From the Furnace of Failure (6 minute read)
I want to share a story with you. But only read it if you if you know what it's like to feel a failure. If you know that feeling, you'll know where I'm coming from. Read more . . .
"To Zoom or Not to Zoom" (4 minute read)
As a practising storyteller, I've had to grapple with the question of whether or not to take my practice online now that live performances are out of the question for many venues. Read more . . .
The Book That Changed My Life (3 minute read)
It was 1972, I was 20 years old, had dropped out of University two years earlier, gone to the work in the mines in Northern Canada for a winter . . . Read more . . .
I am a storyteller, author, speaker, and radio host. I learned the craft of oral storytelling in Scotland where I lived for 30 years. I'm a member of the Scottish Storytelling Directory and the Storytellers of Canada-Conteurs du Canada as well as a member of the Burlington Storytellers Guild and the Hamilton Mountain Writers Guild. I'm a father of three and a grandfather of three and currently live in Hamilton, Ontario.