|Joseph Paxton's famous "Emperor|
Fountain" at Chatsworth
So, it comes as something of a surprise when we discover anyone before modern times who could get anything at all done. But get it done they did, and many (whom we rarely hear about) lived extraordinary lives filled with an endless series of accomplishments. I've had chance meetings with some of these folks in my research over the last few weeks and, for no other reason than I like their stories, share them with you here.