The author was born in London, and attended school in Watford having moved there with his family when he was aged eight. After spending some years working in the retail sector, and in sales, he returned to education as a mature student, obtaining a BA(Hons). Following a spell working in theatre, in lighting and stage management, he qualified as a secondary school teacher. An alumni of The Central School of Speech and Drama Richard now lives in Northumberland with his wife, Hilary, and two cars.

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Azarias Tor: The History Maker
What if there really is more to life? What if your life truly has a higher purpose?


Do we make history or does history make us what we are? Do we allow our lives to be dictated by history or do we attempt to make our history the ‘new' future; do we have an impact in history, and the future, or do we allow ourselves to be the ‘victims' of the impact of history upon us, having the future shaped for us by others?Imagine that there are people out there who will make us part of their history, and make their future our future; world leaders, artists, authors, and...

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