Euan and the Elder how the story came to be

It all started with this view….. I was booked to storytell at Glasgow’s lovely Hidden gardens , for Autumn 2011.  I wanted a new story, I wanted inspiration…. Walking back home from dropping the child at school on a driech day, the naked girders of the cranes watching the Clyde, the Kelvin gravid and tidal, trees trembling…

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Euan and the Elder

Written and designed by Amanda Edmiston, mother, professional storyteller and former student of the Scottish School of herbal medicine and illustrated by fellow mum, artist and trustee of Glasgow based climate change organisation ‘South Seeds’: Caroline Gausden. Euan and the Elder grew out of a traditional Eastern European folk tale and was transplanted and grafted…

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British Award for Storytelling Excellence

barely stop myself twinkling at random people, friends who have claimed for years that I’m not really that fond of hugs have been stunned by my sudden love of cuddling them for the slightest reason, I’ve been remembering to tell people how much I appreciate them and generally been rather sweet recently, even if I…

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