About (NEW)

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Perhaps what you need to know about me is that I am a story-teller. I love stories. I always have. I love to hear them, and I love to tell them. Stories that engage and impact an audience. Stories that compel us to live, think, or act differently.

I have devoted my life to stories – as a writer and public speaker I believe stories can change the world.

Stories have shaped my life. The stories of my ancestors, fleeing wars and living as refugees in their own country. The stories of my childhood – seen through the eyes of an only child living in Africa. The stories that shaped my years of being part of a religious institution. The stories of people I have met, their courage, their love, the injustice they have faced. Stories really are the melody of our world.

This blog is dedicated to the mystics and misfits, to those who see the value of story above material treasure, to those who have been accused of being too passionate, too strong, too quirky … May you rise above fear and intimidation. May you tell your story!

“The fact of storytelling hints at a fundamental human unease, hints at human imperfection. Where there is perfection there is no story to tell.”  Ben Okri 

[Photo here and on Home page by Tim Harris www.truetribe.com.au]