Mary Shelley 1797-1851 English writer, Shelley had an unhappy childhood after her mother Mary Wollstonecraft died. Aged 16 she ran away to Europe with the poet Percy Bysshe. One summer they shared a house in Switzerland with othe poets and thinkers including Lord Byron. While there Mary wrote one of the most famous horror stories of al time, about a student called Frankenstein and the terrible monster that he created
This Day in History: Oct 15, 1844: German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer, Friedrich Nietzsche, is born.
Lemmy ~ Motorhead
Robert Smith---I call him "my brother"--kinda looks like me :) Love his music!