Amlwch is the most northerly town in Wales and is a community. It is situated on the north coast of the Isle of Anglesey, on the A5025 which connects it to Holyhead and to Menai Bridge; as well as Amlwch town and Amlwch Port, other settlements within the community include Burwen, Porthllethog/Bull Bay and Pentrefelin. The town has a beach in Llaneilian, it has significant coastal cliffs. Tourism is an important element of the local economy. At one time it was a booming mining town that became the centre of a vast global trade in copper ore; the harbour inlet became a busy port and significant shipbuilding and ship repair centre, as well as an embarkation point with boats sailing to the Isle of Man and to Liverpool. The name Amlwch – a reference to the site of the town's harbour, Porth Amlwch – derives from Welsh am and llwch. On 23 November 1981, the first tornado of the record-breaking 1981 United Kingdom tornado outbreak, an F1/T2 tornado, passed through Amlwch. At the 2011 census the community had a population of 3,789.
It is home to the local secondary school, Ysgol Syr Thomas Jones which Lemmy attended, the town has a primary school. The local newspaper for northeastern Anglesey is Yr Arwydd. Yr Arwydd is the local Welsh name for Mynydd Bodafon, the paper covers the area surrounding the mountain, has an image of the summit as its logo. Amlwch grew in the 18th century near what was the world's biggest copper mine at the nearby Parys Mountain. By the late 18th century, Amlwch had a population of around 10,000 and was the second largest town in Wales after Merthyr Tydfil, it was at this time that its harbour was extended to accommodate the ships needed to transport the ore. When the copper production declined, a wide variety of industrial activities were developed to take its place. Ship-building in the narrow harbour area and other sites around the coast of Amlwch Port was a significant enterprise from the 1820s and grew in significance after the railway opened in 1864, reducing the use of the harbour for copper and other goods by ship.
By 1912 the main shipbuilding activities were in decline, neither the harbour nor shipyards offered much commercial activity. In the 1970s, Amlwch had an offshore single point mooring - Amlwch Oil Terminal -, used to receive large oil tankers which were unsuitable for the Mersey. Reception tanks were located ashore and the oil was pumped from there to the refineries on the Manchester Ship Canal; the terminal closed in 1990. When copper mining began to decline in the mid-1850s, shipbuilding became the main industry with many people becoming involved in the ship repair and other maritime industries; the town was home to a brewing industry and had tobacco works, producing the famous Amlwch Shag Tobacco - "Baco Shag Amlwch". Pubs in the area include the King's Head, the Queen's Head, the Mariner, the Dinorben Arms Hotel and the Market Tavern in the town, the Liverpool Arms and the Adelphi Vaults down in the port area. Amlwch station was the northern terminus of the Anglesey Central Railway, opened in 1864.
It closed to passengers a hundred years in 1964, but for the next 30 years was used by freight trains. In 1951 the Amlwch Octel bromide works installed an extension to the line from Amlwch station into their premises. After the passenger service ceased the line continued until 1993 with freight trains bringing sulphuric acid in to the Octel works, transporting Bromine and related products used in fuel additives, back to the main line, bound for Ellesmere Port. In 1993 the freight activity was all transferred to road vehicles, use of the line ceased; the rails were not lifted however, leaving open the prospect that the line could be restored as a tourist and local transport facility for Amlwch and Llangefni. In 2012 a local enthusiast group, Anglesey Central Railway, or Lein Amlwch, were granted permission to clear and survey the line condition, in May 2017 the Welsh Government announced that re-opening Llangefni station was under active consideration, raising a strong hope that the service could one day continue north to reach Amlwch again.
Attractions in Amlwch include its restored port area, the Anglesey Coastal Path which passes through it, its watch tower containing an exhibition by Geo Môn, maritime and copper mining museums, St Eleth's Church and the reinforced concrete Catholic church Our Lady Star of the Sea and St Winefride, built in 1937. Amlwch is in the Twrcelyn electoral ward which includes Llanbadrig and Rhosybol, electing three county councillors to the Isle of Anglesey County Council. Prior to the 2012 Anglesey electoral boundary changes the town was represented by two county councillors elected from two wards, Amlwch Port and Amlwch Rural. Amlwch has a community council, Amlwch Town Council, comprising fifteen community councillors elected from the three community wards of Town and Amlwch Port; the town's leisure centre is one of the few on Anglesey and has a swimming pool, sports centre and squash courts. It is situated on Anglesey's 125-mile stretch of coast, designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; the town has two football clubs, Amlwch Town F.
