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Leaving a legacy

Reflections on Dementia, by Harvey White

Harvey White became consultant surgeon at The Royal Marsden Hospital in 1976, and later held similar positions at King Edward VII Hospital for Officers, and The London Clinic. Harvey has also been much involved in charity work. He has kindly shared an editorial about dementia that he has written from personal experience.

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LifeBook author Lore Graham visits the office

Lore Graham and her daughter-in-law, Elizabeth, who had commissioned the project visited us at the office. She was given the project as a gift and initially, Lore wasn’t sure she could fill a book. However, with the help of her interviewer Sorraya and the rest of the team, the book took shape over the next few months!

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LifeBook, a Lasting Legacy – Dreaming a Nation

Dreaming a Nation, which follows the life of Sir Frederick Smith and charts the independence of Barbados, was produced by LifeBook Memoirs for Sir Frederick’s family and the book is also available to buy via Amazon. This fascinating memoir has gotten raving reviews which we would like to share with you.

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Corporate History – LifeBook CustomBespoke

Having captured the fascinating story of one of the largest renewable energy companies in the world, we are now at the exciting stage of editing the manuscript. The recently retired chief executive has been here at the LifeBook Memoirs office to give instructions to the editorial team to ensure his company’s story is perfectly told.

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Bespoke LifeBook: Love and Laughter in a Suitcase

LifeBook Memoirs was honored to welcome Virginia Bayless and her daughter Brenda to the office for a coffee and cake presentation. Brenda’s final manuscript was over 152,000 words. We upgraded her memoir to our beautiful larger format hand-bound and stitched linen book and it is one of the biggest books in our library.

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Recipe for Ageing Well: The Ingredients

Afraid of the ticking clock? Not sure you’ll be aging well? The LifeBook Memoirs’ team offers eight suggestions on how to age well: use it or lose it, embrace the senior moment, old dogs new tricks, a change is a good as a rest, there is more time than you think, tasks of aging, sandwich generation, and eat drink and be merry.

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Memoir – First Memories

Often the place to start when planning your memoir is to cast your mind back to your very first memories. Nobody really knows how those first memories cement themselves in your mind, but they often make for some great reading! My earliest memory was a time pottering around the kitchen at three years old, whilst my mother was sitting on the floor.

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LifeBook – A Legacy Lived, A Legacy Shared

Experience the journey of a LifeBook autobiography by listening to testimonials from our clients, interviewers, and ghost-writers. We come across many reasons why our clients want to create or gift an autobiography, but whatever the motivation it can be cathartic and enlightening to be interviewed about your own life.

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Forgotten War Stories Brought Alive with the Help of LifeBook

The best history books are packed with first-hand accounts, detailed anecdotes, and unique perspectives that reveal real human life stories from a distinct period in time. As Remembrance Sunday approaches, the memories of those who have lived through times of war are firmly at the forefront of the nation’s minds.

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A LifeBook Record – 608 pages

John Franklin popped in to sign the copy for our memoir library. He sets the record with his very long and interesting memoir. Whilst our normal books are usually around 160 pages long with 60 photographs, at 608 pages and with numerous photographs, letters and documents, The Weaver and His Crinoline Lady is our biggest LifeBook memoir yet!

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