From today’s Gomantak Times
‘Chronicler of Siolim’ passes away
GT NEWSROOM: Sebastian D’Cruz, popularly known as the ‘Chronicler of Siolim’, died early Monday morning, September 7.
The researcher-writer-musician brought out his first publication ‘Know The Parish and Village of Siolim’ in 1982.
Sebastian, fondly remembered as ‘Club Uncle’ for having worked as a caretaker of the famed Football Club of Siolim for two decades, also published ‘The History of the Siolim Church’, ‘Parish and Village of Siolim’, ‘The Churches of Bardez’, ‘The Life of St Anthony and Siolim’ and other publications, which included two highlighting the celebrations of the Sao Joao feast in the village. Continue reading
Recently, I picked up a copy of Michael Oke’s “Writing Your Life Story” from Broadway’s at Sant Inez. This title (Jaico, Rs 150, 2006) explains “how to record and present your memories for friends and families to enjoy”.
It offers tips on how to plan your project, and get working on it; how to deploy writing techniques; and even the reasons for writing your life story. As the biographer-author says very encouragingly, “If you can write a letter, you really can write a book.” You might think this is an exaggeration; but after seeing the writing process for long, one can’t feel that it’s largely a confidence trick.
Why not check it out if you have your doubts?
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