That’s right. It’s that time of year again! Golf fans across the world turn their attention to the UK in anticipation of the 147th Open. Competing for one of the most prestigious trophies in sport, golf’s best from all corners of the globe have converged in their...
To become a good LifeBook interviewer: First and foremost, they must have empathy with the author, while remaining free of judgement no matter what the author might tell them. This is particularly important when authors relate stories that are difficult for them to vocalise or give rise to strong emotions.
The LifeBook team was delighted to wish Mr Ralph Etigson a very happy birthday recently by gifting the centenarian two new handmade copies of his autobiography, Who am I?
Once you’ve purchased the LifeBook product you feel best suits you, our consultants will send your details on to your assigned project manager. We’ll also send you the welcome pack.
Royal wedding fever hit the UK on 19th May and everyone is still talking about it. The LifeBook barn is buzzing about who wore what, how incredible Meghan Markle and Prince Harry looked together, and, yes, that minister.
I discovered LifeBook one day purely by chance when scanning the internet back in 2014, and I recall thinking to myself what an excellent idea it was as we all have a story to tell.
We were delighted when LifeBook author Alan Beckett kindly invited his project team out for lunch as a way of getting us all together to reflect on what has been a wonderful and interesting project.
Overall, I am thankful to LifeBook and its process. My grandchildren, who were the reason for my project, love the book! My own adult children also have enjoyed it. Meanwhile, I had great fun writing it!
Now I will keep ‘visiting’ with those I meet … continuing to share (loan) my book to those who seem to have an interest.
LifeBook author Monique Brosse came into the LifeBook office to meet and have lunch with Roy and her project team and to send her book off to the printers.
One of LifeBooks clients Mr Ariel Eckstein and a close friend of our founder kindly shared with us about one of his “greatest regrets”.
The past six months have been a moving and emotional experience for both my family and myself, and this has finally given me the joy of reading ‘my unique story’.
As a carer, I’d like to highlight what I think is one of the most important parts of a care plan: the bit that attempts to convey a little of the life history, passions, interests and preferences of the person being cared for. That way, helpers don’t just see an ‘old person’; they see the individual. Lately, I’ve been wondering how to record more of Marj’s life so that family and those who support her know a bit more about her. We know some stories between us, but not all, I’m sure.
Our founder Roy Moed was interviewed by YPO for their website about the inspiration behind LifeBook. It's great to see such an amazing organisation showing an interest in Roy's campaign to help people care for their parents. "Whether people say it or...
We received a very kind message from Mr Michael S Collison, who completed his LifeBook in October 2017 I'd had many fleeting thoughts over around 10–15 years about writing my life story for my family, who, through various circumstances and certain...
Mr Harvey White became consultant surgeon at The Royal Marsden Hospital in 1976, and later held similar positions at King Edward VII Hospital for Officers, St Luke’s Hospital for the Clergy and The London Clinic. Harvey has also been much involved in charity work,...
We were recently visited by Mrs Lore Graham and her daughter-in-law, Elizabeth, who had commissioned the project. Mrs Graham arrived to pick up her copies of The Life of Lore Ilse Graham and kindly sign a copy for the LifeBook library
It wasn’t until he neared retirement that he had the perspective to consider other motivations. Being first and foremost a business man, it didn’t occur to him to set up LifeBook as a charity, so the Social Enterprise was the perfect model for him to deliver social benefit.
Strike a Light is a non-profit community arts and heritage organisation which focuses on involving people’s life stories and local memories to engage a wide range of groups and individuals in creative and heritage activities, encouraging engagement and outreach as well as involving memories and archive material; making art to transform public and private spaces.
What’s your favourite aspect of a LifeBook project? The end. All of the projects take up a lot of mind-space and you are always thinking of alternative ways to best capture what the author wants to express. The satisfaction when you have finished the task makes you smile for a good week.
At LifeBook, we produce books for authors through the bespoke, customised service that we offer, each title tailored to the author’s needs. Dreaming a Nation, which follows the life of Sir Frederick Smith and charts the independence of Barbados, was produced by us for...
All our corporate histories have come through personal recommendations – a testament to the quality of work we produce.
Roy Moëd, Founder of LifeBook, tells Daily Mail’s ThisisMoney.co.uk how an exercise to put purpose back into his dad's life and give him a reason to look forward to tomorrow led to the idea and birth of LifeBook UK.
LifeBook has taken to the airwaves to help highlight that despite 64% of Brits being told war stories by a parent or grandparent, only 8% of us have recorded them for future generations - important historical events and anecdotes that will soon be lost forever. See...
- 64% of Britons have been told war stories by a grandparent or parent but only 8% have recorded them to preserve for future generations - Only 4% of Britons view grandparents as a first port of call for advice - Almost ¾ of over 65s want grandchildren/younger family...
Why Everyone has an Important Story to Tell Getting our most treasured memories down on paper is something many of us think about but often we don’t know how to go about it. Writing an autobiography seems to sit with celebrities who have a star-studded story to tell...
Entrepreneur Roy Moëd set up LifeBook, a bespoke autobiography service, in 2010 with the mission of helping older people enjoy their lives and ‘age successfully’. He was inspired by his elderly father, Jules, who was blind, in a care home and felt he had nothing left...
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
At HealthCare International, we are always looking for ways to add value to the way that we work with our clients. One of the benefits we offer you is through our partnership with LifeBook.
The Royal British Legion, in partnership with bespoke autobiography specialists LifeBook, is proud to announce a special new service to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.
The Positive Health Wellness site is for those of us who look for the information they need to live a more positive, healthier and happier life.
Launched in 1922, Reader's Digest has built 90 years of trust with a loyal audience and has become the largest circulating magazine in the world.
The Lady is Britain's longest-running weekly women's magazine. It has been in continuous publication since 1885 and is based in London.
Ali Hall struck upon the idea of her elderly father turning his life story into a book as a way to help lift his spirits.
Psychologist Lynda Shaw warned that loneliness can also exacerbate diseases like diabetes, dementia and some cancers.
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