Auriol

Jacqueline Auriol – An Amazing World Record Pilot

Feb. 12, 2010 by

In my searches for amazing people, I have found people who succeeded despite the odds. Today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to the lady who broke many world aviation records, despite having been badly injured in a plane

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Amazing Music Career

Feb. 10, 2010 by

Who wrote Alexander’s Rag Time Band and also Easter Parade? Here are some clues. He was born in Siberia. His family were persecuted. With little money,  his parents took him and their seven other children to the USA. Israel Baline

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St Pauls

Accidents and Amazing Achievements

Feb. 9, 2010 by

While writing about amazing people, I found that many of them came to fame because of accidents. Sir Christopher Wren is well known as the architect of St Paul’s Cathedral in London. But, it was only because of an accident

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Carnegie

Making Money and Amazing Charity – Andrew Carnegie’s Life

Feb. 6, 2010 by

Andrew Carnegie had little education, but he was a quick learner and owner of big business organizations. But, he started in poverty.  His father, William, was a poor weaver in Dunfermline, Scotland, who borrowed the money for tickets to emigrate to the

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Olympics in London

Feb. 5, 2010 by

As part of my interest in amazing people, I have started to write a new book on the Amazing People of London as seen through eyes of those who made major contributions. Some of the people I met in my

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Netbook

E-books or Printed Books?

Feb. 1, 2010 by

How do you prefer to read – looking at a screen or holding some paper in your hands? I have been asking a few people their views. There is no doubt that older people enjoy the feel and touch of

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