Ariel Goodbody

The Last King of the Britons

King Herla is fighting a war against the Saxons and winning. A group of dwarves comes to his wedding and makes a deal with him: if they can come to his wedding, then in the future the king will go to the dwarf king’s wedding. He thinks the dwarves will give them amazing gifts, but he doesn’t know the risk he’s taking…

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The Boy Who Knew No Fear (Beginner)

One day, a young man called Anders hears his brother say, ‘Oh, those scary stories make me shudder!’

‘I wonder what it means to shudder?’ Anders thinks, and he goes out on a journey to find out.

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Hector the Snail

Hector is a snail, so of course he’s very slow. But he dreams of becoming fast. He decides to find a wizard and ask the wizard to swap his body with an ostrich’s. What could go wrong? Well, a lot, actually…

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The Digital Fugitive

The war is raging on, and the government needs a part from her wheelchair. The only problem is, her wheelchair is now a part of her body. And she’s illegally modified it.

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The Turnip Princess

A young man called Arran hates eating his vegetables. One day, his mother locks him out. Arran finds a house with a strange old woman inside, and a dog that talks. Will he find his way home, and will he discover the secret of the house?

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His Latest Experiment

God is trying to make humans, but something is wrong. His calculations look right, but the humans are staying babies for fifty years. What is the problem?

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The North Wind and the Sun (Pre-Intermediate)

The North Wind and the Sun are always arguing about what true power is. Does power come from strength, or from kindness? So the North Wind challenges the Sun to a competition to see who is right.

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A Lucky New Year

Harold has terrible luck. Bus shelters collapse on him, he makes his dates vomit, and no matter how many good-luck charms he wears, his luck won’t change. So he decides that this New Year’s Eve, he’s going to follow every tradition and superstition in the world, to see if he can change his luck around.

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I’m Back!

Easy Stories in English is back! But there are a few changes:
1. There will only be a new episode once a fortnight (once every two weeks)
2. I am stopping teaching
3. I am going to start scripting the conversation section instead of improvising it
4. The email newsletter will just contain information about new episodes and other news
5. I am changing the content of the Patreon levels

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I have to pause the podcast

Update from 04/06/2022: The podcast is returning! Listen out for an official announcement on 14th June.

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