What would it have been like to meet William Shakespeare when he lived in London? What would you have asked Charles Dickens about the experiences that led him to write Oliver Twist and other great stories?
In this Amazing London BioView, you can do so, via the virtual interview process. You can meet the great names and understand how they contributed to London becoming a great city.
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 [...]
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 [...]
How many opportunities have come your way today? How many of them have you taken? Those are questions that Dr William Penny Brookes focused on. As a result, he helped re-ignite interest in the Olympic Games. Rather than choose a major city to bring people together, he chose Much Wenlock. This is a small community [...]
The training is reaching a peak. The athletes competing in the 2012 Olympics are counting down the days. The competitions and events will test them to the limit. Some will break world records. We will see a few athletes run or swim quicker than any human in history. Heros and heroines will be created. But, all [...]
The largest sports show on Earth is close upon us. It is held every four years, But, how did it all start? As part of my interest in amazing people, I decided to travel through time to the days of the ancient Greece. I discovered that in 776BC – almost 3000 years ago – the [...]
In just over three months, the 2012 Olympic Games will commence in London. The competitors have been training hard. The organizers have been working night and day to get the facilities ready. But, why do we have the Olympics? Where and when did they start? Why where the Olympics Games banned by the Romans? Who [...]