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These lovely #vouchers for the @audible_uk #audiobook of #MrTumnal will be up for grabs in the @abingdonconcertband #Storytelling concert on Saturday!

https://scontent.cdninstagram.com/vp/577a47bf5b4e8ce1eebb6b62107de785/5C9E231F/t50.2886-16/56012175_1022990267890723_5797689907578253842_n.mp4?_nc_ht=scontent.cdninstagram.com These lovely #vouchers for the @audible_uk #audiobook of #MrTumnal will be up for grabs in the @abingdonconcertband #Storytelling concert on Saturday!

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Lots of great raffle prizes to be one at Saturday’s #Storytelling concert! #Repost @abingdonconcertband • • • • • No points for guessing some of the great pieces that will feature in our storytelling #concert this Saturday #30thMarch. However, here is a selection of the fab raffle prizes up for grabs! Tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/storytelling-music-inspired-by-stories-tickets-55865508239 #Oxfordshire #MakingMusic #Abingdon #familyFriendly #MothersDayGift #books

Lots of great raffle prizes to be one at Saturday’s #Storytelling concert! #Repost @abingdonconcertband • • • • • No points for guessing some of the great pieces that will feature in our storytelling #concert this Saturday #30thMarch. However, here…

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Regular observers of this feed will know that I write. You might not know that I am part of a family of writers… #imaginaryfriends #dragons🐉 #buttons #greekmyths #norsemythology #amwriting #amreading #TEShepherd #AndyShepherd #DeborahShepherd #books #storytelling #stories

Regular observers of this feed will know that I write. You might not know that I am part of a family of writers… #imaginaryfriends #dragons🐉 #buttons #greekmyths #norsemythology #amwriting #amreading #TEShepherd #AndyShepherd #DeborahShepherd #books #storytelling #stories

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Reading about storytelling

Dæmon Voices by Philip Pullman  I love, love, love Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy, and his latest first book in the new Book of Dust series, but I have sometimes found sometimes when I’ve heard Philip talk in interviews for him to be a bit…

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26 books (and more) to read

26 Characters: celebrating childhood story heroes by Cambridge Jones (Photographer) Alice Rochester (Editor), Andy Stanton (Forword) The only problem with this book – the accompanying guide to the inspiring exhibition at Oxford’s Story Museum of the same name – is…

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Climbing through the wardrobe

Today I have had the best afternoon out in Oxford, ever! Emma and I headed into the city this afternoon to go to the excellent and inspiring home of The Story Museum – I think that maybe this place, the…

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Theatre Reimagined: The Odyssey

Tonight, Emma and I went to see Creation Theatre’s latest production, a co-production with The Factory. A startling original production of The Odyssey in the subterranean Norrington Room beneath Blackwell’s Bookshop in Oxford. We arrived at the bookshop itself early,…

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Rapunzel, let down your hair…

I’ve just watched last Thursday’s modern retelling of The Brothers Grimm’s Rapunzel. It was good fun and entertaining but it wasn’t what I would call a retelling of a traditional story. For a retelling to really work for me, it…

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The Sixth Day of Advent: The Stories of Shahrazad

A glorious return to the antique (spiegeltent) mirror tent, for a sumptuous performance by Creation Theatre. Amongst velvet drapes, glittering lights, mirrors and ornately carved panelling, tonight was the night for storytelling, and stories well told. Tales from 1001 Arabian…

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Memories Through Time

Just finished reading my Mum’s novel A Thread Through Time – it’s really good. Short, but good. I have a few comments for her when I see her next, but no … it’s good. To accompany that I’m busy with…

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