Harvesting Revolution Since Our Authors’ Farming Childhoods
Over the years, LifeBook has helped many autobiography authors who grew up on a farm. When they were children, harvesting was a very manual affair. Today, technology has enabled a different, and very efficient, practice.
Memoir Photography: Today and Tomorrow
In our modern world, we are surrounded by images. In fact, we are almost obsessed with images. Smartphones allow everyone to snap photos in an instant and immediately share them with friends, family and on social media. When they come to creating their own memoir in decades to come, what a wealth of photos they will have at their disposal.
Brexit and the Goldsmiths: When Change is the Trigger
For the past three years, the UK has been in political turmoil following the referendum that has led to Brexit and for one author, Ian Goldsmith, it was that potential for unforeseeable change that provided the trigger for creating his LifeBook, which he wrote in conjunction with his sister Susan Ramsdale.
So, You’ve Retired? What’s Next?
If retirement is just around the corner, congratulations! After years of hard work, you have reached the third phase of your life when your time will It is an opportunity to start new projects allowing for continued personal growth and maintained mental health. Writing a memoir is a truly enjoyable, and often cathartic, exercise and a great gift for family
Reflections on Dementia, by Harvey White
Harvey White became consultant surgeon at The Royal Marsden Hospital in 1976, and later held similar positions at King Edward VII Hospital for Officers, and The London Clinic. Harvey has also been much involved in charity work. He has kindly shared an editorial about dementia that he has written from personal experience.
Reasons to Give Dad a LifeBook™ for Father’s Day
Anyone looking to find a special gift for their father will know it is not always easy to come up with a gift idea that he doesn’t already have. Dad is most likely the sort who has already bought everything he needs – including your intended gift! What about a memoir? It is a very unique and personal gift for your father.
Fascination With Diaries
The Diary of Anne Frank, the Diary of a Nobody, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13½, The Diary of Samuel Pepys – just four of the hundreds of diaries, fact and fiction, that have fascinated and entertained – and sometimes educated – us. A diary can be a window to the soul or a record of events – or perhaps both. Why not start your diary today?
From the Queen’s Coronation to My Grandma’s Biscuit Tin
Everyone has a story to tell and, yes, yours is every bit as interesting as anything you’ll find on the shelf in your nearest bookshop. Your life story is shaped by your experiences, your memories, and your own stamp on social history. Think about how many millions of people would recount the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II differently.
Father’s Day – A Unique Gift for a Unique Father
It’s hard to buy a Father’s Day present for a man who has everything. LifeBook specialises in helping people to record their life’s journey—a tangible embodiment of personal triumphs and hardships. For Bob and his sister, it was exactly the unique gift they were looking for to give to their 70-year-old father, Tom, based in Florida.
67% Regret Not Writing Down War Stories
As we approach Remembrance Day, it is a time to remember our countrymen but it has been revealed that despite 64% of Brits being told war stories by family members, only 8% of us have recorded them for future generations – important historical events and anecdotes that will soon be lost forever. Act before it is too late.