Angela Lansbury

Writer and Speaker


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Biographical Information

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 museums.
Teaching
English teacher (EFL in 3 schools in Singapore) and tutor in GCSE, A level and EFL for adults in UK.
 
Writing
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 International.

Public Speaking

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. 


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I plan to add to this home page sample travel articles and information and photos from trips: Kafka and Prague (Czech Republic); Nuremberg (E Germany); Shanghai, China; Malaysia; Singapore; and Thailand.

I am also listed in International Authors and Writers Who's Who'; The World Who's Who of Women; 5000 Personalities of the World; Millennium Hall of Fame.

Please tell me what you think about this page. Thank you for your interest.

Forthcoming links:

Swanwick Writers' Summer School

Toastmasters International Find a Club

Harrow Writers Circle

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Copyright Angela Lansbury 1999-2006.
Last revised: January 24, 2006.