David Shaw

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Cybertours: Walking Fleet Street, London
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011 . Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region » Europe
The simple idea behind CyberTours is using Google imagery to look at an area and this guide to make the visit more interesting. This time we're visiting Fleet Street. Find out how Benjamin Franklin and King George III had an argument about electricity, why wedding cakes are the shape they are and where Tudor England's silicon valley was.
Cybertours: Walking High Holborn, London
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 . Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region » Europe
The simple idea behind CyberTours is using Google imagery to look at an area and this guide to make the visit more interesting. Today we're strolling along High Holborn. At first glance it seems like just another London street. None the less it contains plenty of history, some interesting stories, Charles Dickens, diamonds and a pub with Elizabeth I's maypole in it.
Cybertours: Walking Baker Street, London
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011 . Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region » Europe
As a Londoner I’d like to show you around one of my favourite parts of London using Google Earth. Today we’re going down Baker Street, famous of course for 221b Baker Street, the fictional home of Sherlock Holmes. But you'll be surprised how much more there is to Baker Street. Britain's most notorious bank robbery, one of Churchill's greatest war time secrets, the disappearing Duke . . .
The Rockets' Red Glare
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010 . Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short snippet of alternative World War II history. A case of what might have been.
Captain Cat
Price: Free! Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010 . Categories: Screenplays » Romance
This is an audio script. A young British special forces soldier is blinded in Afghanistan. Luckily for him he meets a very special kind of nurse. One who's prepared to do everything a woman can to help a man fight his own despair. But has she found the key to a whole new life for him, a career beyond belief?
King George's Computers
Price: Free! Words: 74,570. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009 . Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This story is based on a single piece of pure speculation. Suppose the transistor had been invented in the United Kingdom in 1937, instead of in the United States in 1947? There is no reason why it could not have been. Semi-conductors had been used in "cat's whisker" radios since the 1920's. And once transistors were available computers would soon follow -- computers born in a desperate war.