Writer and Speaker
- Angela Lansbury B A Hons
I am the English authoress, not related to the actress of the same name.
Based mostly in London, England, intermittently in Singapore.
- I write travel articles and books and conduct any
kind of research or writing. My speciality is travel to
romantic places, honeymoons, Jewish trails, wedding and
business etiquette. I also broadcast radio talks, make TV
appearances, and talk to groups. I can write text and do
dialect voices for lively, humorous audiotape texts for
- English teacher (EFL in 3 schools in Singapore) and
tutor in GCSE, A level and EFL for adults in UK.
- Worked in advertising as a copywriter, PA to the late
Author Eric Webster (author of How to Win the Business
Battle) sub-editor on woman's magazines, freelance
writer, researcher for Marshall Cavendish partworks.
Contributor of travel aticles to consumer magazines such
as Brides, Wedding & Home, Mother & Baby, Under
Five, Mother, Parents, Good Motoring, Which Motorcaravan,
Music & Music Mart, TNT (Australian), Southern Cross,
New Moon, American in Britain, Arab in Britain, Take A
Break; also featured in newspapers such as The Sunday
Times and Mail on Sunday You magazine, London Newspaper Group, Mayfair Times (edited weekly travel column), New
Zealand News UK, Northern Echo, Jewish Chronicle, Jewish
Herald (edited weekly travel column). Travel Trade
publications include: Selling Long Haul (for travel
agents); Club Secretary (group travel), Plan It (coach
tour operators). Updated section on Singapore hotels for
ABC Travel Agents Gazeteer published by Reed
I have given after tea talks and workshops to groups such as pensioners,
synagogue cultural societies and annually at Writers' Holiday at University
College of Wales at Caerleon in Wales and can also do 10-20 minute filler
speeches if writing groups have a late speaker or run out of material and would
otherwise finish early.
In addition to writing Wedding Speeches and Toasts, and preparing a speech
training course for teachers to take into Singapore Schools, I am an
enthusiastic member of Toastmasters International which gives training in public
speaking. In the UK I am a member of : Harrovians in Harrow; HOD Stanmore;
Olympians; and will shortly be joining Excalibur advanced group.
In Singapore I am a member of Singapore Toastmasters and attend various other
clubs such as and The Lions Club which meets at The Pines. I am an
Advanced Toastmaster Bronze. I have received ribbons for Table Topics (impromptu
speeches) and Evaluating. The manuals I have completed are Entertaining and the
Folk Tale. I am now preparing speeches from Speaking with Humour.