Why do people fall in love? It maybe falling in love with another person, but it may also be falling in love with a place. In deed, what is love rational or irrational? Some people fall in love with great art or with a sports team or a particular game. Others have great affection for animals. Love stories can take many different forms but all involve emotion and passion in some way . Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, is a well known saying. Amazing people usually fell in love with their work, whether it was in music, science, aviation, literature, engineering, medicine and other areas. Join me on a journey to discover their great love stories in both the professional and personal aspects of their lives.
Although many book shops have closed, with the arrival of digital downloads, book and audio clubs seem to grow in strength. One of my friends who is a member of her local book club says that about 80% of the people download the reading materials, rather than buy the book at a shop. As an [...]
Today, more and more women become doctors, politicians, entrepreneurs, scientists, financial advisers and take on other roles outside the home. On the 25th February, International Women’s Day cebrates the achievements of all women, particularly mothers. But women are saying that life is getting busier and there is less time to read and keep up to [...]
What do guys buy girls for for Xmas or their birthday? Many guys get worried in case they buy a present that will not get high marks. For example, should a guy buy cosmetics for a girl or a dress? No way I hear you say. So, what do they buy? – a bottle of [...]
A fascinating short video is the surprise result of a question that I put to James Hudson who I met recently. What do you like doing?” was a question I posed to James. ‘I like making videos’, he replied. “How about making one on William Shakespeare?” I asked on the spur of the moment. Within [...]
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 [...]