Dinner with Mark Twain

30 November, 2011

If you could invite anyone to dinner, who would you choose? Mark Twain, the great American novelist, would be high on my list. His ability to tell a good story with, no doubt, a mid west drawl, would be great entertainment. I am sure he would make me laugh and possibly bring a tear to the eye with some of his stories. My hobby is to interview amazing people who have…

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Amazing People of New York

9 October, 2011

On a visit to New York, I met Mark Macias, who has had a fascinating career in the media industry making videos and working for major news organizations. In our discussion, we thought it would be a good idea to make an instant video of my visit and capture the ideas associated with the Amazing People Club. So, that is what we did. Mark did a first class job under great…

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Amazing People and Places

17 March, 2011

  As I travel around, I search for places where people have done amazing things. In Paris, I went to Montmartre where Edith Piaf amazed people, as her emotional voice resonated through the streets. I then went to the Eiffel Tower, developed by Gustave Eiffel, and looked down on the Arc de Triomphe commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte. On a visit to New York, I went to the Hudson River, named after…

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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 New York

15 August, 2010

On my recent travels, I visited the New York Book Expo to launch the Amazing People Club Series of books and audios. I lived for a week in a hotel next to Times Square. It was a golden chance to walk the streets where many amazing people made their outstanding contributions. Each day, I passed the Edison Hotel, named after the great inventor. Nearby was The Music Box Theater established…

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Master Builder of New York

16 January, 2010

New York has grown at an amazing rate over the last two centuries and now has more than eight million people living there. Many people have contributed but one person  changed the face of New York. Robert Moses was not an architect and engineer or even a builder. Appointed by Al Smith, the Governor of New York in the early 193o’s, he held administrative power in the city for over…

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