Storytelling Events

Minding the Gap


Tales of travel to & fro the Celtic Otherworld


  A Celtic Midwife to the Dying

the Scottish term for nursing

those travelling between world.

Master storyteller and palliative nurse,

Mary tells Celtic wisdom with wit.

Mary Gavan, R.N.,  Ph.D.

Audience Feedback

 “Compelling stories.”

 “A tribute to our humanity.”

“Told with grace and dignity.”

“I was deeply moved and wanted more.”

“Exceptional and down to earth presentation.”


 Death leaves a heartache no one can heal.

Love leaves a memory no one can steal.”

                                                                An Irish headstone


Time: 90 minutes including Q & A

Cost: $10/person; negotiable. Travel separate.

Location: Vancouver, BC. Will travel.

CD: “Celtic Otherworld” - $15. Storytelling World Award

Contact: Mary Gavan 604-683-1575604-683-1575



CD: winner of 2011 Storytelling World Award

Celtic Otherworld Stories

4 fond stories of life in this world and the Otherworld:

    Burns and his Burials; 


     Grandfather and 

    The Auld Sailor

Told with passion and humour,

these stories inspire and delight.

Cost: $15;