Community Arts Projects

Community Arts projects are an important part of my work and so I was delighted to work with Rose Tinted Rags (RTR) for the 2019 Ledbury Poetry Festival. We held ten poetry workshops at RTR’s colourful headquarters in Union Street, Hereford. RTR is a social enterprise that provides creative arts projects, textile up-cycling and training […]

Wellbeing Workshops with TMW

Story Space Wellbeing Workshops use an enjoyable form of movement meditation to promote physical, mental and emotional health. TMW distills the essential qualities of Tai Chi and Chi Kung and uses a short sequence of movements to explore mindfulness. Tai Chi Movements for Wellbeing has been established for over ten years and is delivered in […]

Employee Engagement and Storytelling

Employee Engagement, like a good story, is recognised as being greater than the sum of its parts, and the MacLeod Report ‘Engaging for Success’ showed a strong correlation between a highly engaged workforce and improved levels of productivity and innovation. Benefits also include greater employee retention and lower rates of absence. Company Culture Employee Engagement describes the […]

Storytelling and Leadership

‘People join with the narrative, rather than follow the leader,’       Parry and Hansen 2007. Harness the Power of Storytelling Stories can be very persuasive. They shape our views of the world and influence our actions and this power can be harnessed by leaders at any level of an organisation. An authentic story distils your company’s […]

A Story in Facts & Figures

In December I was at the ‘Evening of Poetry, Music and Wine’ arranged for the Festival Friends and Volunteers at the Burgage Hall. It was a great evening and I enjoyed catching up with old friends, meeting new ones, and listening to a fine selection of Christmas poems with intervals of beautiful recorder music. I […]