Friday, July 31, 2015

The Teller and the Tale with Scottish singer-storyteller Christina Stewart

This week on the Teller and the Tale, I am pleased to bring you a two-part programme featuring the talented singer Christina Stewart. Based in the Highlands, Christina sings Gaelic, Scots, and English songs drawn from her Scottish and Highland heritage.

Whether she's singing old Gaelic lullabies or ballads, Christina songs always have a story behind them. Listen as she shares her life and love of music and history with us.

The Teller and the Tale, featuring Christina Stewart, begins Sunday 2 August 2015 on Blues and Roots Radio (www.bluesandrootsradio.co.uk) at 12 noon BST (UK/Ireland). You can also hear it on bluesandrootsradio.com at 7am EDT in Canada and the US; and on bluesandrootsradio.au.com at 9pm in Australia. The show is repeated on Tuesday and Thursday so check Blues and Roots Radio schedule for times in your area.

Shows are eventually uploaded to our website here so come back and click on the "Listen Again" link to hear previous shows.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Teller and the Tale features storyteller Owen Pilgrim

Oooops . . . sorry for missing out a few weeks of updates. Busy time with a few challenges.

Storyteller Owen Pilgrim
But without further adieu, let me introduce this week's guest -- storyteller Owen Pilgrim. Owen originally hails from the small fishing village of St Anthony's at the very northern tip of Newfoundland, but now makes his home in Fife, Scotland.

Join me as I catch up with Owen and learn more about his life, why he came to Scotland, and how he's forged a career as a storyteller, woodcarver, and Forest Schools facilitator.

The programme gets under way on Sunday 5th July at 12noon BST (UK/Ireland) on Blues and Roots Radio. Click on the preceding link and go to their website at the appropriate time and voilá, you'll be listening.

For times in the Eastern time zone in Canada and US, you'll wanting to be tuning in at 7am. And if you live in Australia, tune in at 9pm.

If you're elsewhere in the world, check www.bluesandrootsradio.com for times in your area.

If you can't make Sunday, the show is repeated on Tuesday and Thursday (or Wednesday and Friday for you Australians).

So, don't forget to tune in and listen to storyteller Owen Pilgrim for some good ol' fashioned oral storytelling "told eye to eye, mind to mind, and heart to heart."