1000 Better Stories Blog

  • Member of the Month: The Fittie Community Development Trust
    Member of the Month is a new regular feature through which we shine a spotlight on a SCCAN member and the amazing community climate action they undertake. Our first Member … Read more
  • Fittie – Past, Present & Future. A Story.
    Footdee, or Fittie as it’s known locally, is an historic planned village located on a spit of land at the mouth of Aberdeen Harbour, between the North Sea and the … Read more
  • River Mouth
    Story Weaver Joana Avi-Lorie comes back from maternity leave and shares an illustrated poem that came to her mind as lightning thunder the first week after her son was born. … Read more
  • Eddleston Water: Reflections on Natural Flood Management
    In this 1000 Better Story Shona Macintosh (biog below) reflects on the challenges and solutions of natural flood management at Eddleston Waters in the Scottish Borders. In a traditional Scottish … Read more
  • Queen of the Skies
    Queen of the Skies is written by Bernardo Esteves and describes his arrival into Edinburgh and the creative inspiration he found in the city. Bernardo grew up in the Portuguese … Read more
  • Long Live Lenny
    Long Live Lenny is a creative short story exploring the good work of the Edinburgh Remakery  through the eyes of an old computer given a new lease of life. It … Read more