Armed Forces Community Presents …..






Live in York? Have a story to tell about military life? Want to expand your media skills? I am running a series of workshops in the city linked to York Stories 2012 called Armed Forces Presents. York is a great military city and has been ever since the Romans built their Legionary Headquarters here two […]






Almost over at DS6






I always find events like DS6 stimulating and exciting. There are lots of good things about being your own boss, but one thing I miss about my former workplace is the interaction with other people doing a similar job. So festivals, conferences and events are the places where I am inspired and invigorated. Ideas flow, […]






New friends and contacts






I’m reflecting on the new contacts and friends made on my trip to the far east. They have enriched my life and I hope will continue to do so.











Singapore Keynote






I was invited to deliver the keynote address to the 2nd Asian Digital Storytelling Congress in Singapore on Sept 4th 2010.
This is the text of my presentation











Powerful Stuff






There are four participants in my workshop this week. A wide age and ability range but with the small number I hope to give each one the individual attention they will need. We are surrounded by talent here in Harrogate and to take advantage of what’s in offer in other workshops we are joining the […]






digistories workshops return to Summer School






  I am returning to the Riding Lights Summer Theatre School this summer with two digistories workshops under the title multistory.net. The event is loads of fun and you have the chance to enlist for a digital storytelling workshop as just one part of the week’s activities. Personally these are the most frantic workshops I […]






DS5 – Time to book for the UK's only Digital Storytelling Festival






I am delighted that one of the keynote presentations at DS5 in Aberystwyth will be delivered by Alex Henry of Culture Shock. I trained the teams for this project back in 2008 and now they’re teaching me things.  Joe Lambert the Founding Director of the Centre for Digital Storytelling is also on the programme. I missed […]






Linked thoughts






Some thoughts on things I’ve seen for September 10th from 09:07 to 09:07: A Storied Career – There's a free ebook available on this site. Worth a look.






Linked thoughts






Some thoughts on things I’ve seen for May 19th from 07:22 to 12:15: Vicar’s shed for ex-cons – Yorkshire Evening Post – This is one of the stories I recently recorded at a workshop for the Yorkshire and Humber Faiths Forum. What does social capital have to do with digital inclusion? : Connected Communities – […]






Something borrowed, something green …






This story was inspired by a car key fob from the magic story bag I borrowed a hundred pounds from my grandma to buy my first car. I don’t know why she was so willing to lend it to me. Perhaps, to her, it wasn’t a lot of money. For me it was a fortune […]