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Empty Your Cup

Empty Your Cup

Empty Your Cup Today, a VERY short tale from American author O Henry. Listen now https://www.buzzsprout.com/1745684/8382387.mp3 Why this story? I came across this whilst roving the mysterious place that is The Internet and it left me trying to filling the gaps. A...
The Blind Man and the Elephant

The Blind Man and the Elephant

The Blind Man and the Elephant Enjoy this narrative poem by John Godfrey Saxe. What does an elephant look like to YOU? Listen now https://www.buzzsprout.com/1745684/8259468.mp3 Why this poem? In my (no so) secret life as an oral storyteller, I often tell this as a...
Re-naming and re-framing

Re-naming and re-framing

Re-naming and re-framing As a fish hugger (compare with tree hugger), I am always baffled at how people describe sea creatures as ugly. Who do we think we are that we can make value judgements about these extraordinary living neighbours of ours? Perhaps they’d...
Desiderata

Desiderata

Desiderata It’s been a while and a great deal has happened since I decided to record something for you – Coronavirus, the final severing of the UK from the EU, the end of Trump and the beginning of Biden – and it made me think of a book that I...