Winner of the most prolific storyteller on TSL, this was Alison’s fourth and last story before she moved to England. We miss her dearly and though it appropriate to give her a poster of all her story titles.
Here’s her story of her time as a student in Beijing and her mysterious encounter with a soviet student.
We were so excited to have our our first REAL Politician on TSL! But why did he call himself a ‘failed politician’? Listen to Jenn Jong tell his fascinating story of how he came to be an opposition politician. Yee Jenn Jong is currently a non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) representing the Worker’s Party in the 12th Parliament of Singapore. He is also an entrepreneur who has founded several start-ups, most notable of which is education technology company ASKnLearn.
Margaret Ghielmetti completely disarmed us all with her impromptu story on our rare Open Mic night and we knew we had to call her back for more! She has a knack for drawing us into the beauty and drama of life, and here’s her whimsical and wonderful story Of Her, Paris and Moi
Ahmad is one of those teachers that everyone wished they had in school. Passionate, resourceful and full of compassion for his students. Here’s his story about his nenek (Grandma) and the journey of finding his peace with being independent. Come hear his hilarious, poignant story.
No stranger to the Ghost-hunting scene, Mr Noel Boyd is a well-known ghost hunter with his own TV series on www.gfs.sg. He has many stories of ghostly encounters but this one of his adventures on Pulau Ubin had all of us on tenterhooks. Not for the faint-hearted.
Exorcisms, Christianity and Cat Spirits…nuff said. Thanks Sean Tobin for making our hair stand! And don’t worry, you’re not hearing things…that’s Paul Searles, composer and musician doing some live foley in the background…
It’s not everyday you get a distinguished author to come tell a very personal story about how she met her husband. And what a story it is! Think 1950s and the glamour of air travel on Pan Am, and the impossibility of tracking each other without phones or the internet! Plenty of material here for a classic Hollywood Love Story! Thank you Valerie for sharing your joy and your love!
You can buy her latest biography of the great Italian printer Giambattista Bodoni: His Life and His World here.