaching 300% of our original total. … More We did it! Comic will exist!
It’s happening! Crowdfunding for The Marriage of Njord and Skadi has officially LAUNCHED! Simon Russell and I have written a comic exploring an old Norse myth, and we need YOU to help us print it. Visit our Kickstarter campaign to pre-order a copy, and we get closer to reaching our total! The comic tells the … More Fund our comic NOW!