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Bowling green

A bowling green is a finely-laid, close-mown and rolled stretch of turf for playing the game of bowls. Before 1830, when Edwin Beard Budding of Thrupp, near Stroud, invented the lawnmower, lawns were kept cropped by grazing sheep on them; the world's oldest surviving bowling green is the Southampton Old Bowling Green, first used in 1299. When the French adopted "boulingrin" in the 17th century, it was understood to mean a sunk geometrically shaped piece of perfect grass, framed in gravel walks, which formed the centre of a planted wood called a bosquet, somewhat like a formalized glade; the diarist Samuel Pepys relates a conversation he had with the architect Hugh May: Bowling green specifications for the lawn bowls variation of the sport are stipulated in World Bowls' Laws of the Sport of Bowls. For the variant known as crown green bowls, no such stipulation is documented by the national governing body and bowls clubs are free to form the dimensions and other specifications as they feel fit.

A "crown green" has just that, a crown or raised centre section with the outer edges of the green dropping off towards the surrounding ditch. Other greens are as level as possible. Several games of bowls can be played on a bowling green at the same time; the number of games depends on the dimensions of the green. Each game is played on its own portion of the green; these divided portions of the green are called rinks. The length of a green in the direction of play will be between 40 metres; the green should have a suitable level playing surface made of grass or of an approved synthetic material. The green is surrounded by a ditch between 200 millimetres and 380 millimetres wide, between 50 millimetres and 200 millimetres deep; the ditch has a bank against its outer edge. The top of the bank should be at least 230 millimetres about the surface level of the green. Greens are built in a square shape as close to 40 metres as possible; this allows for games to be played in either direction. The advantages of playing in different directions are that: the wear on the green is more and.

In cities, where outdoor space is limited, greens are 40 metres in length. It is not unusual to find greens. On rectangular greens games are played in one direction only; the length of a rectangular green is still between 40 metres. The width can vary from as little as 8 metres to as much as 60 metres or more; the width of a rink for outdoor play will be between 5.8 metres. The centre line of the rink can be marked along the surface of the green starting at 2 metres from each end ditch; the side boundaries of each rink are shown by boundary pegs. The side boundary of the outside rink should be at least 600 millimetres from the side ditch. Laws of the Game for Crown Green Bowls Crown Green Bowling at Bowls.org.uk

Yun Ko-eun

Yun Ko-eun is a South Korean writer. Yun Ko Eun is her pen name and her real name is Ko Eun-ju, she was born in 1980 in South Korea. She studied creative writing at Dongguk University, she made her literary debut in 2004. In 2008, she won the 13th Hankyoreh Literary Award for her novel Mujungryeok jeunghugun, she has published three short story collections: Irinyong siktak and Neulgeun chawa hichihaikeo —and the novel Bamui yeohaengjadeul. Despite having chosen to major in creative writing, she aspired to be a television writer or journalist during her time at Dongguk University. Prior to her literary debut, she ran a blog on which she posted short travelogues or entries about her everyday life. Now she uses the blog as a platform to interact with readers. For several years following her graduation, Yun took on various jobs including tutoring, writing for an in-house periodical, creating educational material for children, yet she did not write any fiction though she had won the Daesan Collegiate Literary Prize.

At one point she formed a writers club with old friends from Dongguk University. Two years she won the 13th Hankyoreh Literary Award with Mujungryeok jeunghugun. In 2016, she participated in the Overseas Translation Workshop Program held by MCST and LTI Korea at the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations in France, she has named Kenji Martin Page as her favorite authors outside of Korea. Mujungryeok jeunghugun, Yun Ko-eun's first breakthrough novel, begins with the following sentence: "Loneliness is the best Viagra." Literary critic Do Jeong-il and writers Hwang Sok-yong and Kim Insuk, who judged the Hankyoreh Literary Award and selected Mujungryeok jeunghugun as the winning work, critiqued that it "figuratively and humorously depicts the sense of alienation people feel in today's society. The weight of their alienation is portrayed and the intensity of their pains cheerfully." In the novel, the moon splits into two four, into six moons one day, like a planarian. The strange phenomenon plunges people on Earth into chaos, stoking their lunar fantasies, apocalyptic fears, or desire to earn profit from these moons.

