Recording Families’ Voices & Passing on Stories – capturing the past

BBC’s Broadcasting House are featuring Guy Garvey’s appeal to record the voices & stories of parents – encouraging grandparents, parents & elderly relatives to make the offer to younger members of families: “If you would like to record my stories for future read more

Visiting Relatives? “There must be an App for that”

Thoughts of the queue in the car, parking problems, conversation pauses & “what can we do with them” are often the unspoken emotions of visiting elderly relatives & in-laws Special2Us can’t solve the costs of fuel but we help with the awkward silences & read more

Reminiscence Rush – after THEIR wedding Hunting your video/handycam tapes

This overcast Monday morning after the glorious Saturday of the Royal Wedding has seen a flurry of “Can you converts my wedding video tapes into something I can watch on my laptop”

The answer of course is “YES”… the next question being: now what is it! Most read more

1870s Porn, Hurricane Katrina & Modern day Witch from Haslemere

So its been a week a exhibiting at Ideal Home Show & the team at Special2Us have been meeting clients, assailed by stories, interacting with strangers & “sorting out stuff”

This morning our first visitor spotted a 1938 picture of the MD’s read more

Use them sparingly it’s our marketing weapon not a give-away!

Special2Us is a reminiscence service – software used in care homes, by families & friends with a relative who’s affected by loneliness or by relations who are pooling all of their oral history & photographs… It’s not a product easily summed up by single read more