Creative Conversations

Creative Conversations

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By Yang-May Ooi
Real people, Inspiring Creativity - hosted by multimedia author, Yang-May Ooi. Produced by TigerSpirit.co.uk

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Cheryl Robson on Aurora Metro Books
   Cheryl Robson, founder and managing editor of Aurora Books, joins Creative Conversations host Yang-May Ooi to talk about her three decades steering a successful independent publisher of non-fiction, fiction and plays by diverse authors and playwrights - and shares tips for emerging writers on developing stand out work.    For photos, links and music credits, go to bit.ly/ccv-aurorametro. ¦ Episode  CCV0206 ¦  Creative Conversations is part of the Tiger Spirit family of creative content, conceived and presented by multimedia author Yang-May Ooi. Find out more at bit.ly/creativeconversations-podcast 
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March 7, 2019
Stephen Ring on Beautiful North Devon (Westward Ho! mini-series)
In this third episode of our three part mini-series recorded in Westward Ho! in North Devon, well-known local artist and photographer Stephen Ring talks with Creative Conversations host Yang-May Ooi about how the beauty of North Devon informs his art and photography.  For photos, links and music credits, go to bit.ly/ccv-beautifulnorthdevon. ¦ Episode  CCV0205 ¦  Creative Conversations is part of the Tiger Spirit family of creative content, conceived and presented by multimedia author Yang-May Ooi. Find out more at bit.ly/creativeconversations-podcast 
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February 12, 2019
John Barton on Sand, Sea and Song (Westward Ho! mini-series)
In the second episode of our three part mini-series recorded in Westward Ho! in North Devon, the "Music Man" John Barton talks with Creative Conversations host Yang-May Ooi about a lifetime of music and song.   For photos, links and music credits, go to bit.ly/ccv-sandseasong. ¦ Episode CCV0204 ¦  Creative Conversations is part of the Tiger Spirit family of creative content, conceived and presented by multimedia author Yang-May Ooi. Find out more at bit.ly/creativeconversations-podcast 
26:43
February 9, 2019
Pete Sawyer on Kitesurfing to Happiness (Westward Ho! miniseries)
In the first of a three part mini-series recorded in Westward Ho! in North Devon, kitesurfer Pete Sawyer talks with  Creative Conversations host Yang-May Ooi about how his passion for kitesurfing helped him create a new business and rebuild his life by the Atlantic Ocean after insolvency and divorce. For photos, links and music credits, go to bit.ly/ccv-kitesurfing. ¦ Episode CCV0203 ¦  Creative Conversations is part of the Tiger Spirit family of creative content, conceived and presented by multimedia author Yang-May Ooi. Find out more at bit.ly/creativeconversations-podcast 
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February 7, 2019
Zaharah Othman on Love Stories across Cultures
 Malaysian journalist Zaharah Othman joins Creative Conversations podcast host Yang-May Ooi to talk about her lifetime in journalism covering both heartwrenching events like the MH17 tragedy and heartwarming personal stories of Malaysians overseas - and also her fascination with love stories from the past and across cultures.  For photos and links, go to bit.ly/ccv-loveacrosscultures ¦ Episode CCV0202 ¦  Creative Conversations is part of the Tiger Spirit family of creative content, conceived and presented by multimedia author Yang-May Ooi. Find out more at bit.ly/creativeconversations-podcast 
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January 11, 2019
Stephanie van Driesen on How to be a Superstar
 We open Season 2 of Creative Conversations with a superstar episode to kick off 2019. Stage actor and performing artist Stephanie van Driesen joins host Yang-May Ooi to talk about what it takes to be a superstar in musical theatre in South East Asia, and why she is passionate about always learning and developing her craft. For photos, links and resource credits go to the shownotes page at bit.ly/ccv-superstar. ¦  Episode CCV0201 ¦ Creative Conversations is part of the Tiger Spirit family of creative content, conceived and presented by multimedia author Yang-May Ooi. Find out more at bit.ly/creativeconversations-podcast
42:06
January 3, 2019
“Walter Plinge” on An Actor’s Life
Actor “Walter Plinge” (aka Philip Blaine) talks about his life as an actor in repertory theatre in the 1950s and it is a fascinating historical record of an exciting time in British theatre as well as an inspiring personal story. This special episode of Creative Conversations is taken from multimedia author Yang-May Ooi’s podcast archive recorded in 2008 for her first podcast series Fusion View (now closed). For photos and links, please go to the Creative Conversations shownotes page for this episode at bit.ly/ccv-anactinglife ¦ Episode CCV006 ¦ Creative Conversations is part of the family of creative content produced by TigerSpirit.co.uk A note from Yang-May Ooi: "Philip passed away a few years ago and the recording feels to me now a valuable part of our cultural history as well as a personal account of the life of a wonderful friend and a talented actor."
43:19
December 17, 2018
Michael McManus on An Honourable Man
Author and playwright Michael McManus talks to Yang-May Ooi about his play An Honourable Man set in a dystopic post-Brexit world... Episode CCV005 ¦ Creative Conversations is part of the Tiger Spirit family of creative content, conceived and presented by multimedia author Yang-May Ooi ¦ www.TigerSpirit.co.uk
25:47
November 29, 2018
Daniel York on Telling Forgotten Stories
Actor and playwright Daniel York joins Creative Conversations host Yang-May Ooi to talk about his new play Forgotten, an epic story about the Chinese Labour Corps who worked in the trenches during the First World War. Episode CCV004 ¦ Creative Conversations is part of the Tiger Spirit family of creative content, conceived and presented by multimedia author Yang-May Ooi ¦ www.TigerSpirit.co.uk
30:45
October 16, 2018
Sue Plumtree on Creating a Great Life After 50
Relationship coach Sue Plumtree joins host Yang-May Ooi on Creative Conversations to tell her story of divorcing at age 60 and how she found the courage and creativity to create a new life and business - and how she found true love at age 70. Episode CCV003 ¦ Creative Conversations is part of the Tiger Spirit family of creative content, conceived and presented by multimedia author Yang-May Ooi ¦ www.TigerSpirit.co.uk
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May 11, 2018
Terence Bailey on Paranormal Fiction and Life
Novelist Terry Bailey joins Yang-May Ooi on Creative Conversations to chat about his paranormal thriller Dead in Time and how he uses his own experiences in his fiction. Find out more about Terry at www.facebook.com/terencebaileyauthor ¦ Creative Conversations is the Tiger Spirit podcast exploring - and celebrating - the creative process in the arts, life and business, conceived and presented by author and creative actionista, Yang-May Ooi ¦ www.TigerSpirit.co.uk
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August 30, 2017
James Zarzana on the benefits and challenges of self-publishing
James Zarzana joins Creative Conversations to talk with Yang-May Ooi about the benefits and challenges of self-publishing. James is the author of the Marsco Saga - www.jamesazarzana.com. Creative Conversations is a Tiger Spirit podcast hosted by multimedia author Yang-May Ooi, celebrating the creative process in the arts, life and business. ¦ www.TigerSpirit.co.uk
48:10
August 4, 2017
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