Yun says she conceived the idea of splitting and multiplying moons when she was at a convenience store purchasing a bun that looked like a full moon. She took the idea and expanded it into a novel "like the leavening of bread."Literary critic Gang Ji-hui says "Yun Ko-eun seems to have earned a reputation for distorting reality with whimsical imagination." On Yun's narrative structure, Gang notes: "The characters in Yun Ko-eun's novels follow a curve that starts from zero, increases in entropy as some imaginative event unfolds, hits peak levels, falls back down to zero."Such characteristics are evident in Yun's 2016 short story collection Neulgeun chawa hichihaikeo. A review summarizes the collection as follows: "Yun Ko-eun's third short story collection Neulgeun chawa hichihaikeo consists of eight stories that bring readers to the boundaries between reality and imagination; some of these stories tip the scales toward the side of imagination: "Y-ray" is about a'y-ray' machine, a defective product manufactured in an x-ray machine factory, that goes on to diagnose certain individuals as potential dissidents who must be shunned from society.

Despite their fantastical nature, Yun Ko-eun's stories do not lead readers to a state of actual zero gravity, but to an illusion of it, as the term "Zero G Syndrome" indicates. The illusion is born from the imagination and desires of people whose lives are grounded in reality. Short Story Collections 『늙은 차와 히치하이커』, 한겨레출판, 2016년. ISBN 9788984319837 『알로하』, 창비, 2014년, ISBN 9788936437312 『1인용 식탁』, 문학과지성사, 2010년, ISBN 9788932020495 Novels 『밤의 여행자들』, 민음사, 2013년, ISBN 9788937473036 『무중력 증후군』, 윤고은, 한겨레출판, 2008년, ISBN 9788984312760 Histoires insolites de Corée The Disaster Tourist 2015: Kim Yong Ik Literary Award for Aloha 2011: 12th Lee Hyo-seok Literary Award for "Haema, nalda" 2008: 13th Hankyoreh Literary Award for Mujungryeok jeunghugun 2004: 2nd Daesan Collegiate Literary Prize for "Pieosing" Experimenting with the Imagination: Hwang Jung-eun, Kim Tae-yong, Pyun Hye-Young, Yun Ko-eun, Han Yujoo 오혜진, 「출구없는 재난의 편재, 공포와 불안의 서사: 정유정, 편혜영, 윤고은 소설을 중심으로」, 『우리문학연구』 48, 우리문학회, 2015. 류수연, 「이상한 나라의 그녀들」, 『실천문학』, 2014년 가을호.

강지희, 「도시의 악몽을 빠져나오는 방법: 윤고은과 황정은의 소설」, 『문학과사회』, 2010년 가을. { Gang, Ji-hui. "Ways to Escape the City's Nightmare: The Works of Yun Ko-eun and Hwang Jungeun." Literature

Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. is a former Republican member of the New York State Senate from Long Island. From 1998 to 2013, he represented the 8th State Senate district, which spans several South Shore communities in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties; the district includes the communities of Wantagh, Bellmore, Massapequa Park, Roosevelt, Seaford and Copiague, as well as parts of Massapequa, Baldwin, West Babylon, Wheatley Heights, Wyandanch. Senator Fuschillo resigned from the New York State Senate on December 31, 2013 to serve as the President and CEO of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. Fuschillo was born in Westbury, New York, graduated from Carle Place High School, he attended Nassau Community College. In 1982, he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Adelphi University, majoring in Finance. Prior to being elected to the New York State Senate, Fuschillo served as the Chief Operating Officer of a private, not-for-profit family service agency where he managed over four hundred employees and forty human service programs throughout Long Island and the five boroughs of New York City.

Fuschillo serves as the President & CEO of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. Fuschillo has been a campaigner against drunk driving in New York State, he sponsored "Leandra's Law," which makes it a felony to drive drunk with a child in the car and requires all convicted drunk drivers to use ignition interlocks to prevent them from drinking and driving again. He sponsored laws which lowered New York State's legal blood alcohol content level from.10 to.08. He wrote the law creating new felony crimes for drunk drivers who kill or injure others. Fuschillo helped create the Broad Hollow Bioscience Park at Farmingdale State College, which serves as a home to established and startup biotechnology companies and provides high-tech jobs for Long Islanders. In April 2011, he authored a law to expand Broad Hollow Bioscience Park to create new jobs and promote economic development, he has sponsored programs to help small business owners learn about different resources available to help them grow and create jobs and sponsored job resource expos.

Fuschillo sponsored complete streets legislation which would require all state and local transportation agencies in New York State to consider complete streets design principles on all projects which receive both federal and state funding. Complete streets design principles are roadway design features that accommodate and facilitate safe travel by pedestrians and motorists of all ages and abilities; the legislation was approved by the New York State Legislature in June 2011 and signed into law two months later. The New York League of Conservation Voters named him a 2011 Eco-Star for his efforts in getting the law passed. Fuschillo sponsored a law to safeguard individuals' private information. To help further protect consumers, Fuschillo authored New York State's Telemarketer "Do Not Call" Registry law, which served as the model for the federal government’s “Do Not Call” registry, he sponsored the law which raised the maximum fine for price gouging to $25,000 per violation. Fuschillo strengthened New York State’s Clean Indoor Air Act to make worksites and public places smoke-free.

