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Hello! I'm Mabel Kaplan.
Sit here awhile and watch as the birds
take over our back garden at the
beginning and ending of each day to
splash in the birdbath and tease the
I'd like to introduce myself ... I live in
a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.
There are three of us: my beautiful
Austrian-born husband - Franz, myself
and our small black cat called 'Mala'
which means 'little one'.
Together we've had many an
adventure ... but the thing that we
share in common - is storytelling.
The main differences between us are
that while I tell stories everywhere,
Franz tells his to me and to our friends
while Mala sits and gazes at us both
with a look of wonder in her eyes as
Storytelling for me began a long time
"Once a child ... I have never lost the
joy of telling a good story ... while
ever speaking the truth for all those
'child' enough to listen."
My background is in teaching and
counselling but wherever I go -
whether playgroups, schools,
libraries, nursing homes, hostels, adult
day care, churches or camps - I use
stories, storysharing and storytelling.
|Stories for the Telling|