"Whenever I sang at home, my mum would wince..."
Struggling to reach the high notes, Miranda found that Somewhere Over The Rainbow wouldn't cut it for a big audition at her junior school and had to use her own creativity to get her through.
I’m a bit of a me connoisseur. I know what I mean when I say certain things…
To celebrate a year of 100 Voices, Women's Prize longlistee Yvonne Battle-Felton shares a sneak peak of her fantastic piece that will be part of the 100 voices book if we get enough support from you! If you like what you hear please consider pledging on Unbound https://unbound.com/books/100-voices/
"I knew I had to do it. Even if it felt like I had nothing to contribute, I would have to think of something."
Writer and editor of the 100 Voices for 100 Years project, Miranda Roszkowski realises how hard it is to talk about achievements, and pays tribute to the 99 contributors who have gone before her.
"Life continues to throw challenges and obstacles at me. But I know I can deal with them."
For Louise Houghton her path was very clear from the age of four - she was destined to be in front of the camera. Her ambition, drive and a bit of luck have got her a long way. In this uplifting piece about being true to yourself despite the bumps in the road, Louise shares her story and inspires us along the way.
"If you just teach one person something positive, then it's worth it."
When costume coordinators Amy Trend, Hannah Monkley and Amy Towle dressed as Suffragettes for the Women's March in 2017 they didn't expect the fantastic response they got, or how it would lead to a whole new mindset. In an exclusive for 100 Voices for 100 Years the team behind the popular podcast Same Shit Different Century talk about the birth of the podcast, how they are inspired by the generations of women who have gone before them and how some problems are really still the same.
"A desert country seemed the place that best reflected our emotions."
After losing their daughter, writer Sandra Arnold and her husband took to travelling to process their grief and found themselves Oman. For 100 Voices for 100 years Sandra shares her story The Stone, inspired by one of the moments from their time in the desert. A beautiful piece about the moment when hope returns.