Sharing Stories

So you have a life story or a special moment in time that you wish to share, or your life legacy that you wish to leave for future generations of your family. That's great! So then, what is the best way to share your story? Luckily there are many ways to share these stories and moments so let's explore some of those here.

Sharing Stories
Autobiography / Biography 6 Articles
Writing your own life story for family and friends, even strangers, to read is one of the best gifts anyone could give. Your autobiography conveys in a personal context not only your life experiences but the impact those experiences have had on your life in both a practical sense and an emotional se
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Film and Video 4 Articles
Fortunately technology has improved over the years and many of us have access to a manageable sized digital video recorder with built in hard drive and self-focussing capabilities meaning we can just press record; or if not, an integrated video recording device such as a mobile phone. So now the mos
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Collage 2 Articles
A collage allows you to get creative with both the medium used and its presentation. It needn’t be just a collection of photos compiled onto a display backing, but can include memorabilia items such as travel or concert tickets or brochures for example. Any memorabilia used should help tell a stor
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Social Media 3 Articles
Social media in today’s society has incredibly taken off and more and more people, particularly the younger generations are accepting the use of the internet and social forums to share their life stories, both the past and present. Sharing can occur instantly and the number of people with whom you
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Photos Book 3 Articles
Photo books are a fantastic professional looking way to share your life stories and they make fantastic gifts. It helps to have an eye for layout and design to design your book but really anyone could have a go at it. Some photo book organisations offer free download of their software and charge for
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Slideshow 2 Articles
Slideshows are a fun way of compiling photographs or pictures electronically and incorporating features such as music or sound overlays, special effects and animations. They provide a great way of bringing otherwise still photographs and pictures to life to give that added sense of telling someone
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Photos Album 3 Articles
As technology advances the use of physical albums and folders to display our keepsakes, particularly photographs, is becoming less common but by no means out-dated. Many of us still have albums and display folders from days gone by that are still a treasure to dig out occasionally and reminisce over
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Storyboard 2 Articles
Storyboards make visually appealing and meaningful wall hangings for any home or office décor. The display arrangement can be flexible, as can the display content and materials used. Commonly, canvas or picture frames are used for the display in various shapes and sizes, and photos are complemented
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Motivational Posters 2 Articles
Also known as dream posters, these are a personal display of your life dreams. Most commonly you include words or pictures that mean something to you about your current desires or dreams for your life. You don't have to be overly artistic to enjoy this exercise and the good thing is that it helps yo
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Games 2 Articles
Games involving questioning and responses around one's life are a fun way to get to know family and friends and are a chance to share life stories. If everyone agrees, film or audio record the game as it is played out to capture the stories that are told and the interaction of participants at the ti
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