Mary talks about how she found Kit’s film inspiring especially for how it may help people with mental health issues. She also describes how the digital storytelling workshop has inspired her to do more family history storytelling.
Barbara, another storyteller from our Bournemouth workshop, gives her views on Instagram and digital media more widely and the negative effects they may have on developing more sustained reading habits.
Maria (a visiting researcher from the University of Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona) gives her views on the #bookstagram hashtag and how she uses hashtagging more widely in her research on popular culture and fan cultures.
Ian Tovey, an oral storyteller from the local area, describes his reading habits and the different ways he uses digital devices and paper based reading materials. He also highlights the importance of stories around reading in the family, referring particularly to the digital story Highs and Lows of Reading