Narration Nation Wk 4: The Time Warp

I wrote this blog just before the hateful Manchester attack - rightly - pushed election stories off the front pages.   That said, I respectfully suggest, with voting just days away it's still worth paying attention to how our political storytellers are seeking to alarm and or pacify the ...

Narration Nation Week 3: Come the Resolution!

So is Corbyn our Mocking J? “The cat sat on the mat is not a story”,  says the distinguished author John Le Carré.  “The cat sat on the dog’s mat is”.   That’s the essence of storytelling and why it works.   You start with ...