I spent a couple of days in Windsor, this week, telling stories at Cumberland Lodge, which is in the Great Park, which is basically the Queen’s back yard. Harry and Meghan drove their carriage through the park after the recent royal wedding.
Cumberland Lodge is also the fictitious home of Roald Dahl’s BFG – Big Friend Giant – he taught here in the 1970s and thought it would be a great setting for the BFG house – especially as he lived in a house called Cumberland Lodge in Cardiff, when he was young,
I was with the author Bali Rai and we took turns telling stories and explaining how reading builds empathy. While Bali told stories, I drew pictures of his – and my – audience. You can see the drawings towards the end of the video.