Escaping from the Nazis

“My grandmother didn’t want to leave, and my mother, very bravely at age 24 went back to Prague and got her mother and her younger sister Mimi out of Prague with great difficulty… on the last train before Hitler marched...

I Never Saw a Banana: And Other Stories About World War ll

In a both scary and touching interview, 15-year old Milo Silverstein sits down with his British Nana, Keitha Silverstein, and hears all about her childhood growing up outside of London in the 1940’s during World War ll. Keitha paints a...

Mark Smith’s Challenging Childhood and Profound Career

In this interview Brodie Young-Smith interviews his father, Mark Smith. On November 27, 2018 14 year old Brodie interviews his father and asks him about many significant things in his life including his childhood and his professional career. In the...

Princess Diana’s Funeral

Joy Pierce talked about what it was like to be in London at the time of Princess Diana’s funeral.

Growing up in England

I interviewed my dad about what life was like when he was growing up in England

Jane Newman Thanksgiving 2018

The life and career of Jane Newman, the founder of the discipline of account planning in America and founding partner in ad agency, Merkley Newman Herty in NYC. Jane also founded the Thorntree Project in Kenya which successfully educates Nomadic...

On life lessons from 1930

Polly Ionides speaks of her war childhood and lessons that she’d like to pass on to her grandchildren.

Ria Grewel Interview

My friend, Ria Grewel, talks to me about her experiences of moving to the U.S. from London, England and how she and her family had to adapt to American culture and how different the U.S. is from the U.K.

On the Level #97: Johnny Royal – A storytelling visionary and his quest to create 33 Degrees & Beyond: The Royal Art of Freemasonry

A chance encounter with Freemasons hall while visiting London in his youth led to a lifelong involvement with Freemasonry. Johnny Royal has had a passion for years about telling the story of Freemasonry and after several years he is now...

David MacDonald talks about his early years, teaching in England, and appendicitis.

My grandpa was born in Nova Scotia moved to ashtabula Ohio, grew up there and didn’t like school except college. He went to Europe instead of being drafted for the army, taught French even thought he was not very qualified....

An Insiders Look Into Humanism

82 year old Michael Imison recalls past experiences in life that have impacted his beliefs. He explains how he became a committed humanist and his work as a celebrant.

Daughter interviewing her 87 year old father

A daughter interviewing her father about his childhood in England, his parents and grandparents, his marriage and his life in Canada.

A conversation with my cousin Maura Collingwood in Huntington Beach, CA

I asked my mom’s 1st cousin about her early life, growing up on a farm in western Ireland and later studying, working as a nurse and raising a family in England, and how she came to be living in the...

3rd Generation Jamaican in Britain

I interviewed my friend Neicia who I admire a lot because she is an extremely successful woman, and she has faced a lot of struggles to be where she is incluiding, discrimination from her own community. She once told me...