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Video biographies: the ugly truth

By Lee | Oct 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
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How things go wrong with video biography interviews There is an ugly truth about video biographies that few people tell you—they rarely actually get done. People start off with good intentions to interview Mum or Dad and record the interview for posterity, but a number of factors often seem to get in the way. Firstly,…

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What to do after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis: Capture your life story before dementia does

By Lee | Sep 25, 2017 | Comments Off on What to do after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis: Capture your life story before dementia does
What to do after an Alzheimer's diagnosis - My Video History

What to do after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, is an important question that raises many possibilities but this article will focus on three main themes; legal affairs, support networks, and stories. Our interest in this question stems from the fact that the NHS in the United Kingdom is investigating early work that suggests video histories can…

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Fading voices

By Lee | Sep 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Fading voices

Fading voices from My Video History on Vimeo. For most of us in our 50s, there comes a growing realisation that our parents won’t be around forever, that they will eventually leave us and their voices will be gone. This was certainly the case for me. My father died suddenly in his sleep nearly 20…

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Do it yourself memoir

By Lee | Sep 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Do it yourself memoir

Many people start with good intentions to D-I-Y their own memoir. But life can get in the way of great D-I-Y plans, and sabotage even the keenest writers. That’s why the My Video History service is so great: it allows you to record your own memoir, in your own voice, with all of your jokes…

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Finality

By Lee | Sep 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Finality

We all know that our time here on earth is finite, and perhaps you are very conscious that one day you might not wake up in the morning. Doesn’t it make sense to act now and record your memoir, before your energy is gone and time runs out? Call us now on (08) 8120 0300…

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Why a video to loved ones is important when you have cancer

By Lee | Sep 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Why a video to loved ones is important when you have cancer

Tracy from Brisbane talks compellingly about why it is so important to record a video to your loved ones when you are dealing with your own cancer. Call My Video History now on (08) 8120 0300 to book yours.   Why a video to loved ones is important when you have cancer from My Video…

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Video your parents while they are still young

By Lee | Sep 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Video your parents while they are still young

Tracy shares why she regrets never videoing her mother when her mother started becoming forgetful. Now her mother has dementia and those memories are gone forever. Call My Video History now on (08) 8120 0300 to book a video interview for your parents now.

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Video biographies make excellent birthday gifts

By Lee | Aug 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Video biographies make excellent birthday gifts

A recorded biography makes an excellent birthday gift for a 50-, 60- or 70-something. It gives the recipient the opportunity to ‘talk about themselves’ for a while, something they may not have had a chance to do before. Siblings will also be grateful that the video was recorded while their parent(s) was still active and fit,…

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