Conversations With Storytellers

Conversations with storytellers. Wisdom, folk and fairy tales from our elders. A meeting with professional storytellers.

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Megan Hicks, and her husband Jack have become good friends over the years. I met them at my first 'proper' festival years ago and both of them calmed my nerves before hitting the stage. Megan tells...
September 4, 2020
Ever wish you'd met Ruth Tongue and have her tell you a story? Or traveler Betsy White? My guest today was blessed with this and many other experiences. He has been a fire eater and fisherman as well...
August 7, 2020
How are? Still listening? Thanks for being here, I know there are a lot of other things you could be doing. This conversation with Bobby Norfolk is a delight. Recorded over Zoom in Coronavirus Time...
July 3, 2020
This is the final and third part of the conversation with Len Cabral and Bill Harley. Bill had to leave, which left just Len and me. So this is just the two of us wrapping up what was, I felt a deep,...
June 19, 2020
That's right, part two! Part two of three, so if you missed the first part of this episode, have a listen to the previous episode, if you have heard this one already, go to the next, where it's just ...
June 12, 2020
I am one lucky duck. Two of New England's storytelling legends in one room, with me and a voice recorder! I got to have a conversation with both these chaps sitting in the beautiful home of Len Cabra...
June 5, 2020
Martin Shaw, poet, storyteller, mythologist. Rooted deeply in the land, performing a vision quest, and following a path to storytelling, Martin Shaw uses language rich and imaginative. His style is de...
May 8, 2020
Eshu Bumpus and I would occasionally see each in passing, say 'hi' and exchange pleasantries, but never really sat down and talked. I enjoyed his performances and he has a voice so easy to listen to ...
April 3, 2020
Odds Bodkin, the mythic maker. Odds Bodkin, is not just a medieval curse, but the name of one of America's greatest storytellers. His combination of gravitas, humor and music in his re-tellings of fol...
March 13, 2020
Ed Stivender has been telling stories for a long time. I first met him at Jonesborough a couple of years ago, and thought he was such a nice man. He came across as a very quiet and private man which w...
February 14, 2020

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