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The Greatest Fables of All Time – Part 2

We continue on our literary journey to explore the greatest fables that have ever been written, in part one of this blog we looked at the great works by Kipling and Aesop. And we carry on flipping through the pages of fable history to uncover more great work. Joel Chandler Harris Joel Chandler Harris is […]

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The Greatest Fables of All Time – Part 1

The art of a really good storyteller is to capture the imagination of the reader or listener from the very first sentence. Then go on expanding their imagination into the realms of fantasy so everyone pictures the story differently in their own minds. Many great story tellers have written fables, and legendary names such as […]

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Public Speaking as Psychological Therapy

Storytelling, speeches and poetry performance are proven ways of reducing stress and anxiety. Public speaking is a great opportunity for people with mental health issues or long-term disorders to express their thoughts and feelings rather than suppressing them or sharing them online, which can worsen their condition. In the online world where the majority of […]

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Great Modern Storytellers

One of the oldest ways of relaying our history has been through storytelling, passing on valuable information in the form of a fable, a song or an epic poem. And in real terms storytelling has not altered that much since the beginning of time. Modern-day storytellers may use different communication methods to deliver their point, […]

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The Art of Storytelling

Storytelling is an art, just as much as painting or music. In a way storytelling is the foundation of all acting. In times gone by storytellers have captivated audiences who would listen intently to every word being said. But what makes a good storyteller? Firstly the story has to be good, telling tales about hair […]

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Famous Storytellers

Throughout time there have been some legendary storytellers, people who have captivated their audiences in the way they can portray information and describe epic events or mythical tales. In this blog we look at some of the greatest storytellers that have ever lived and celebrate the legacies they have left behind. Scheherazade Scheherazade was actually […]

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The History of Storytelling

Storytelling has always had a magical part to it, by this what is meant is that a good storyteller can hold their audience in a sort of a trance captivated by what is being spoken. It is not a coincidence that young children are captivated by a bedside story from their parents, to dream in […]

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The Storytellers of Ancient Greece

Storytelling began in cavemen days, where drawings on cave walls depicted the day to day lives of the people who lived such a basic life. And ever since it has grown with the ages, in form and context. Perhaps the first major civilization to put their stamp on storytelling were the Ancient Greeks. During this […]

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The Myths and Legends of Thailand

The ancient world of Siam is captured in the myths and legends of modern Thailand. This remarkable country in Southeast Asia is steeped in old traditions, legends and myths, and its people love terrifying ghost stories, and national heroes. Naresuan’s Elephant Battle Thailand has had a few former names and one of the very oldest […]

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