These last 3 months I’ve been storytelling in person to live crowds again! Though online and/or socially-distanced storytelling is not as photogenic as this shot from my book launch in 2016…

I was so pleased after — I’d never before experienced such personal and professional growth in just 3 months! I was better off financially, emotionally, and physically. …


A passionate plea for ensuring the mental health of you and your community: please remember to gossip.

A post on social media is like trying to speak to your friends by putting a poster in your window: fine, but only if they happen to look at that window.

Two days ago I lost an incredibly good friend. He was a supporter of my storytelling work from the very first days. We shared many heated yet convivial debates on a range of subjects — and while we rarely agreed, I think we both appreciated each other’s point-of-view.

He was…


COVID-19 forced our Dream Venue out of business, knocked our guest list from 250 to 4, and postponed our dates 4 times — but we ended up with something more special than we originally planned. Here’s how…

Temporary tattoos from a Commitment Ceremony, rings from a Legal Ceremony, and hands held in anticipation of a Blessing Ceremony in 2022…

Promises

Like many, my fiancée and I thought 2020 had a good ring to it — “the year of clear vision” — so it promised to be the right time for our wedding. Our Dream Venue — a castle-esque school with huge grounds including a rose garden, a dance hall, a…


90 Days Back

I’m returning here to tell my story, because this is where it began — or this part of it at least. In November, 90 days ago, I’d just had one of those crisis moments that seemed to effortlessly blend the original Greek meaning of the word — “turning point” —…

Chip Colquhoun

A storyteller from birth (professionally since 2007), I'm happiest when I know I'm enriching the lives of others.

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