C. who play in the Welsh Alliance League, Amlwch Port F. C. a Sunday League pub team that plays in the North Wales Sunday League. Amlwch has a sea rowing club based in Trireme Ynys Mon Rowing Club. Billy Butler and television presenter William Edwards, Labour politician, born in Amlwch Lemmy attended Ysgol Syr Thomas Jones William Roos and engraver Andy Whitfield, actor Keith Paul Mills, Captain K
Jerry Fish & The Mudbug Club are an independent alternative band from Ireland. Jerry Fish is the alter ego of musician and record producer Gerard Whelan who founded an independent record label and the band Jerry Fish & The Mudbug Club, an eclectic, roots collective of musicians and songs inspired in part by a musical circus troupe from Barcelona, the movie soundtracks of Quentin Tarantino and the music of New York City artists Lou Reed, Marc Ribot and Willy DeVille; the band's sound has been described as a mix of'lounge lizard schmooze and mariachi passion' and'punk latino'. Jerry Fish & The Mudbug Club released the debut album Be Yourself in September 2002 and had a top ten hit in Ireland with the song True Friends after it was used in a television advertisement for Vodafone, the album went on to achieve multi-platinum sales in Ireland and was released in the U. K. in 2003 to critical acclaim. Be Yourself includes contributions from Irish singer Damien Rice. Jerry Fish was given an Irish Music Award at the 2003 Meteor Awards for best Roots/Country Artist and went on to present the second series of the music television programme'Other Voices' produced by Phillip King that same year.
The Mudbug Club toured Be Yourself in Ireland and the U. K. throughout 2002, 2003 and 2004 and became a festival favourite in the United Kingdom and Ireland playing Glastonbury Festival, The Isle of Wight Festival, V Festival, T in the Park and The Electric Picnic. In 2004 Jerry Fish & The Mudbug Club recorded and released a live album and DVD Live at The Spiegeltent - floating on The River Liffey, recorded at the Palais de Glase Spiegeltent as part of The Dublin Fringe Festival. In 2009, the band released The Beautiful Untrue featuring guest vocals from rockabilly singer Imelda May and indie singer Carol Keogh; the Beautiful Untrue entered the Irish charts at number 7. In the same year Jerry Fish recorded an album with the actors Michael Madsen, David Carradine and Harry Dean Stanton, the singer Iggy Pop, with the contributors reciting poems written by Madsen. Fish and Madsen signed a deal to make three records together, released on Fish's "The Mudbug Club" label. Fish composed music to appear on the tracks as a soundscape.
No release date has been named yet for the album. At Christmas 2010, the song Back to before from the album The Beautiful Untrue featured in a television and radio advertisement in Spain and Portugal for the department store chain El Corte Inglés. In 2011, The Beautiful Untrue was released in Spain by Warner Music. Albums Be Yourself, 2002 Live At The Spiegeltent, 2004 The Beautiful Untrue, 2009DVD Live At The Spiegeltent, 2004 Official Website
Naoto Satō is a Japanese amateur astronomer, discoverer of minor planets, and, by profession, a junior high school science teacher. As a planetarian, a member of the professional staff of a planetarium, he has done much for the spread of astronomy in Japan through speaking on planetaria and the results of astronomical observation. In 2001, while working as support staff at JK1ZAM, the club station of Iruma Children’s Center, he helped achieve the first ARISS school contact in Japan. In 2003, as a coordinating teacher, he helped accomplish the first solo contact between a junior high school in Japan and the ISS, with the support of JK1ZAM, he spoke on the astronomical talk program Sunset Café at the local radio station "FM CHAPPY 77.7" from December 2006 to November 2008. He held the position of vice-director on the board of the Saitama Planetarium Liaison Council, he supports ARISS, a program that offers students an opportunity to experience the excitement of amateur radio by talking directly with crew members of the ISS.
