Ward 6: Bay B: Royal Infirmary– but conversation is a bit difficult.

A month or so ago, my father ended up in hospital…. Daily now, friends, relatives, family & neighbours visit –  often conversation can be stilted: what does one say, how does one engage and, what on earth can one find for kids to do when the age gap between read more

Who do you see … What do you hear?

“Oral history is an essential complement to written history. It is immediate, compelling and the listener is addressed personally. We carry in our heads the echoes of history…

Oral history interviewing is different from, say, a newspaper interview. The interviewer read more