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My empowering Book Week flop!

Don’t you love it when you are put in a situation that streeeetches your experience and knowledge, so that you learn  new things and develop new skills? This year, Book Week did just that for me! I had been enjoying rave reviews and responses… until I went to Milperra High, a school for newly arrivedContinue Reading

The Perfect Heart

Please read the following tale and write your own ending in the comments section. Write a short or long ending. Usually I channel my creativity into storytelling, performing or teaching. I have never been particularly crafty, except when making Vasalissa dolls. But a good friend must have sensed just what I was needing recently. MyContinue Reading

The Fairy at the Top of the Christmas Tree

 Listen to my retelling of this tale for FREE via Soundcloud. Have you ever wondered, why those of us who celebrate Christmas, bring a tree inside our homes and wind silver tinsel around the tree from the bottom right up to the top? And why lots of us hang a fairy at the very top? I’veContinue Reading

Winter Solstice and the rekindling of the Sun

On Wednesday, at least in the southern hemisphere, it will be the winter solstice. This year I celebrated early with a small story gathering. We ate soup, then shared and improvised stories by our cosy fireside. I love the sight, sound and scent of a wood fire! Stories and myths come from the realm ofContinue Reading

‘The Sparkling River’ a healing story for children of the flood by Susan Perrow

The recent devastating floods which hit many states in the country, most notably Queensland have inspired an enormous response from people across  Australia. There have been more donations than the Brisbane Council and services  could handle and more volunteers than could be used! We heard about a Sydney man who drove the eight hours toContinue Reading

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