The time has come to put up the shutters. Eighteen years after discovering the joys of digital storytelling it’s time to retire. The digistories business is now closed but this site remains in place as an archive of the techniques, skills and stories learned and created in my workshops. For me it’s time to retire. […]

The Story Box

I’ve just finished a series of workshops at Crisis Skylight in Newcastle at the invitation of Alex Henry of Curiosity Creative. It’s part of The Story Box project, with stories being gathered for public display. Among the venues for these digital stories is a one person cinema – a portable red BT Phonebox.

digistories not at ds9

I am not at ds9 which starts today in Cardiff. I have been winding down my digital storytelling business since the last project in York. Due to family circumstances and an increased workload from a charity I started I decided not be at this year’s event. I am already regretting not being there but that’s the choice […]

Last chance to book for DS8 Digital Storytelling Festival

Chapter Arts, Cardiff – Friday 14th June Just received this email from Dan Taylor in Cardiff. There are only a few days to go before the DS8 Digital Storytelling Festival in Cardiff and the booking site will be closing on Thursday, giving you only 3 days to book your place. With a fully international programme […]

What a line up for DS8 – Book Now

There’s a great line up of speakers and workshop leaders at this year’s Digital Storytelling Festival in Cardiff. DS8 is at Chapter Arts on June 14th. I hope you can come along – it’s one of my highlights of the year. You can book here    

DS8 Open for Booking

This just in from the organisers of DS8: The 8th Digital Storytelling Festival in Wales promises to inspire, encourage and showcase exciting projects across a wide spectrum of digital storytelling activity. After the success of DS7, this years event will once again be hosted by the University of South Wales’ George Ewart Evans Centre for […]

Touching Stories

The MacBooks have all but gone and the iPads are moving in. It’s time to create digital stories by touch. The iPad (and iPhone) mean digital storytelling workshops can happen just about anywhere. No need for boxes of gear – with just an iPad you can tell your story anywhere. So I took the step […]

Bring DS8 alive with your energy, insight and experience

Here’s a message from Karen Lewis – the organiser of the Digital Storytelling Festival in Cardiff in June We are looking for speakers or facilitators to run sessions for us at this year’s Digital Storytelling festival – DS8. It will be held in Cardiff at Chapter Arts Centre on Friday 14th June. If you have […]

I Want To Make A Time Machine

  I am involved in a joint bid with Riding Lights Theatre Company to use storytelling, theatre and digital coding to create an app to help families affected by dementia. To promote our bid we created this video to tell the story. The film features two people who are affected by dementia. One of them, […]

Cardiff – June – it must be DS8

The next Digital Storytelling Festival will be again be at Chapter Arts in Cardiff on Friday 14th June 2013. It’s hosted by the University of Glamorgan’s George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling. Last year’s event was a great day and there’s no reason not to be at DS8 this year. It is the one UK event that attracts a […]