Michael Palin Quotes
'I always wanted to be an explorer, but - it seemed I was doomed to be nothing more than a very silly person.'
'One of the most important days of my life was when I learned to ride a bicycle'
Born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire
More about Michael Palin
http://www.pythonline.com/plugs/palin/index.shtml Python Bio
http://www.palinstravels.co.uk/ Palins travels
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God not only plays dice, He also sometimes throws the dice where they cannot be seen. - Stephen Hawking
On this day:
Nicholas Breakspear is elected Pope - the only Englishman ever - 1154, The Observer First Published - 1791, Wuthering Heights Published - 1847, Gillingham Bus Disaster - 1951, Lewisham Train Crash Kills 90 - 1957, The Pill is introduced - 1961, Belfast Bar Bomb Kills 15 - 1971, The Hastie Fire - 1979
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