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Background Information

I graduated from the Univer-
sity of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in 1984 with a Bachelor of Primary Education. I then spent the next seventeen years as a teacher, educator and facilitator.

In addition to invaluable international experience gained in teaching in Tokyo for two years I also taught at Forres School, Herschel Preparatory School, Western Province Preparatory School and Reddam House in Cape Town. It was during these years that I explored creative ways of bringing about learning and transformation through the med-ium of art, music, rhythm and storytelling.

“We have the art of storytelling in order not to die of life.” Nietzsche

I left the formal teaching sector at the end of 2002, to pursue my love of storytelling to children and adults, full-time. The journey has been rewarding and the response has been gratifying. It has been my privilege and delight to watch listeners of all ages, captivated by the power of storytelling!

Background Information

I work in the contexts of education, creativity, spirituality and transformation, drawing from a collection of myths and legends, fairytales, personal stories, wisdom tales, parables and anecdotes from around the world. The stories hold the promise of illuminating truths and:


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