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Tell Me a Story “Lemmings and the Midnight Sun” now with Audio

Audio version of this story of a special time in Lapland now available as part of the extended content feature

I have rewritten some of this story and updated it with an audio version for those who like to listen! http://elliekennard.ca/lemmings-midnight-sun/ with a podcast version available on the Podcast page: http://elliekennard.ca/podcast/

Let me read you this story on the linked page using the audio player while you browse the images.

If you have subscribed on iTunes or Google Play Music the new one will be available shortly.

You Can Subscribe to Podcasts

You can subscribe to be notified of my latest podcasts on Google Play Music here:
https://play.google.com/music/m/Iejjjkpnxpru5455inh4rgroy4u
or iTunes here:
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/ellie-kennard/id1124067320
or Feedburner here:
http://feeds.feedburner.com/EllieKennard

 

New: Another Tell Me A Story Audio Release

Audio version of this “Does Your Chicken Have a Pépie” story now available as part of the extended content feature and on the Tell Me a Story page.

Let me read you this story here or on the linked page www.elliekennard.ca/chicken-pepie using the audio player while you browse the images, or you can subscribe to the podcasts as I will be recording my stories in that form.

Enjoy!

…I leaned on the fence feeling utterly defeated. The factory hum of bees in the Linden blossoms, the loudest interruption of the peaceful afternoon, went completely unnoticed. I wasn’t taking in any of the pastoral beauty spread out before me, as I watched my little flock of hens in the yard, lying in the shade …

You Can Subscribe to Podcasts

You can subscribe to be notified of my latest podcasts on Google Play Music here:
https://play.google.com/music/m/Iejjjkpnxpru5455inh4rgroy4u
or iTunes here:
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/ellie-kennard/id1124067320
or Feedburner here:
http://feeds.feedburner.com/EllieKennard

 

Telling Stories

Listen
“Telling Stories”, read by the author  (Also linked on the “Tell Me A Story” Page)

How Telling?

Now, how do you read the title of this story? Where are you to put the emphasis? Is it telling stories (in the sense of revealing) or telling stories? A little bit of both? Well I will let you, dear reader judge for yourself.

First of all, how did I start my story telling? And when? Well probably not that young (not as young as this photo shows), to be honest, but I can’t remember a time when I couldn’t read – my mother said I was 4 when I learned – and I always enjoyed writing. When I started to tell stories, though, was not long after the time I refer to in my Mirages post. As I mentioned, my parents separated and then divorced. And I began to make up stories.

Ellie- All ready to start writing
Ellie – All ready to start writing

Making up stories

When you’re young, or at least when I was young it’s not easy to understand what’s going on in your life when your parents are no longer living together. Continue reading