Reflections at Midnight, by Jane Young

3 May 2020Blog

At Midnight when asked by Chris Bostock to “Blog Reflect” on last evening’s (May 1st) Storytelling –I immediately recalled, in a sort of, your whole life flashing in front of you moment, all that A Bit Crack has taken me …

The Owl’s Gaze – Reflections from Richard

21 February 2020Blog

The Owl’s Gaze was a remarkable and, for me, important storytelling experience. It was a story of Malcolm’s life and of his developing thinking – the stories we heard both informed those changes and represented them.

The gaze of the …

‘Stories are the way Nature teaches…’

12 December 2019Blog

Reflections on ‘Tales of Truthful Enchantment’ written by Steve

“A moment in a story in Maja’s set, before the break, became for me a motif running through Martin’s tales-within-tales in the second half. A retired railway worker covets a gold …

To Dream The Impossible Dream – A review by Mark Benjamin

6 October 2019Blog
Inviting us to follow Don Quixote, in spirit if not in deeds, Chris set the scene for our journey into the dreamtime with his usual panache, declaiming the Don’s manifesto before moving seamlessly into the story of his early life

Politics and Indian Storytelling

10 September 2019Blog

Kerima Mohideen performed an evening of storytelling with the title: If Trees Could Speak. What was striking about it was its weaving of contemporary politics with myth, story and her own experiences.

In the first half we heard a story …