The Daft of Fire

Anthony Poulton-Smith


Region:
West Midlands
Notice Period:
Regular (more than one month's notice)
Type:
Professional
Fee:
Paid: £75 including expenses (negotiable)
Category:
History
Updated:
21st January 2017
Tagged:
History | Humour | Disaster | Stupidity

Fire - without it there would be no technology for it arguably forms the basis for every ensuing development beginning with cooking. Here for an hour listen to how fire, which must have been one of the earliest words ever coined, has apparently still to be tamed by mankind as a selection of narratives from yesterday and today show just how daft some people can be.

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About Anthony Poulton-Smith

A freelance journalist and author, with 77 books, many articles, is a ghostwriter, innumerable crosswords and puzzles published, whilst also compiling and marketing quizzes. These books have mostly been on the subject of the origins of place-names and as part of the publicity Anthony has been interviewed several times on the radio and privileged to be the guest speaker at more than four hundred events. Fascinated by the development of language and etymology, based in Tamworth Staffordshire and chairman of Tamworth Literary Festival.

Happy to travel and available at short notice.


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