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The Bleeding Horse

The Bleeding Horse is a pub on Upper Camden Street, Ireland. It dates at least back to the 17th century, was located on St. Kevin's Port at the junction of two important highways leading out of the city. On one side was Charlotte Street, leading to Ranelagh and Donnybrook. Both of these old streets disappeared during the renovations in the 1990s; the present building dates from 1871. There are two explanations for the name. One is. Another is that the name of the pub comes from an incident during the Battle of Rathmines in 1649, when a wounded horse fled from the battle; the Bleeding Horse has been mentioned in several novels, including the Cock and Anchor by Sheridan Le Fanu and Ulysses by James Joyce. Literary patrons included Oliver St. John Gogarty. For several years during the 1960s the name of the pub was changed to "The Falcon", but the original name was replaced in the 1970s. At the time in which the events that we have undertaken to record took place, there stood at the southern extremity of the city, near the point at which Camden Street now terminates, a small, old-fashioned building, something between an ale-house and an inn.

It occupied the roadside by no means unpicturesquely. List of pubs in Dublin

Project Runway Australia

Project Runway Australia is a reality television show based on the American program Project Runway, wherein fashion designers residing in Australia compete by making specific garments for weekly challenges. The show features Megan Gale as the host, Peter Morrissey and Claudia Navone as judges. Alex Perry acts as a mentor to the contestants. Production began in May 2008, the show premiered on Arena 8.30 p.m. Monday 7 July 2008; the show ended after 4 seasons, with the final season airing on 17 December 2012. The prizes for the winner of Project Runway Australia included what is described as "$100,000 opportunity" to create their own fashion line to show in Melbourne Fashion Week, a new car, the model of which changes throughout the seasons, having their clothes displayed in a six-page spread in the now defunct Madison magazine; the original judging panel consisted of fashion model Kristy Hinze, Sarah Gale, a fashion buyer and a fashion trends forecaster, Jayson Brunsdon, a fashion designer in Australia.

Brunsdon has dressed celebrities including INXS, Princess Mary, Linda Evangelista. For the first two seasons, Henry Roth served as the mentor to the designers, he is a fashion designer who lived in New York for 10 years and was a judge on the program Style Court. Hinze, Sarah Gale and Brunsdon were replaced by Megan Gale, Kirrily Johnston and Jarrad Clark for the third season, with Alex Perry replacing Henry Roth as mentor. In 2012 fashion designer Peter Morrissey and fashion stylist Claudia Navone joined the show as judges. Megan Gale remained as host. Project Runway uses progressive elimination to reduce the initial field of 10 or more fashion designers down to 3 or 4 before the final challenge; each non-finale challenge requires the designers to develop one or several pieces of new clothing to be presented at an in-house runway show. The challenges range in creative diversity to test the designers' ingenuity while maintaining their personal design aesthetic; these challenges may include creating a garment from non-traditional materials, such as car parts or recyclable materials.

The show takes place in Melbourne with designers using a workroom at the Whitehouse Institute of Design. They shop for materials at a fabric store in Melbourne --; the designers are sequestered together in apartments. While on the show, the designers are prohibited from leaving the apartments without authorization, making unauthorized communication with family or friends, or using the Internet to research designs. Designers are forbidden to bring pattern books or similar how-to books with them during the show, or risk being disqualified from the competition; the designers are given a budgeted stipend to select and purchase fabric and notions, are provided a limited amount of time to finish their designs. The designers work independently, although on some challenges, contestants must work in teams or as a single collective group. Once the deadline is reached, the designers must dress their models in addition to styling their hair, make-up and accessories; each model walks down the runway, the garment the contestant made plus the model's styling is rated by a panel of the season's judges and one or two guest judges.

Each look is scored in a number of categories from 0 to 5 with the judges making notations. The judges interview the designers who garnered the highest and the lowest scores and share their opinions before conferring as a group in private after the designers' defense of their outfits; the panel selects the winning and losing designers based on their scores and other considerations. The winner receives immunity for the next challenge, therefore, cannot be eliminated; as the season progresses, Immunity is disregarded to prevent the designers from getting an easy pass to make it into the final round. Other incentives given to the contestants aside from winning immunity is that the winning garment may be featured in print media, integrated into a limited edition look for a particular clothing brand, or sold at an online fashion store. After the final challenge, the remaining three or four designers are instructed to prepare a complete fashion collection of 10 looks. Unlike some other Project Runway franchises, in the Australian version, the three finalists do not all present at Fashion Week.

Instead, they are told they will present their collections in a live runway show before an audience of their peers, the winner is chosen from that show. Only the winner of the season gets to go on to Fashion Week; the finalists are given 2 months and $10,000 for this task, which they perform at their own homes or studios. While some construction work can be outsourced, the majority of the garments must be created by the designers themselves. Prior to the show, the finalists must return to Melbourne to oversee model casting and make-up consultations, finishing touches to their clothes, final fitting on their models, may be thrown an additional challenge, such as designing an additional outfit to blend in with the collection, their receipts are handed over to the producers of the show to determine if they went over budget or had outsourcing done as favors, both of which are against the rules. Otherwise, they might be forced to eliminate a crucial aesthetic factor in their presentation, or risk affecting their potential scoring from the judging panel should they stand by the

