Stories

Episode 29 : Stories of Celebrations in Your Life

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (1.7MB) Tweet How do you celebrate those special events in your life? End of the year celebrations are the time when we often assemble with family and carry on family and famular traditions that we take for granted but what are the stories of those traditions that we […]

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Episode 27 : Little Things for Your Story

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:47 — 31.7MB) Tweet It’s the little things in your Life Story that we relate to. Think of some great person and their story. Particularly one of those biographies where you know the back story. How they got to greatness or how the fell from grace. Consider […]

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Take a Break from Your Story

Tweet Stop to keep Your Story fresh Your Life Story is a process… It’s not something that you can do immediately, it takes time, much like your life. You will be exploring and reliving things of the past and maybe talking of some things for the first time. Some wonderful and uplifting, others challenging and […]

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Episode 26 : Telling Your Story

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (29.6MB) Tweet It’s more than just a conversation when you tell a story Have you ever noticed when you have those very casual conversations that sometimes there is a shift in the way things are mentioned. Instead of it just being a back and forth exchange of thoughts […]

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Episode 25 : Prompting Your Conversation

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:33 — 28.3MB) Tweet The prompts of your Life Story are around you. Prompts, ideas or any of the conversational topics are one of the first things that people seem to struggle with when it comes to recording their biography. What will I mention? I don’t have […]

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Sharing the Love of Recording Life Stories

Tweet I’m sure you’ve done it.  Started a new project with enthusiasm, worked hard and thinking that it has value but inside you know that you just don’t know, you just can’t be sure if you’re fooling yourself or if this new idea does have value.  At some point there is the realisation that it […]

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Episode 9 : Storytelling Skills and Technique

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Tweet Telling Your Story – Authentic, Laconic and Captivating Click to share on Twitter You’re Telling Your Story Storytelling is the art of taking a story,  your story or another’s and retelling that story.  Creating entertainment utilising all the skills of theatre to modifying your style to […]

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Bill’s Life Story

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Podcast (additional): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:21 — 8.8MB) Tweet It Started with Bill’s Life Story I’ve mentioned previously that I have a great deal of respect for the elders of our community,  the knowledge that they carry with them from their life experiences and what we can learn from them. In […]

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Cheating an Imagined Loss

Tweet “I know I felt sad because of feeling for the loss of Mum” Recently my Dad has been listening to the five hours of his brother Bill’s Life Story.  Stories that include his earliest memories and before.  Bill is 12 years older than my Dad.  He has the memories of Dad’s childhood, the years […]

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How to Record a Life Story

Recording Life Stories free e-Book is the perfect introduction to the ideas of recording an audio Life Story and then how to publish and share with family or the world.

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Something to Say?

Tweet Well, have you? Sure you have, you wouldn’t be here if you didn’t have something to get off your chest or something that you want to say. I’m sure you have things to share with the world or at least stories that would fascinate  your family. That’s what this site is about, this is […]

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