Like a tree in full bearing
Born 200 years ago today, Charlotte Brontë was the eldest of the Brontë sisters, three siblings whose novels--Charlotte’s Jane Eyre , Em...
I hope you don't feel too disappointed
One would imagine that Eric Idle , one-sixth of beloved comedy troupe Monty Python, and John Major , Prime Minister of the UK from 1990 to...
The Galilean moons
According to the great Stephen Hawking, Italian physicist and astronomer Galileo Galilei was, more than any other person, "responsible...
Every ounce of my energy
Bertrand Russell , one of the great intellectuals of his generation, was known by most as the founder of analytic philosophy, but he was act...
Dear All, That's another year gone. As always, heartfelt thanks to everyone who has visited this website, made the Letters of Note an...
Esteemed Canadian physician Sir William Osler is known by many as the “Father of Modern Medicine”. He both practiced and taught at the pr...
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