The World Tree – Jim’s Reflections

6th April, 2021By Claire RandlesBlog

Thank you to Lisa Schneidau for an evening of Ash Trees! A fascinating
weave of the Mythology and Biology of the tree Yggdrasil, which holds
together the many worlds, seen and unseen. We travelled from the
beginning in worlds of …

Talking To Strangers – Martin’s Reflections

17th February, 2021By Claire RandlesBlog

Dan Yashinsky at “A Bit Crack” on Zoom, 5 February 2021. Definitely one to remember!

I have known “A Bit Crack Storytellers” for over 26 years and the meetings, live or, more recently, on Zoom have always been places where …

Tales from the Odyssey – reflections from Jill

13th December, 2020By Claire RandlesBlog

As ever the Friday night monthly extravaganza from Bit Crack gave us a rollicking adventure expertly guided by Alexander Mackenzie.

Christine shared her fantastic flute which looked like it had been fashioned by a Hobbit for Middle earth. And what …

Awakenings – Chris Reflects…

9th November, 2020By Claire RandlesBlog

Can you be a passive listener?

We can overhear tittle tattle, pick up snippets of conversation from passing strangers gaily hands free chatting believing that no else knows they can be heard. We mishear instructions when our mind is on …

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 …