Writers and Authors

Making time for the unknown – Kristina Evans

Making time for the unknown - Kristina Evans

Being a busy mother, I had no time for the unknown. A friend needed help in her shop so my husband offered my services as he wanted to know where I was during the day while the kids were at school. According to him, I spent it quicker than he could make it! To be…

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The Unexpected Journey of Becoming a Writer – Lois Letchford

Her Story Daily - Lois Letchford

My sixth-grade teacher peered over my shoulder, handing back my essay. The ordinarily white paper with black pencil writing was covered with acres of red pen; each mark a new humiliation and evidence of failure. My teacher pointed to each correction mark, loudly stating, “How am I supposed to read this mess? You cannot write,…

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The story of Baby Doe – Noelle Rose Andressen

The story of baby doe - Noelle Rose Andressen

“In the darkness, a silent frightened cry is heard, it is that of an infant struggling to stay alive in the surroundings of refuse, a mother has just abandoned her baby in a trash bin…” Those were the opening words of an Emmy nominated film my husband and I created from scratch with no budget,…

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Episode 86: Is your home affecting your health – Nicole Bijlsma

Her Story Radio - Nicole Bijlsma - Is your home healthy?

Nicole Bijlsma is a Building Biologist which means that she finds the connection between built environments, like our homes, and health problems. Her fascination with this area and subsequent expertise, came about when she experienced 10 traumatic miscarriages. Specialists could not pinpoint the underlying problem and it wasn’t until Nicole heard of the work of…

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The Question That Changed My Life – Alisa Bryce

Her Story Daily - Alisa Bryce - Something isn't right

You’d think that getting a melanoma, losing half your hair, and almost losing the plot would be enough if a sign that something needed to change. But it wasn’t these events that made me buck up and do something. It was a simple question, asked in passing nearly two years later, that I had never…

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Episode 84 – Stacey Copas – How to be Resilient

Her Story Radio - Stacey Copas - How to be Resilient

At the age of 12 years, Stacey Copas’s life changed forever. She dived into a swimming pool, hit the bottom and was unable to resurface. Holding her breath for as long as she could she eventually blacked out. Her 10-year-old brother realised that something was seriously wrong and managed to pull her from the pool…

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Episode 83: Jenny Rudd – For the love of UNO

Her Story Radio -Jenny Rudd - for the love of UNO

Jenny Rudd is the charismatic editor and part-owner of UNO Magazine. She has the type of energy you want to bottle up and take a swig of when life gets boring. In this interview, Jenny talks about her career as a Sports Spread Betting Trader in London in her mid-twenties and how she was the…

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Episode 82: Jay Crisp Crow – Be the Star of Your Own Show

Her Story Radio - Jay Crisp Crow - Be the star of your own show

Even before I interviewed award-winning copywriter Jay Crisp Crow I was enamoured and intrigued by the sound of her. Who was this sassy, smart woman who could turn wordsmithing into an art form that pulled you in and had you asking for more? It turns out that Jay is a woman of many talents; singer,…

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Episode 81 – Rona Octavia – Searching for adventure

Her Story Radio - Rona Octavia - Searching for Adventure

Our first episode under the new brand Her Story Radio is with the incredible Rona Octavia. A woman who lost herself in a relationship only to rediscover herself through adventure and achieve a life-long dream to swim the English Channel, the stretch of water between England and France, approximately 21 miles (32 kilometers) if you get…

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