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Because of the situation with the coronavirus and people being locked down this issue was sent out to subscribers via email as a pdf rather than a hard copy. I hope it will be a one-off situation and we can be back to normal by August. It also went out early—the beginning of April—because so much of the material was relevant to the current situation.

CONTENTS:

Telling Stories from the Red Zone by Aurora Piaggesi in Rome

From Fireside to Facebook—a digital journey with Duncan (Williamson) by Amy Douglas

Storytelling and the Pause by Mark Binder

Pete Meets Sef Townsend

Centrefold Story: The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio (Introduction)

Chapters from Storytelling History: The Crimson Fairy Book by Andrew Lang (extract from Preface)

The Lady With the Lamp: Florence Nightingale. Some background on the 200th anniversary of her birth. By Pete Castle

Festival at the Edge 2020—still going

Yorkshire Festival of Story—Still going as a digital event

Beyond the Border—moved to 2021

The Mermaid That Laughed Three Times. A Danish story translated by Stephen Badman

REVIEWS OF:

Daemon Voices, essays on storytelling by Philip Pullman

The Woodcutter’s Tale by Carol Florence

The Uses of ‘a’ and other stories by Mary Medlicott

Holloway by Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood and Dan Richards

The Second Sleep by Robert Harris

Medieval Folk Tales for Children by Dave Tonge

Animal Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland by Sharon Jacksties

Plus all the news, letters a look at the media etc

 

Description

F&F aims to cover every aspect of the art of storytelling from straight forward traditional storytelling for entertainment (with both adults and children, at home and abroad) through the uses of stories in education and health; storytelling in personal development and in the world’s various religions, to related art forms like folk ballads, theatre and (occasionally) written stories. Not all aspects will be covered in every edition of course, but they will over a period of time.
Each issue of the magazine is different. Some will have a theme, some will cover a miscellany of topics.
Every edition includes a news and what’s on section; letters; reviews of performances, recordings and books; a look at the media; a selection of stories; and, of course a wide range of articles by many leading storytellers.
Although UK based F&F has subscribers in many parts of the world and often carries articles about telling in distant places.


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