Paralympian Lori Pierce

In 1984, Lori Pierce was born prematurely. To keep her alive she was given large doses of oxygen. The life-saving oxygen caused blood vessels in her retinas to burst, which led to scarring and detachment of her retinas and blindness.  Her birth mother spoke very little English and was abusing drugs.  She had already given … Read more

Josh Wolff

Josh Wolff is the founder of the Nomading Film Festival.  He says his uncle passed the travel bug to him at an early age and from that time he has traveled and lived around the world.  He shares his life journey from a first person perspective: “I’ve been in the education world for over ten … Read more


Seldom has a performer been strongly considered for an Academy Award in both acting and music, yet Frank Stallone has managed to pull it off. His fiery portrayal of a brutish bartender Eddie in the film Barfly had Hollywood insiders abuzz at Oscar time, and his #1 hit Far From Over, from the film Staying … Read more

Tim Davies

Tim Davies was born in Cardiff and studied Music at Kingston University, where he won the conducting prize, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.  Tim has recently completed Levels 1 and 2 in Estill Voice training. His theatre credits include Musical Director for Joseph and the … Read more

British actor John Barr

John Barr is an acclaimed actor, acting and singing coach.  John, who was trained at the Sylvia Young Theatre School, made his West End debut at the age of 12 in OLIVER at the Albery Theatre.  Since then he has had a varied career appearing on Stage, TV, Film, Cabaret, Concerts and Recordings. His credits … Read more