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Bound Feet Blues, the Book, to be published by Urbane Publications in Nov 2015 [new books 2015]

Author Yang-May Ooi’s new book, Bound Feet Blues – A Life Told in Shoes, signed by Urbane Publications is due out in November 2015.

My publisher Matthew Smith of Urbane Publications has confirmed to me that the publication date Continue Reading »

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Speaking on Body Image – International Women’s Day event hosted by PAWA

Writer/ performer Yang-May Ooi joined author Edna Fernandes and others to discuss Body Image as part of the 2015 International Women’s Day celebrations.

The Pan Asian Women’s Association panel discussion on Body Image took place at the Nehru Centre on Continue Reading »

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Little Remarkable Moments

My new year’s resolution is to appreciate each moment.

And I decided to start a new blog to help me do just that!

Here’s the blurb:

Little Remarkable Moments is a blog by creative artist Yang-May Ooi about Continue Reading »

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Storytelling as a tool for confidence and personal presence

Start 2015 with an invigorationg new challenge – check out a unique masterclass in storytelling as a tool for confidence, personal presence and leadership that is taking place on Sat 31 Jan 2015 in Central London, facilitated by Yang-May Ooi Continue Reading »

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Discover Storytelling and Friendship at The Story Party

The ancient art of storytelling continues to bring friends – and strangers – together through inspiring stories told from the heart at The Story Party, the cult storytelling club meeting at the historic George Inn in Southwark.

As the winter Continue Reading »

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You can’t do everything – and that’s OK

 If you’re running around trying to do everything, it’s going to wear you out and you’ll most likely end up not doing any one of those things very well. You can’t do everything, says Yang-May Ooi, and that’s OK. Here’s Continue Reading »

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Photos from Yang-May Ooi’s award-winning talk “Breaking Tradition: How to Live Unbound” at the Inspiring Speakers Gala July 2014

Yang-May Ooi won the People’s Choice Award at the Inspiring Speakers Gala the other week for her talk “Breaking Tradition: How to Live Unbound”. She was among 7 speakers who wowed the audience with speeches on topics that they felt Continue Reading »

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Writing Process Blogging Tour

Writer and Performer Yang-May Ooi shares her writing process secrets as part of a Writing Process Blogging Tour.

My friend Mary Ann Mhina, a fellow TEDx speaker and writer, nominated me to join her on a Writing Process Blogging Tour  Continue Reading »

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Yang-May Ooi’s solo show Bound Feet Blues heads to London’s West End

Writer/ performer Yang-May Ooi’s solo story performance Bound Feet Blues will be showcased at the Tristan Bates Theatre in London’s West End on Mon 13 Oct. Read on to find out more about the show and how to buy tickets. Continue Reading »

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Watch the showreel of Bound Feet Blues

 Watch snippets from Yang-May Oo’s solo show Bound Feet Blues – captured at the scratch night performance when she tried out the first 45 mins of the draft script at Conway Hall in London.

Audience reviews (scratch night): ‘Terrific.. poignant.. Continue Reading »

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About Yang-May Ooi

Yang-May Ooi is a creative artist whose work explores the transformational power of personal narrative. She has been an award-winning TEDx speaker, bestselling author and acclaimed story performer. Her sell out solo story performance, Bound Feet Blues, was showcased in London's West End in Oct 2014. to 4+ Star reviews. The show returns to the Tristan Bates Theatre for a 3 week run in Nov 2015 - see www.BoundFeetBlues.co.uk

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