It was Donald Smith, Director of the Scottish Storytelling Centre, who first put me squarely on the trail of Don Roberto with an invitation to speak about him at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival in 2016. Everything that has followed … Continue reading
Last time I posted here was back in April 2020, on the anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath. Since then Covid and other pre-occupations have intervened. But yesterday was New Year’s Day 2021 and the night before, at 11.00pm, we … Continue reading
Here is a short video posted on 31 December 2020, imagining what Don Roberto might have thought about our impending departure from Europe.