The Eos main-belt asteroid 6025 Naotosato, which Takeshi Urata discovered in 1992, was named after him. Since 1995, Satō has discovered a large number of minor planets from his own Chichibu Astronomical Observatory at Chichibu, including asteroids such as 7038 Tokorozawa, 7851 Azumino, 8581 Johnen, 8924 Iruma, 9418 Mayumi and 118230 Sado, he is ranked among the top 50 asteroid discoverers in the world. The Minor Planet Center credits him with the discovery of 142 minor planets during 1995–1998, of which 18 were co-discoveries with astronomer Takeshi Urata. Naoto Satō is known for the prediscovery of C/1989 Y2, a parabolic comet credited to McKenzie–Russell. List of minor planet discoverers
"Pilot" is the first episode and the series premiere of the American sitcom The Drew Carey Show. It first aired on September 1995 on the ABC network in the United States; the premise of the show revolves around the life Drew Carey would have lived if he had not become a stand-up comedian. The pilot introduces the main characters of Drew, Kate and Oswald, as well as Drew's workplace, the fictional Winfred-Lauder department store, enemy Mimi Bobeck; the pilot was written by series co-creators Bruce Helford, while Michael Lessac directed. It was shot in April 1995 at the Warner Bros. Television studios in Burbank, California; the episode ranked joint 29th in television programs with the most viewers for the week of September 11–17, 1995. Critical response was mixed, with many comparing the show to the NBC sitcom Friends. Ray Richmond from the Los Angeles Daily News praised Carey's performance, but thought the episode did not click, while Variety's Tony Scott liked the opening sequence and Lessac's "inventive" direction.
The episode opens with Drew and his friends Lewis Kiniski and Oswald Lee Harvey in their local bar, the Warsaw Tavern, discussing Brad Pitt. The following day, Drew's best friend Kate O'Brien tells him that she has broken up with her boyfriend, who fired her from her job as a receptionist at his body shop. Desperate for a job, Kate asks Drew to hire her at the Winfred-Louder department store where he is the assistant director of personnel. Drew insists. At Winfred-Louder, Drew's boss Mr. Bell asks him to hire someone for a position at the cosmetics counter. While conducting interviews, Drew meets a hostile woman who wears too much eye shadow. Drew tries to be polite, but Mimi soon realizes he is not going to give her the job and accuses Drew of being sexist. Mimi complains to Mr. Bell about Drew. At the Warsaw Tavern, Drew is hanging out with his friends when Mimi walks in and confronts him. Drew talks to her about why she did not get the job, telling her that her attitude is the problem and she has to deal with the fact that her looks might stop her from getting some jobs.
Mimi leaves the bar. Needing to fill the cosmetics position Drew believes he has found an ideal candidate in Natalie until Kate turns up to apply for the job. Drew admits. However, Mr. Bell insists Drew hire Kate, having seen her in the lobby and Drew agrees. Kate comes to Drew's house to ask him and Oswald, which perfume samples to promote; the episode ends with Drew playing pool in his garden in the rain, while the others watch through the window. Drew Carey and Bruce Helford co-created The Drew Carey Show. Having worked together twice before on The Good Life and Someone Like Me, Carey joined up with Helford and told him he wanted to develop his own show, they each created The Drew Carey Show. Carey told a group of television critics at the network launch that the series was going to be called The Drew F...ing Carey Show, saying "We were going to call it The Drew F. Carey Show and see if anybody at home could figure it out!"The show revolved around the life Carey would have lived if he had not become a stand-up comedian.
Carey told Helford that he thought he would have been employed in a mid-level management job, a relatable job for most Americans at the time. Carey wanted a show, about regular people, he wanted to set the show in Cleveland as it was his hometown and it was not getting a lot of attention. Carey and Helford drove to the city together in January 1995 to do some research, they toured the local bars to try to get the right look for the show's bar the Warsaw Tavern. Carey and Helford heard the song "Moon Over Parma" in one of the bars and it was used during the title sequence. Carey and Helford co-wrote the pilot episode together. Helford had expected The Drew Carey Show to air at 8:30pm; when ABC placed the show in the 7:30 pm slot, Helford agreed to soften the language in the pilot. An executive from Standards and Practices had asked for nine words deemed offensive to be removed from the script, as well as a mention of Jack Daniel's and a line that implied one of the characters was going to buy and use drugs.
