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Dec 20, 2019

This week I chat with storyteller, drama therapist, and Cork Yarn-Spinner Maria Gillen. We discussed strength from softness, the impact of technology on our social skills, and the passing down of wisdom from one generation to the next. 


Dec 13, 2019

A conversation recorded in South Armagh with storyteller Steve Lally. We discussed how Steve became a storyteller, the writing of his latest book, 'Irish Gothic Fairy Stories', and the importance of folklore and storytelling in modern society. 


Dec 6, 2019

This week is a solo run on making December a 'healing month' to finish the year on a positive note, which I started thinking about on the way back from a recent trip to Berlin. Every year has its challenges and highlights, and December seems to be as good a time as any to practice some self-love, looking after yourself...


Nov 27, 2019

A solo run on the merits and negatives of black Friday. Is it a good time to big a bargain, or a marketing campaign of manufactured desire and scarcity to make us part with our hard earned bills and fall over each other to accumulate more useless stuff?


Oct 11, 2019

This week I chat with Calvin James Sweeney who formed the SCOOP foundation with his brother Andy in 2009, and has been over and back from Syria 18 times to date. 

https://scoopfoundation.org/about/