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Transition in the Heart of England

The final stage of my latest Transition Tales tour took me to exciting new territory; the Cotswolds. Here I was to find plenty of Transition activity and some very enthusiastic and inspirational people.

Power and Money in Transition

Nowhere is it quite so evident how the stories that perpetuate power and money dynamics affect people in our society than within the environs of our cities.

After two weeks in rural Wales and Cumbria the difference in atmosphere, lifestyle and people’s stories as I traverse England’s more urban settlements is stark.

The Sacred and the Profane

In May 2010 I was walking between Waltham Abbey and Cambridge on my journey to collect Transition Tales. You can read the story of that in chapter 5 of my book “Tales of Our Times” – The Sacred and The Profane.

It all started like this…

Tales of a city that is not too big and not too small III

The Super Heroes and Fun Town

Well, it seems that the girl in the blue top and the girl in a multi coloured skirt and the boy in green were not just the saviours of Pugsy, the rainbow coloured bat and Mr Hedgehog, no, things are never just exactly what they seem.

Tales of a city that is not too big and not too small II

The tale of Mr Hedgehog and Pugsy the Rainbow Coloured Bat


Tales of a city that is not too big and not too small I

On A Fair On A Green


Once, to a city that was not too big and not too small, with a cathedral in the centre and a green all around, came a storyteller a-walking, name of WynnAlice.

Magical Autumn on Exeter Green and Leechwell Gardens

This Saturday, 1st September,  I will be tale telling at Exeter Green Fair, on Cathedral Green from 11.30-1.30.

From Freedom Fields to Mount Wise

~The ancient settlement twixt the Plym and the Tamar tells its tales~


I don’t have to know what I am going to do until I’m going to”

Journey to the Gateway of the World

"And so it was that on the first day of the Great British Summer Time WynnAlice set out.

For was it not that in days gone by travellers would have waited for this time to commence

their journeys, back then in the times before flying machines filled the air, and metal

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