Carey plays a fictionalized version of himself. Drew is an assistant director of personnel at the Winfred-Lauder department store. Carey explained "I wanted a white-collar job with a bad boss. Someone to do all the work and get no credit, he could've worked in a bank, in insurance." Carey said it was "a no-brainer" on settling on the character, saying "It's just me." While Christa Miller was trying out for the role of Drew's close friend Kate O'Brien, ABC thought she might be too inexperienced for the role and they asked to see her appearance in the Seinfeld episode "The Doodle". The episode had yet to be aired and Miller had to beg the show's co-creator Larry David for a rough cut to show to ABC. Miller went on to secure the role of Kate and Helford considered her to be the only person right for the role. Ryan Stiles won the role of "hapless janitor" Lewis Kiniski. Despite being well known for his role on the British improve show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Stiles still had to go through the audition process along with everybody else.
He said, "I don't think Drew was even aware of Whose Line at that time because it hadn't been on the air that many years. I think it was only on Comedy Central at that time." Stiles admitted that he liked to have fun with his characte
Department of Geodesy Gdansk University of Technology – continues the tradition of the Department of Surveying and Cartography, established at Gdansk University of Technology in 1945. In the annals of the Gdansk University of Technology the Department of Geodesy appears for the first time at the Technical University and the Faculty of Civil Engineering; the first head of the Department of Geodesy was Prof. Hermann Otto Paul Eggert. In 1921–1937 the next head of the Institute of Geodesy was Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Lührs. In 1938–1945 the Institute of Geodesy and Geometry was led by Prof. Paul Albert Ulrich Graf; the Department of Geodesy at the Gdansk University of Technology is the oldest in the present Polish unit dealing with science and education in the field of geodesy and cartography. After 1945, the Department of Geodesy was led by: Prof. Paweł Kułakowski Doc. Kazimierz Dziubiński Dr. Henryk Wesołowski Prof. Władysław Wędziński Doc. Marian Sieradzki Prof. Adam Żurowski Dr hab. Zygmunt Kurałowicz Dr. Jakub Szulwic Dr. Janusz Orzechowski.
Department of Geodesy - previous names: Department of Geodesy Institute of Geodesy Institute of Geodesy and Geometry Department of Surveying and Cartography Department of Surveying and Geodesy Department of Geodesy Department of Geodesy and Land Reclamation Department of Geodesy Head of the Department of Geodesy: Marek Przyborski, Assoc. Prof of GUT. Deputy of the Department of Geodesy: Dominika Wroblewska, Dr. Eng; the Scientific team of Geodesy and Navigation in Transport, The Scientific team of Engineering Surveying and Environmental applications, Teaching team of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems, Teaching team of Geodesy and Metrology, Teaching team of Geodesy and GNSS, Teaching team of Geometry and Engineering Graphics, Laboratory of Surveying Instruments. Zofia Baldysz Katarzyna Bobkowska Paweł Burdziakowski Mariusz Chmielecki Karol Daliga Mariusz Figurski Daria Filipiak-Kowszyk Waldemar Gierski Lucyna Gliniecka Adam Inglot Artur Janowski Waldemar Kamiński Zygmunt Kurałowicz Karolina Makowska Krystyna Michałowska Aleksander Nowak Grzegorz Nykiel Janusz Orzechowski Marek Przyborski Jerzy Pyrchla Karol Rudziński Anna Sobieraj-Zlobinska Andrzej Stateczny Jakub Szulwic Magdalena Szyc Paweł Tysiąc Tadeusz Widerski Dominika Wróblewska Paweł Wysocki Marek Zienkiewicz Barbara Bielecka Wioleta Błaszczak-Bąk Mariusz Burdukiewicz Katarzyna Ciszkiewicz Ryszard Dunikowski Kazimierz Dziubiński Hermann Paul Otto Eggert Jan Faustmann Jerzy Frąckowiak Witold Gottowt-Wojszwiłło Ulrich Paul Albert Graf Agnieszka Jurkowska Paweł Kułakowski Jan Kwaśniewski Eugeniusz Łoboda Wojciech Majewski Waldemar Milewski Krzysztof Mroczkowski Janusz Najder Wilhelm Lührs Adam Plejewski Tadeusz Rogiński Martin Schirmer Gustav Schütz Marian Sieradzki Danuta Sosińska Cezary Specht Bogdan Szczechowski Tadeusz Tarnawski Fritz Weber Henryk Wesołowski Władysław Wędziński Mieczysław Wizmur Tomasz Wronowski Wiesław Wszelaczyński Adam Żurowski.
