Jan loves to lead children into a wonderful world of imagination. She has been a welcome guest to the schools of North Essex and has told tales from the Celtic tradition, tales from many world cultures and of course Essex folk stories. Her historical tales have been enhanced by the fact that she has frequently told stories in many local historical sites like Colchester Castle Layer Marney Tower, Fingringhoe Church and Rowhedge.
Recently she worked with children a school at Great Horkesley on a walk around Wivenhoe imagining what happened on the day of the earthquake in 1884. Typical reactions from the children were:-