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She couldn’t take her eyes off …

… the glittering golden chain, which caught the light as it swung from her hand, and nearly dazzled her. ‘I must have it’ she said to herself – ‘whatever the cost.’ Myths and Wonder Tales: vain princesses, selfish heroes, spoilt children and cruel step mothers – all will get their come-uppance.

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They raced through the night

…. leaving forests and mountains behind.  And the White Bear asked ” Have you ever sat softer? Have you ever seen clearer?”  “No Never!” came her wild cry as the speed of their gallop whipped her hair into a ragged banner behind her … Myths and Wonder Tales: ‘Valemon the White Bear King’

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Lost in the Dense Forest

The path petered out as the light faded and the trees seemed to leer at her in the thickening twilight.  She shivered and pulled her cloak tightly around her. Nobody knows how long she wandered, but soon it seemed she was unrecognisable from the beautiful maiden who had set out from her castle.  Meanwhile he…

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He hunted the White Hart

Until it reached a part of the forest he had never seen before. The undergrowth twined round his legs, the trees shut out the sky and even the birds were silent.  He shot it right in the head under its antlers – when all of a sudden there was a huge clap of thunder ……

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The Story of Echo

Captivated by the dark curls he brushed out of hyacinth eyes and by his lithe body, Echo crept behind Narcissus, hiding behind trees when he looked round. For all her care a twig snapped under her foot and he spun round calling ‘Who’s there?’.  But Echo was only able to respond ‘Who’s there…..’ The faltering…

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What people say

“Dawn has this incredible gift of being able to transport people out of their current concerns and worries into her imaginative world – very quickly. Once there she engages the audience, weaving them into the fabric of the story, so that it becomes a really vivid experience. She’s a captivating storyteller”. Darren Rudkin, Founding Partner ‘?What If!’; MD, The Mind at Work. “I was privileged to experience Dawn tell one of her stories on a beautiful Greek island. The moon was full and the atmosphere bristled as she embarked on the tale of Valemon the White Bear King. Delivered with just the right mix of comfortable narration and suggestive horror, her…

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Christmas Storytelling

Imagine the end of a sweet long drawn-out evening with your guests. Satisfied with the convivial company and rich tastes of a winter feast, you push the chairs back. You offer a hot toddy as the company creak and settle themselves into deep armchairs. They raise their heads – eyes glowing, cheeks flushed, ready for…

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The wife spent the whole day

Scolding her husband – and she didn’t even stop at night!  Whatever he did was wrong – whatever he said was stupid. He was the laughing stock of the village. And secretly he cursed her. Myths and Wonder Tales: Folk Tales, funny, strange and earthy, stories of Jack, and of childless couples with miracle fairy…

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