Hedgespoken

If you’ve been in some kind of slumber recently, or you wandered off into a darkened room and forgot how to get out, you may have missed the fact that Rima and I have been hatching a plan…
Hedgespoken – a vehicle for the imagination: a travelling off-grid theatre truck, and our new home

The Sun Princess and the Fortieth Door

I’m sitting in dappled light. A few feet away, honey bees are busy at the entrance to a top-bar hive. A night of rain has softened the land-burn of Summer and I’m mulling over the tale I’ll be telling in just over a week in Moretonhampstead and then a few weeks later by the fires… Continue reading The Sun Princess and the Fortieth Door

A Feast of Fools in Chagford, 23rd Dec 2012

Assuming that by 23.12.2012 the world hasn’t been eaten by a feathered serpent of inconceivable proportions, inhaled by a vast goat from Zargon 12 (where the goats grow uncommonly large on gargantuan dandelion leaves) or consumed in a terrible fiery inferno (which isn’t looking too unlikely right now), you should really try and make your… Continue reading A Feast of Fools in Chagford, 23rd Dec 2012

Ivashko Medvedko at Chagfood

I’ve always thought that if there’s one flaw in the concept of Community Supported Agriculture, it’s the lack of Russian folktales. So tomorrow evening, Rima and I shall be remedying this state of affairs by telling this summer’s tour-piece, Ivashko Medvedko, at the remarkable entity that is Chagfood, as part of their day of Harvest… Continue reading Ivashko Medvedko at Chagfood