Oral History

Episode 71 : Prompts & Topics for Your LifeStory

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:01 — 21.2MB) Tweet The best method to remember what you’ve forgotten. A LifeStory, memoir, biography or autobiography is agreed by everyone as a great idea but a moment later when someone starts to make it happen they’re challenged with where to start and, “What would I talk about?” […]

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Real Time WWII – It’s Our Lives as They Live Them.

Tweet Real time History Lessons will give you real understanding History is the past!  That’s obvious, and it’s that disconnect from us that makes history seem so cold and irrelevant. But what if you could travel in a time machine to one of those historical events? For months now I’ve been following on Twitter @RealTimeWWII. This is a tweeter […]

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Episode 68 : Cheap Audio Transcription for Writing Your Life Story

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:20 — 31.1MB) Tweet Transcribe your audio biography for as little as 20€ per audio hour and help people around the world. A biography is not a book. A biography is a recorded story of someone’s Life Story using any system that is appropriate. But a biography can […]

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Recording a Life Story as it Happens is better than Reflection

Tweet Maybe the only real history, is the one created as it happens. I was reading in, Talking about Your Generation where researchers are endeavouring to understand the differences of generational groups. The baby boomers compared to generation “Y” and “X” etc, to grasp the real, rather than just the perceived differences. I’m wondering if this […]

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Episode 61 : Difference of Life Story and Oral History

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:57 — 30.8MB) Tweet What we can learn from Oral History and how we travel our own path. Oral history and storytelling bookend what we’re doing here at Create Your Life Story with our family Life Stories. Oral history is academic and storytelling is theatric.We’re not exactly in either […]

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