Fuschillo sponsored a statewide ban on over-the-counter products containing the dangerous dietary supplement ephedra. Fuschillo has authored child safety laws, helped secure new educational technology for local school districts. Additionally, he sponsored a statewide ban on dangerous drop-side cribs, which have been linked to numerous child deaths and injuries. Fuschillo sponsored breast and skin cancer screening programs in communities throughout his Senate District. Partnering with breast cancer advocacy organizations, he wrote the law that requires New York State to match donations made to the state's Breast Cancer Research and Education Fund listed on state income tax return forms, he fought to end the practice of disqualifying adoptive parents on the basis of being a survivor of cancer or any other serious illness. He authored a law, signed on November 1, 2011, to prevent insurance companies from denying treatments and therapies for autism. Autism Speaks, a national autism advocacy organization, named Fuschillo a "legislative champion" in 2012 for authoring the law.

Fuschillo and his wife, reside in Merrick with their 3 children. Fuschillo is involved with local organizations, including Kiwanis, the Chamber of Commerce, the Community Wellness Council, Italian Americans in Government, Order Sons of Italy in America, he served as a coach for the Police Athletic League. 2009 New York State Senate leadership crisis

Stanley Wilson Jones

Stanley Wilson Jones was a colonial administrator. He was a cadet of Malayan Civil Service in 1911 and spent his civil service career in Federated Malay States and Straits Settlements, he was Colonial Secretary of Straits Settlements. S W Jones joined the Malayan Civil Service as a cadet in 1911 and was as acting Assistant District Officer and during the First World War held similar position at Lipis, he was being appoint the Assistant District Officer in Kuantan and Kuala Kangsar and District Officer in Jelebu and Kuala Lipis as well as acting District Officer in Klang and Kuantan. In 1924, he was attached for special duty to Kuala Lumpur. In 1927, he was Acting Commissioner in 1931 to 1932 as acting Legal Adviser. In 1932 and 1933, he was the Acting General Commissioner of Lands and Mines. In 1935, he went to Kedah as Acting British Adviser and Acting Under-Secretary to the Federal Government. In 1937 to 1939, he was the British Resident of Selangor. In 1934, S W Jones was transferred to Singapore's Land Office as Acting Commissioner of Lands in January 1935.

In 1940, he was appointed as the new Colonial Secretary of Straits Settlements when Sir Alexander Small retired. In January 1942, he was unwillingly transferred out of Singapore to United Kingdom and was replaced by Mr Hugh Fraser before the fall of Singapore to the Japanese Occupation. S W Jones was invested with Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George in 1939. S W Jones was born in 1888 as the youngest son of Manchester, he has one son and two daughters. He was educated in Humle Grammar School in Manchester and graduated in B. A. from Manchester University. In 1931, he was never practised as a barrister, he died in 1962

Senna petersiana

Senna petersiana, the monkey pod or eared senna, is an African deciduous shrub or small tree. The leaves are compound with about 12 opposite lanceolate leaflets, dark green above and lighter below, its copious bright yellow flowers are carried on erect multi-branched inflorescences. The species was placed in the genus Cassia, it occurs in Cameroon, Central African Republic, DRC, South Sudan, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland. It was introduced to several Indian Ocean islands and became naturalized in far northern Madagascar

Clifton, Michigan

Clifton was a community in Allouez Township, Keweenaw County, founded in support of the Cliff mine—a mine opened in 1845 by the Pittsburgh and Boston Mining Company after copper was discovered there. It is located between Calumet and Eagle Harbor, off of Cliff Drive, alongside US 41 in the Keweenaw Peninsula. A historical marker is present at the site. Mining was the main source of employment, drawing men of different nationalities, including Irish, French Canadians, Cornish men. Clifton had only a few churches, including Episcopal, their masses were spoken in many different languages, including English and German. Along with religious groups, there were organizational groups including: The Independent Order of Good Templars, the Band of Hope, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. At one point, the town supported an independent brewery, called the Clifton Bottling Works. After the Cliff mine exhausted the copper deposit, the town became deserted. Two cemeteries remain. One is at the base of the cliff by the mine.

This is the original cemetery. The second was established when the railroad came through and the town was moved to be closer to the tracks, about a half mile east of the mine. Chaput, Donald; the Cliff, American’s First Great Copper Mine. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Sequoia Press/Publishers. Mason, Phillip P. Copper Country Journal—The Diary of Schoolmaster Henry Hobart, 1863-1864. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press