Euan and the Elder the launch party…the one with the elderberry cakes!

It was the crimson, scarlet, fire colours of Autumn that underpinned Euan and the Elder form the start, both through its words it has Rowan berries ‘…forged by lightening rouged by blood…’, the story of a man’s search for wood for his pot bellied stove in a native Scottish woodland. A search that sees him find berries…

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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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