Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Mahabharata (again) and the power of stories

On a delayed train journey at the weekend I finally made it to the end of the “teaching books” of the Mahabharata. I am so relieved. I thought the battle books were largely boring, but I was little prepared for … Continue reading

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Jataka Storytelling event, Edinburgh, 23rd November

Storytelling poster All are welcome to an upcoming Jātaka storytelling evening here in Edinburgh. Storytellers Steve Killick and Mark Rivett will retell a selection of the tales with a short introduction and Q&A session hosted by myself. Where: Scottish Storytelling … Continue reading

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