Scientific activity of the Department of Geodesy includes research in the following areas: Research displacements and deformations of land and water structures and technical equipment. The use of electronic measuring instruments in the construction industry. Geodetic control measurements during erection and operation of offshore structures. Surveying control of overhead cranes and lifting equipment; the use of digital maps for construction and environmental engineering. Navigation and positioning of vehicles and construction equipment. Geographic information systems in managing and protecting the environment. Inventory and modeling of urban and architectural heritage. Field studies and modeling of displacements and stability of structures erected on weak ground. Methods of protection against environmental noise. Special measurements. Surveying the Maritime Economy A series of scientific conferences held in 1975, 1979, 1988 by a team led by Adam Żurowski and in cooperation with the Gdansk branch of the Association of Polish Surveyors.
Special Issues Geodetic measurements Engineering Polish-German seminar technology in Gdansk. Conference Departments and Institutes of Geodesy Cyclical conference, held on 14-15.10.1994 was held in the Department of Geodesy under the auspices of the Section Departments and Institutes of Geodesy Committee of Geodesy Polish Academy of Sciences. Jubilee session the Department of Geodesy June 17, 2005 on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Department of Geodesy at the Polish Gdansk University of Technology held a symposium with the presentation of research papers. Published materials Jubilee Session of the 60th anniversary of the Department of Geodesy Conference Innovative technologies surveying It took place on 29 June 2009. In the Auditorium GUT in the main building of the Technical University of Gdansk in the framework of the workshop IV of Technology; the theme was surveying Innovati
The Rivals for Catan is an updated revision of the Catan Card Game, a card game adaptation of The Settlers of Catan. The game was released in 2010, it is a member of the Catan series of games, is published by Kosmos in German and Mayfair Games in English. Like its predecessor, The Rivals for Catan is a two-player game; as with the Catan Adventures series of games, the theme is based on the Rebecca Gablé novel The Settlers of Catan, a novel based on the original board game. The development of The Rivals for Catan and its evolution from the Catan Card Game was documented on the official Catanism blog in eight parts, titled "The Reform of the Catan Card Game". There are a few minor changes to the rules between the two editions; the two editions are not compatible with each other. The changes were motivated by the escalating complexity of the rules in the Catan Card Game in order to make the game more accessible. Cards in The Rivals for Catan are organized into "Theme Sets", which broadly follow the progression of time on Catan.
Included with the base game are three theme sets, "The Era of Gold", "The Era of Turmoil", "The Era of Progress", with each expansion of The Rivals of Catan containing additional theme sets. The Rivals of Catan supports three different rulesets, called the Introductory, Theme Deck, Duel of the Princes, Tournament games. In 2011 an expansion called "Age of Darkness" with the theme sets "The Era of Intrigue", "The Era of Merchants Princes", "The Era of Barbarians" was released; this expansion contains new card types: Region Expansions, Extraordinary Sites, Road Complements, a new center card and Marker cards. Furthermore, there are now cards. For 2012 a second expansion, "Age of Enlightenment" was released; this 125-card expansion includes three theme sets: "The Era of Explorers", "The Era of Sages", "The Era of Prosperity". Each player controls a principality of Catan consisting of two settlements, a road between them, six regions near the settlements, all of which are represented by cards. Throughout the game, players seek to expand their principality, scoring victory points for various features.
Throughout the game, both principalities are kept separate from each other. At the start of each turn, two different dice are rolled: a production die determines which regions produce resources for the players, an event die which may cause resource bonuses or losses for one or both players, or a card to be drawn from a special deck of Event Cards. Players may play cards from their hand, draw cards up to their hand limit to end their turn. Cards are broadly divided into two types: improvements. Action cards do not cost anything to play, though they may have other requirements that must be satisfied before they can be played. After they are played, action cards are discarded. Most improvements have a lasting effect on the game. Resources are kept in the regions themselves, each region may store up to three of the resource they produce. Resources may be spent from any regions. Improvements are further broadly divided into Settlement Expansions and City Expansions, which require them to be placed above or below a settlement or city.
Both are divided into Buildings and Units, units are further subdivided into Heroes and Ships. All these may grant victory points, as well as strength points, skill points, progress points, commerce points, which all provide various benefits; the game ends when one player has the requisite number of points at the end of his turn: either 7 points with the introductory game, 12 points in the Theme game, 13 points in the Duel of the Princes game or 15 points in the Tournament game. The Rivals for Catan at BoardGameGeek