Amazing Audios

13 November, 2010

This week I have been in the Bignote Studio to produce more in our amazing audio series. The studio is situated near a beautiful place called Burleigh Heads, Queensland, Australia,  as shown in the photo. We have been producing a series for the Amazing People of London which tourists can use as phone guides with famous people, such as William Shakespeare and Queen Victoria. Paul Harris coordinates and records our…

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London to France

16 October, 2010

On my recent tour round the world, I visited London. It is a place I know fairly well, as I lived there for three years and a place I have been to on many business trips. While there, I completed my book Amazing People of London. It is a series of interviews with people who made London what it is today. So, I went to the house of Charles Dickens…

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Meeting Amazing People

21 September, 2010

It is my hobby to meet amazing people. They include Mozart, Einstein , Marie Curie, Shakespeare, Pasteur and other famous people. They are still alive through  their work, which lives on. I meet these amazing people by visiting the places where  they were born or worked and also via the internet. As I discover more about them, I write a virtual interview on why they did what they did and…

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Amazing People of London

3 April, 2010

In the book, Amazing People of London, I trace the lives of key people and show what they did to make London the city that we know today. If you wander around the streets of London, you will see many monuments to honour those who have made outstanding contributions. The audio is also available . The same is true in other cities, where there are streets  and stations named after…

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Charles Dickens – His Amazing Life

21 March, 2010

Charles Dickens left school before he was thirteen years of age, yet he wrote brilliant books. How did he do it? In my search for amazing people, and how they achieved success, the story of Charles Dickens stands out. His father was sent to debtor’s prison. So,  the young Charles learned what the dreadful conditions there were like. Then, he had to go and work in a dirty, smelly and…

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Accidents and Amazing Achievements

9 February, 2010

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 that he got the job.  Just after midnight, on September 2nd in 1666 the bakers shop of Thomas Farriner  in Pudding Lane went on fire. It swept through the wooden…

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