Where people gather, there are stories.

Where people gather, there are stories.

Prince Thadeus has assembled a number of female storytellers because his wife has been struck by a desire to hear stories. He opens the long telling session with the following words: ”There is nothing more pleasing and glorious in the world, O my noble women, than...
The ocean does not remember

The ocean does not remember

What is hard enough to crush the rock mild enough to soothe the skin high enough to touch the sky it can relieve your pain and cool your heat In 2003, I was involved in creating a water project in Biermannsgården in Oslo for pupils in primary school. To get into the...
To be imaginative

To be imaginative

This week, I was going to write about storytelling for children, but then another topic appeared that I felt I had to say something about. In a way, this is also about telling for children. So this week, during a storytelling performance, a child exclaimed: “Oh,...