I never cease to be amazed at the fact that we are all individuals, of the billions of people on the planet, even the identical twins are still different.

There are remarkable people and rather rotten people, in all walks of life. Commanding our attention, piquing our curiosity and even making us hate them.

Some fascinate me more than others, I shall be writing about the people that intrigue me, and hopefully, you.

Bill Bryson, Knows his s*it.

Bill Bryson, Knows his s*it.

  Bill Bryson. Definitely on my list of 'People to invite to Dinner'. He would obviously be unable to resist and come round for a chippy tea. Bringing his chuckle and those kind eyes that Father Christmas impersonators the world over try to master to get the job....

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An Accidental African

An Accidental African

“I’ve got you a present Sis”  As she handed me the parcel I knew it was a book, and given that we had been trying to sort out our travel itinerary the week before, it was no real surprise that it was a Bradt Travel Guide-The Gambia.  The lack of surprise however, did...

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Beltin Bertha

Beltin Bertha

  Bertha Ringer was born into a well to do family in Germany in 1849 . Being a woman of means, she was therefore able to invest her money, as she saw fit. Until such time she married, and revoked all rights to her own finances.   Miss Ringer invested some of this...

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