Carla and the Romantic Frigate Birds

The Galapagos Islands are an ark of diverse life and in her story Carla wanted to tell us about the many species there that can be found nowhere else and about the beautiful ways these animals court and raise their young.  Frigates who puff up their chests with love, seals, tortoises, marine iguanas, blue footed … Continue reading Carla and the Romantic Frigate Birds

Its lucky we had Chung Kwan to tell a story in Cantonese.

CK shared the story Is it Lucky or Unlucky When an Old Man Loses his Horse? And asked her audience to reconsider good and bad luck, a tricky thing to do. We feel it was our good fortune to have the story told. Thank you for sharing this tale with us.   This story was also … Continue reading Its lucky we had Chung Kwan to tell a story in Cantonese.

Superb Storytelling

How many stories were woven this year at Around the world in 80 Tales? Ten and ten again and then two more at least as tales in Afrikaans, Te Reo Maori, Gaelic, Cook Islands Maori, Hindi, Spanish, Cantonese, New Zealand Sign Language, and Arabic were retold in English - and some translated into NZSL as … Continue reading Superb Storytelling