Van Leer Pleasant Hill Plantation

Pleasant Hill Plantation known as Van Leer Place, is a historic stone farmhouse located near Glen Moore in West Nantmeal Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The original structure of two stories and three bays was built by Matthew Robinson or Robertson before the American Revolution, he left the house to his son David. Around 1800, it was sold to the Lewis brothers and Samuel, they were responsible for an addition of two bays on the west side of the house at this time. Local tradition associates the house with a tavern at this time. In addition to their reputed tavern-keeping, the Lewises opened an iron mine on the farm, they lost the property in 1824. Van Leer, a grandnephew of Anthony Wayne, was the son of William R. Van Leer, a local ironmaster and grandson of Samuel Van Leer a Captain in American Revolutionary War. Isaac Wayne was horticulturalist, he enlarged an existing structure into a barn soon after purchase, replaced the old log kitchen with a new addition to the house in 1843. Van Leer added gilt paint and other fashionable touches to the house and planted rarities in his gardens.

His grandnephew, George Howard Earle III was born at the house in 1890. After Van Leer's death in 1896, the condition of Pleasant Hill deteriorated when it was rented out during the 1930s, it remains a private residence. Pleasant Hill was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 24, 1983. Van Leer Cabin Van Leer House

Alfred Kubel

Alfred Kubel was a German politician. In 1928, after attending Middle School, Kubel became an industrial clerk, he had, in 1925, joined a trade union and the Internationaler Sozialistischer Kampfbund, a left-wing political party, in 1933 he became active in resistance to the Nazis. Kubel was arrested in 1937 and was convicted to a one-year prison term for preparation of high treason, he was drafted into the Volkssturm, a branch of the military, in 1944, deserted soon thereafter. In May 1946, after having joined the Social Democratic Party of Germany, Kubel was appointed prime minister of Braunschweig by the British occupation forces. From 1951 to 1955 and from 1957 to 1970, he had various cabinet-level positions in the government of Lower Saxony; as minister, he served on the Volkswagen Group's advisory board from 1965 to 1970. Kubel was Minister President of Lower Saxony from 1970 to 1976. Biography at the Lower Saxon Ministry of Agriculture Literature by Kubel Newspaper clippings about Alfred Kubel in the 20th Century Press Archives of the ZBW


Webster Gradney, Jr. who performs under the mononym Webbie, is an American rapper and actor from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He's been signed to the independent Trill Entertainment label since 2003. In 2005 he came into the hip hop scene with "Gimme That" featuring Bun B, his songs "Bad Bitch" and "Swerve" were featured on Gangsta Musik, his 2003 group album with Lil Boosie, in the 2005 movie Hustle & Flow. Webbie's second album, Savage Life 2, was released in early 2008 with the hit single "Independent" featuring Lil Boosie and Lil Phat. Webbie was born in Louisiana, his mother died when he was nine years old so his parental care was split between his father and grandmother. Since he was five years old, he had been writing rhymes, throughout his childhood he had become an avid fan of hardcore rap artists including Southern hip hop performers Master P, Eightball & MJG, the Geto Boys, UGK Along With DjTrillReed.. Webbie first appeared on Lil Boosie's album For My Thugz on the track "Gotta Get It" in 2001.

He and Lil Boosie released Ghetto Stories in 2003 and Gangsta Musik in 2004. As Webbie's solo track "Give Me That" featuring Bun B was featured in mixtapes, as a label Trill Entertainment was growing in popularity & was signed for a distribution deal at Asylum Records along with. After he was signed there, his major-label debut Savage Life was released in 2005, debuting at number eight on the US Billboard 200 chart. Trill began a deal to sign Webbie to the subsidiary label Atlantic Records. Singles from his next album, Savage Life 2, include "Independent" featuring Lil Phat, it is Webbie's most successful song to date, peaking at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 and reaching the top of the Rap Songs chart. Webbie released his third studio album Savage Life 3 on November 2011 under Trill Ent; the first single from the album was "What's Happenin'". The album has sold over 50,000 copies. Webbie's fourth album Savage; the first single from the album "What I Do" was released on April 16, 2013. The album was released on November 19, 2013.

He has made an independent biographical movie, Ghetto Stories in October 2010, with Lil Boosie, based on their lives and lyrical themes. He appeared in the music film "Video Girl" which featured actress Meagan Good. On the October 14, 2011 episode of BET’s 106 & Park, Webbie was banned from further appearances on the countdown show. Webbie appeared that day on the show as a guest judge for Freestyle Friday; the reason behind his ban was tied to allegations that he made sexually inappropriate comments to the show's hostess, Rocsi. On September 13, 2012 Webbie was arrested in Baton Rouge on suspicion of battery, he was alleged to have kicked and pushed a woman down the stairs, proceeding to steal $340 from her purse. Studio albumsSavage Life Savage Life 2 Savage Life 3 Savage Life 4 Savage Life 5 Savage Life 6 Collaboration albums2003: Ghetto Stories 2003: Gangsta Musik 2007: Trill Entertainment Presents: Survival of the Fittest 2010: Trill Entertainment Presents: All or Nothing 2016: Trill Entertainment Presents: Trill Fam - Respect Is a Must TBA: Gangsta Musik 2 On The Grind Ghetto Stories: The Movie Video Girl Savage Life: The Movie Trill Ent.

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