Amazing Battles

  Life today is shaped by yesterday’s battles. On my travels, I have visited the sites where epic fights took place. The victors determined the lives of the losers for hundred of years and changed their culture. This year I have spent time in the beautiful city of York in the UK. It is surrounded by a wall built by the Romans. They arrived in AD 71 and set up…

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8 September, 2014
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Multi Media Museums

To assess new developments in multi- media applications, I took myself on a tour of museums and expos . From the traditional art galleries to the new interactive science expos for students, it was a fascinating journey. On the way, I travelled through history and into the future. On balance, too many of the exhibits were passive and old style. Only about 20% had invested in the modern multi-media exhibits…

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9 February, 2014
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Amazing Doctors – Women’s Health

10 November, 2012

On my recent visit to the UK, I was in London for a few days. My hotel was next to Euston Station and I decided to go for a walk to see the grand St Pancras Station building, which has now been converted to a hotel. As I was walking along, I noticed a sign which said The Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Gallery. You may think it is an art gallery….

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Beatles Magical Music Tour

20 October, 2012

On my visit to the UK, I went to the city of Liverpool to attend a family wedding. It gave me the opportunity to follow a magical music tour of the Beatles. Taking a tour bus, our guide Adrian gave an excellent introduction to places like Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields. Yes, the names of the songs reflected the local area where the Beatles lived . The barbers shop and the firemen with…

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Villages, Villes and Visitors

17 October, 2012

In search of amazing people I like to go to villages and villes. That is what I do in order to write stories and books for The Amazing People Club. This time I went to Figueres in Spain. That is where Salavdor Dali, the artist, worked for many years. There is now a grand Theatre Museum, showing his work,  in the centre of the town, as shown in the picture….

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Amazing People of London

17 July, 2012

William Shakespeare made his name here. So did Charles Dickens. Florence Nightingale made major contributions to hospitals and health in the city. Christopher Wren’s famous St Paul’s Cathedral still stands. The Houses of Parliament designed by Charles Barry grace the River Thames. Buckingham Palace, where the kings and queens have lived since the 18th century, overlooks the pretty gardens of St James’ Park. At the other end of London, the…

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