When I began thinking of ideas for my new book of ‘Caribbean folktales’ I knew that gathering the stories would unravel many more stories and memories. Part of my research entails speaking to people from the Caribbean islands. I know quite a few Caribbean folktales that I often tell when Storytelling but for my book, […]
‘As dawn kissed the sky, she looked out of her window and saw a ball of flames darting through the tamarind trees. The shape-shifting Soucouyant had found her victim.’ I’m very excited to announce that I’m writing a new book – a collection of Caribbean Folktales which will be published by The History Press. These […]
It was a wonderful evening listening to the debut performance of Baden Prince Jr tell Caribbean folktales. Sef Townsend hosted the night and took a few stories from the floor. Wendy shared one of her favourite folktales which tells of our harmony with nature and the earth, to a warm storytelling crowd!
The Next Step. I’ve recently returned from a brilliant 2 day storytelling workshop, led by Michael Harvey. I’ve had the priviledge of attending one of his intensive performance courses at the Bleddfa Centre in Wales and so I knew this was going to be excellent. Our venue was Little Holland house – now a museum […]
Pupils turning apples and money to gold like King Midas
A day of storytelling in the Spinning Yarns Tent
Pupils sharing their favourite part of the story with Wendy
Wendy was thrilled to be one of the Storytellers at the Bradford Literature Festival along with a diverse array of authors and poets. Setting up for Day 2 at the Bradford Literature Festival City Hall Green Room Inside Bradford City Hall