The Crane Bag is a podcast that explores stories from around the world. Each episode focuses on a different story, using words and music to bring that story to life in the here and now.
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What to do when you're caught in a tight spot? Just wander to the sea-swept shore where a goddess will teach you how to hold tight to Proteus, that changing man of rip-tide wisdom and surprises who will startle you into the generous wisdom you somehow forgot you always knew.
The image to the left is a 12th-century game piece from Northern France depicting Menaleus and his sailors struggling with Proteus.