Storytelling

Storytelling @ Karamel Kids

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Spent this morning at the Karamel Restaurant watching Mike Dodworth the storyteller.  It was a morning of storytelling for kids. It’s a lovely arts venue and Mike captivated children (including mine) with his delightful stories featuring animals in the forest. He had a wonderful way of including his audience in the story, by allowing them to say what […]

Anansi

Artwork for Anancy the spider man

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When I do live, oral storytelling it means that every time I retell a story it is unique.  It is my interpretation and version of that story.  That’s one of the most compelling aspects of the ancient tradition of oral storytelling.  The stories are not read or memorised, they are ‘retold’. In the same way […]