Some people think about it often, while others can forget it’s even there, either way your name is something that ends up defining you – whether you want it to or not. This week, tales of identity from three people with a unique story behind their name.
Story from the Never Never River by Serge Negus
Sometimes all it takes to love your name is a great story behind it.
by Serge Negus with assistance from Selena Shannon
Music: Rueben’s Train by BCB Bluegrass Band, Swimmer by Fishing
Call me Elliot by Lindsey Green
Picking a new name can mean picking a whole new identity, a chance to start afresh and be a different person all together. But with that comes a lot of pressure to get it right.
By Lindsey Green, with supervising producing from Bec Fary
Music: The Kid In The Bins by Doctor Turtle, Isn’t the rain nice today? By bbatv
Tiger and Leo by Tiger Webb
Dug up from our archives comes a story Tiger made shortly before turning 25. In this piece, he tells us about being born 15 weeks too early and the connection he has to a metaphorical twin.
Produced by Tiger Webb
Music Credits: White Sheet Beach by Fishing
Image: Flickr Creative Commons user Pip Wilson