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Fab Five Series (Me first): A Khan, Rousseau, Orwell, a Sex Machine and The Greatest

My namesake Aaron writes a thoroughly enjoyable and wide ranging history blog under the byline Yesterday Unhinged. His Fab Five Series is a regular feature in which he asks other bloggers to contribute their favourite five characters from history. Take a look, there’s some interesting choices, and if you feel like contributing by writing your own Fab Five get scribbling and email your final choices to Yesterday Unhinged.

Yesterday Unhinged

Sgt. Pepper's album cover. A work of art in and of itself. More than five people, but a good example of what I'd like from you. Sgt. Pepper’s album cover. A work of art in and of itself. More than five people, but a good example of what I’d like from you.

When I was younger, my father would ask friends and acquaintances to name their five favorite historical figures. He didn’t require an answer straight away. You could go home and think about it and get back to him. He said you could tell a lot about a person by the answers they gave. Some people would put so much time and effort into their answer with lengthy justifications. Tedious care would be taken to select the perfect five. Others? Not so much.

I’ve been mulling over a way to incorporate this icebreaker into my blog. Then it hit me. I’ll ask other writers to play along. That’s where you come in! If you’d like to participate it’s simple. First you select the five historical…

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One comment on “Fab Five Series (Me first): A Khan, Rousseau, Orwell, a Sex Machine and The Greatest

  1. Yesterday Unhinged
    February 14, 2014

    Thanks for the re-blog and kind words, Aaron. It’s appreciated.

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