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.
Margaret volunteered to tell a story at our first ever ‘open-mic’. And what a beautiful man..I mean story. Just listen. This lady didn’t win The Moth Story Slam for nothing! My cheeks are still aching from laughing. Here’s her story of “Of Florence, Fear and Fools”
Vanessa, a self-professed ‘angry’ person is the Project Coordinator of Project X, a local non-profit organisation that works to end violence and discrimination against sex workers in Singapore. Listen to how she learnt to come to terms with her ‘inner-anger’ and channel it towards helping our most vulnerable in society.
Jotham Tobiah Lim is 25 years old this year and an avid supporter of Christianity, authenticity and love. He is currently a student majoring in Arts Management and in his final year. He is still single but not quite available.
Jotham’s story is a familiar one. But his honesty with his family and himself during his journey of discovery is refreshing. Take a listen to how one young man has decided to live by his principles in a complicated world.
Juwanda Hassim is THE Fabulous Baker Boy! He churns out the most delicious cakes on a daily basis but before running his successful cafe, he wore many other hats. Find out how he went from cooking for others to eventually cooking for himself!
Ervin is the co-founder and Managing Director of Robot Playground Media. He has created and produced a range of award-winning content for broadcasters and corporate clients, including TV shows, web series, short films, print campaigns and educational apps. He directed Channel 5’s first animated sit-com Heartland Hubby.
Ervin had us all in stitches whilst regaling us with tales of turning 40 and dealing with roommates from hell!
A three time TSL champion, Alison is the author of a new novel, Lillian on Life, which has been praised by the like of Kate Atkinson, Karen Joy Fowler and Erica Jong. Who says Singapore has no talented foreigners? More importantly, listen to her story ‘Of Ministers and Mormons’, and then you will understand why we’ve titled the accompanying picture as, ‘A Broad with a Few Good Men’.