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The Unluckiest Man in the World – Co-constructed Storytelling

The Unluckiest Man in the World Once upon a time the unluckiest man in the world was sitting on a bench. ‘Why does everything I do go wrong?’ he asked himself. ‘I’ve lost my job. I’ve lost my girlfriend, I’ve … Continue reading

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The Perfect Wife; a tale by Nasreddin Hoca

The Perfect Wife – a tale simply to read and enjoy. Nasreddin Hoca was sitting in a tea shop when a friend excitedly came in. ‘I’m so happy, Hoca,’ his friend gushed, ‘I’m about to get married. Hoca, have you … Continue reading

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The Henry Brothers’ blogroll. Who are these people?

Like many bloggers we’ve included a “blogroll”, a list of links to other blogs and websites we think you may enjoy. But we wanted to give you a little more information about them than can be found in the basic … Continue reading

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Strong Wind – a Native American Cinderella story

Strong Wind Once there was a great warrior named Strong Wind. He lived with his sister in a tent on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean. Strong Wind had an amazing power. He was able to make himself invisible. His … Continue reading

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The Tea Master and the Samurai – a Japanese folktale

Once there was a famous Japanese tea master called Sen no Rikyu. Rikyu was a spiritual man who believed in simplicity and the beauty of nature. When he performed the tea ceremony he would carefully choose beautiful but simple pots … Continue reading

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The Worry Tree

The Worry Tree ! Paresh, an Indian carpenter I once hired to help me restore my old farmhouse, had just finished a difficult and hard first day on the job. A flat tyre on his lorry made him lose an … Continue reading

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Eskişehir this weekend

John and Paul will be performing Kamishibai Man and other storytelling activities for the classroom this weekend (May 7th) at the Gelişim Koleji ELT Conference in Eskişehir. There’a a registration form on the school website http://www.e-gelisim.org/tr/ or e-mail bulent.ozcan@gelisimkoleji.k12.tr for … Continue reading

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