New Year Resolutions

15 November, 2009

It seems hard to believe that a  New Year is upon us. What are your plans and resolutions for 2010? Edith Piaf sang a song called ‘Je ne regrette rien’  – ‘I do no not regret anything. One my favourite songs, it reminds me of France and Paris. Whenever, I hear the song I remember the streets of Montmartre where she used to sing as a young girl before she…

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Love Stories

15 November, 2009

What is it that makes one person fall in love with another? That was the question that led me to conduct virtual interviews with people like Emperor Napoleon and Josephine, plus Galileo and his mistress Marina Gamba.  William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway’s marriage was a fascinating example of how the great writer chose an uneducated women who was 8 years older than himself. What drew them together and pulled them…

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Amelia Earhart Film

14 November, 2009

A recent film on Amelia Earhart’s life and world record breaking flying achievements has been made. It is now nearly 73 years since her last flight when she crashed in tragic circumstances on an attempt to complete an around the world trip. Even today, it is unusual for a woman to be a qualified pilot.  Amelia set many aviation world records. Have you seen the film? Thanks to nostri-imago for…

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