Stepping Out – Malcolm’s Reflections

7th September, 2020By Claire RandlesBlog

This evening of stories from Chris and Ivanir was full of charm and depth. There was strong theme of men being trapped in their desire to control women and the various women’s response to this. In essence, however, the stories …

Campfire Evenings….

14th August, 2020By Claire RandlesBlog

The most memorable summer evenings are usually campfire evenings. From campfires on the beach with foil wrapped parcels of sweet potato nestled in the embers to the festival campfires surrounded by friends old and new, a bottle of whisky being …

Thoughts from Una, Gwen and Holly

15th June, 2020By Claire RandlesBlog

Thoughts after The Good, the Bad and the Uglier
Stories from Emily Hennessey and music from John Dipper on June 5th 2020

 

Reflections from Una, aged 9

I was excited by the magical forests and the weird trolls.

I …

Reflections at Midnight, by Jane Young

3rd May, 2020By Claire RandlesBlog

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

21st February, 2020By Claire RandlesBlog

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 …

Let a New Story Begin…

31st December, 2019By Claire RandlesBlog

Here we are, A Bit Crack and friends gathered around searching for new stories.

It was a game, a bit of fun but it got me thinking; we couldn’t change what was in front of us in the newspapers but …