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COMMENTS FROM PREVIOUS CAFES
I just wanted to thank you and all the tellers I was able to enjoy and listen in with yesterday. 'Twas lovely! Sorry I needed to depart mid Kit's story...I chanced it by not leaving before as I so wanted to hear it.
Storytelling Cafe was a most enjoyable evening. There was a good mix of myth, magic and mayhem.... nicely linked with chat which is always fun as are the little yellow clap symbols. For those that are quick with unmuting and re-muting it was good to hear a few hands clapping.
Trickster Tales from Many Lands
Wednesday 20th July
There was once a trickster, a beguiler of the foolish, a cony catching cunning man, who journeyed from town to town, village to village and house to house wearing many different disguises. Sometimes a priest, sometimes a potter and sometimes a pedlar of wares. But now he was growing old, cold and weary and he desired instead to deceive in distant lands - to test his wit against tricksters from exotic climes.
And so it was with many a disguise in the pack upon his back and many a cunning con in his head, he took ship to far, far away, vowing not to return to England until he found a beguiler as artful as he…
Dave has been telling tales since 1999, both as one half of Past -Imagined and now as the Yarnsmith of Norwich. He travels all over the UK telling stories at storytelling clubs, museums, heritage sites, fairs, festivals and in schools.