Amazing People Library

Walt Disney would have liked it. William Shakespeare would have been amazed. Yes, the new generation of libraries has arrived. Instead of going to a building, you click your computer and you receive the book or article online. News today is that the first library that has only digital books and stories has opened in the USA. It will mean quicker access to find information. The Amazing People Club is also…

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18 September, 2013
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Book and Audio Clubs

9 June, 2012

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 author, I have more than a passing interest in these trends. In particular, I am…

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What I Do and Why

24 December, 2011

              People often ask me what I do for a living? The answer is that I search for amazing people and write up each of  their life stories in about 1000 words. Each story  fits into an audio recording of about 8 to 10 minutes. These are published by The Amazing People Club. This year, I went to France and visited the house where Dr…

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Books, Audios or PDFs?

19 February, 2011

Do you buy more books in a bookshop or online? Do you prefer to prefer to read online or read a physical book? Do you refer an audio to reading? Recently, I have asked a number of people their views on the questions. After all as an author I have a vested interest. One thing seems to be clear – book shops are having a hard time. People enjoy browsing,…

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Meet You At The Library

23 December, 2010

  Just returned from our local library, where I got a few surprises. They were advertising group meetings on Scrabble and Cooking. Seems there is a change of polciy brought about by the competition from the internet. Librarians are scared that the numbers going to the library will fall as people find what they from computers at home. I was asked to make a presentation on Amazing People and was…

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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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