Talking to an Octopus

Talking to an Octopus was inspired by a young woman who shared with the Stories2Connect team some of her experiences of feeling frustrated and excluded. Children’s author, Susan Gates, worked with the transcript and developed a humorous story using a combination of real events and fictitious characters to explore more serious issues, such as difficulties Read More …

Tall Ships and Small Steps

Tall Ships and Small Steps was written in collaboration with a young person participating in the Stories2Connect project. The material for the story was collected through a series of interviews and events where the writer observed and talked with Jessica (a name chosen by the young person) over a period of many months. Tall Ships Read More …

Gorgeous Shirts

The moment has finally arrived. Check out our first story to connect with – Gorgeous Shirts! This story was written by one of the Stories2Connect researchers in collaboration with a young person participating on the project. The material for the story was collected through a series of interviews and events where the writer observed and Read More …