In association with Family Tree, SpeakingLives have produced this short video explaining some of the benefits of recording your life story.
SpeakingLives have been featured in the July/August 2016 edition of Caring Times, the management magazine for the social care sector. Life Story – opening the window to the past “It was like watching Venetian blinds slowly opening – as she recalled things from her past. The lady smiled; “I haven’t thought about my work for […]
SpeakingLives owner and interviewer, Anne Reid is featured in The Herald newspaper. Read Anne’s account of some of the fascinating life stories she has recorded, and find out more about how SpeakingLives works. Read The Herald article here: Anne Reid on Delving Into The Wonders of the Past
“How does SpeakingLives link with genealogy?” The clue is in the name – the recordings we make of people’s memories, in their own voices, add life to the stories. People put so much time and effort into researching records and gathering fascinating facts about our ancestors – but so much is left unrecorded. Quite literally. Our mission at SpeakingLives […]
Hello! It’s been a while, so here’s an update on our latest News and Opportunities. Why not share with us your stories too, we love hearing from you… Amanda Lea, our Home Counties Life Interview Consultant, completed her first year : “Amanda asked such thought-provoking questions. The CD sounded fantastic and was very well edited. I didn’t sound as […]
This evocative original watercolour by East Lothian artist Kirsten Boston is just one of the prizes on offer. Go to our Facebook page and post your photo or story by midday 10 October. Alternative prizes : £25 Amazon voucher or a photo frame.
Why not share with us your stories too, we love hearing from you… Amanda Lea, our Home Counties Life Interview Consultant, completed her first year : “Amanda asked such thought-provoking questions. The CD sounded fantastic and was very well edited. I didn’t sound as bad as I feared and I do sound like my sister at times, no wonder […]
COMPETITION As the sun sets on Cockenzie Power Station, E Lothian – due to be blown up on 26 September – we’d like to hear your “electrifying” stories of the power industry and see your “powerful” photos of the power station – old and new. Whether you are an ex-miner or actually worked at a […]