The Power of Story: The Chide of Frankenstein

A few weeks ago we held a storytelling workshop with our sister company Just Add Water. Twenty people from a variety of organisations joined us to celebrate World Storytelling Day. Over the coming weeks we’ll be sharing some of the crazy and marvellous stories the participants created. Here’s the first. Hope you enjoy… The Chide of Frankenstein Once upon a …

I wanna be Amy (Improv ‘lesson’ one)!

In a bid to ‘sharpen the saw’ I’ve started to participate in some formal training on practices I’ve been… practicing (?) for the last forty years. I love to learn and I love to get new tools to play with. So, last night was my first session in a six week course on developing fundamental improvisation skills. The session is …

Story 1: Mary Poppins and Lessons In Leadership

The festive period tends to bring out the kid in most of us. This was never more obvious to me than when I spent one of the relaxing (if rather wet) days between Christmas and New Year’s watching Disney’s film version of Mary Poppins. I’m a fan of Mary. It’s partly her mischievous sense of fun (that twinkle in the …