The US election…

Don’t forget to check out my website  www.story-coach.com I turned on the television to hear the results, it was the first thing I did when I came downstairs in the morning.  And it was perfect timing, Barack Obama had just got on the stage to address the ecstatic crowd, the rest of america and much […]

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What a week!

I was to follow the ambulance in our car to the hospital.  It was 3am and the vehicle moved slowly, down the hill, past the road works and on towards the nearest hospital, the one with the terrible reputation.  And I convincing myself that he couldn’t possibly be having heart failure, despite the excruciating stomach […]

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Storytelling…it’s everywhere!

Last night I had an interesting conversation with a Law Lecturer who told me about ‘Narrative and Law’.  This area, she said, is well recognised; the relevance of story in all kinds of law scenarios.  She spoke about using ‘narrative’ (storytelling) in her lectures, how it really works; how students become so much more engaged […]

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The birth of a website…

After many many weeks of late nights and rewriting and rewriting…the website is finally about to go live!  The site, www.story-coach.com is my latest project and the launching pad for my new endeavours.  Focused mainly on the business sector, the site provides information for all of the coaching services and programs I provide.  Story Coach is […]

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Grab a purple hat!

Mary sent this to me some time ago…I love it….may we all get the purple hat out today and just put it on!!!   Age 3: She looks at herself and sees a Queen.   Age 8: She looks at herself and sees Cinderella.   Age 15: She looks at herself and sees an Ugly […]

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The Gift of Giving

I’ve heard this story in several versions from different places around the world….and found myself telling it to a group of talented coaches who, it seems to me, give out their hearts and souls when working with their clients.  It goes something like this… Once upon a time, in a land far far away, there […]

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Space Travel – how far do we need to go?

I’m not sure where the last while has disappeared but I’m finally back.  It’s been so busy and as I get closer and closer to graduation I realise how much I still have left to finish…..  A few weeks ago, I came accross a documentary program on television.  It must have been the anniversary of […]

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Stories and Healing

There has been an amazing thread on the Healing Story Alliance this week.  A woman wrote in that though she has been a storyteller for many years, she has now found herself without words.  Her daughter has been living with her for the last 6 months after a very painful divorce, and has just tried […]

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