Hermann Lammers Meyer
Music

5 minutes with Country Music Artist Hermann Lammers Meyer

Hermann Lammers MeyerHermann Lammers Meyer is a country music artist who was born in Germany in 1952. He grew up listening to country music and has been song writing and performing all over Europe since 1973.

1. Tell us a bit about your background and how you became a country music artist?

I grew up in the small city of Aschendorf in North Germany, next to the Dutch border. My parents owned a channel ship, and so it was easy to understand that they made me become a ship broker as a young man. I became infected by the country music that we heard via the American Forces Radio and I started to write my first original song ‘The Trucker’ under the table of my ship brokers work desk. At this point I had already hitchhiked the whole of the USA, sponsored by my Grandmother. I visited the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville enjoying George Jones and Johnny Cash at that time! Read More

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Aileen Lamb
Well-Being

5 minutes with Aileen Lamb – Ambassador for Bloodwise

Aileen LambAileen Lamb is passionate about Tourism and promoting Scotland. She is an award winning business connector, Tourism Manager for Scottish Enterprise, Co-Host of #ScotlandHour and more recently she has become an ambassador for Bloodwise – an established UK cancer charity that has been beating blood cancers since 1960.

In September 2015 Aileen received the life changing news that she had Acute Meyloid Leukaemia. Not one to sit around and mope she decided to tackle cancer head on, to make a series of goals to get her through what was going to be a mammoth year ahead. Throughout her journey (which you can read all about on her blog turbanoftheday.wordpress.com), Bloodwise were a constant support. They provided information and advice and helped her along every step of the way.

Now an ambassador for Bloodwise, Aileen is fundraising to help the charity undertake groundbreaking research in the fight against 137 different types of blood cancer. Read More

Folk Artist Eddy Mann
Music

5 minutes with Musician and Songwriter Eddy Mann

Folk Artist Eddy MannEddy Mann is a folk musician and songwriter from Philadelphia. He is also a worship leader, teacher, speaker and a dedicated family man.

1. Who or what has been the biggest influence on your career?

My faith is most likely the strongest influence of my career. I’m a creative at heart. I create because I have to. Realising that music was my gift, that it was my platform to be heard was, and still is life changing. I feel I have a defined purpose and it keeps me moving forward. Read More