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Coorabakh National Park

Coorabakh is a national park located near Hannam Vale in New South Wales, Australia, 272 kilometres northeast of Sydney. Three volcanic outcrops known as Big Nellie, Flat Nellie and Little Nellie dominate the park; the park is covered in tall eucalypt forest and shrubs on the exposed Lansdowne escarpment, while warm temperate and subtropical rainforest can be found in more protected areas. Endangered species such as the spotted-tailed quoll, powerful owl and stuttering frog can be found in the area. Newbys Cave is can be reached by following Newbys Creek from the carpark, while Newbys Lookout offers picnic facilities and panoramic views of the Manning River valley. Flat Rock Lookout overlooks the upper Lansdowne Comboyne Plateau escarpment. Starrs Creek picnic area has a rainforest viewing platform; the park borders the Lansdowne State Forest. Protected areas of New South Wales Coopernook, New South Wales Coorabakh National Park

Mike Walling

Mike Walling (born 8 July 1950 is an English comic actor and screenwriter. He began his career as an English teacher at Holland Park School in London. In the mid-1970s, while still a teacher, he won a British TV talent contest, New Faces, with a comedy double act called "Mr Carline & Mr Walling." He quit teaching and embarked on launching his new career in comedy. When the comedy duo split up, Walling moved into situation comedy, appearing in several series—"Just Liz", "Bootle Saddles" and the successful "Brush Strokes", he was starting to get more work as a screenwriter when he teamed up with Tony Millan. The two of them wrote screenplays for a number of different shows, as well as their own series. In the early 1980s Walling teamed up with session bass player Mo Foster for various comedy music projects, with Walling writing the lyrics and Foster writing the music and producing the resulting songs. One of their songs, "The Papadum Song", a novelty song revolving around two men visiting an Indian restaurant was played on BBC Radio 1 and featured them live on several TV shows and was popular at the time, but fate and industrial action decreed that it would not sell.

A three-week strike at the distributors meant that the records never got to the shops. The song was re-released in 2006 as part of a collection of comedy/parody songs called Make Tea, Not War by the imaginary, but ill-fated and tragic, R. J. Wagsmith Band. Another song from the same album, "Chalk Dust", written for Roger Kitter who released it under the pseudonym "The Brat", did hit the top ten all over Europe. Walling has appeared in shows such as "The Smoking Room", "Coronation Street" and My Family. Mike Walling appeared in the following TV shows and films: Just Liz, TV The Disappearance of Harry, TV Badger by Owl-Light, TV The Pirates of Penzance, TV Bootle Saddles, TV Scandalous, film Brush Strokes, TV Alfonso Bonzo, TV Billy Webb's Amazing Stories, TV Harry's Mad, TV Last of the Summer Wine, TV Ep. – The Missing Bus of Mrs AveryChaos and Cadavers, film The Smoking Room, TV Ep. – "Last Night a Graphic Designer Saved My Life" Ep. – "Quitters" Ep. – "1987" Ep. – "Happy Birthday" Ep. – "Feeding Time"Coronation Street, TV My Family, TV Ep.

– "Abi Ever After" Ep. – "Once More with Feeling" Ep. – "Four Affairs and a Funeral" Ep. – "The Heart of Christmas"Made in Romania, film He wrote or co-wrote scripts for the following comedy shows: Me and My Girl, TV, 1984 Relative Strangers, TV, 1985 A Small Problem, TV, 1987 ChuckleVision, 1987Ep. - "Breakfast Telly"Valentine Park, TV, 1987 Birds of a Feather, TV, 1989Ep. – "In at the Deep End" Ep. – "First-Time Caller" Ep. -- "Suspicious Minds "Not with TV, 1990Ep. – No.1.3 Ep. – No.1.4 Ep. – No.1.5 Ep. – No.1.6 Ep. – No.1.7The Brittas Empire, TV, 1991Ep. – "The Disappearing Act" Ep. – "Reviewing the Situation" Ep. – "Surviving Christmas" Ep. – "A Walk on the Wildside" Ep. – "Body Language"Trouble in Mind, TV, 1991 A Prince Among Men, TV, 1997 BBC Comedy guide Mike Walling on IMDb TV.com profile RJ Wagsmith Band RJ Wagsmith Band @ MySpace

Charles Branwhite

Charles Branwhite was an English landscape painter. Son of Nathan Cooper Branwhite, he was born at Bristol in 1817, there studied art under his father, beginning as a sculptor, his association and friendship, with William James Müller a native of Bristol, induced him to give his undivided attention to water-colour painting, his pictures, from the year 1849, formed no small attraction in the gallery in Pall Mall East. He adopted this change of art notwithstanding the fact that he had gained silver medals for bas-reliefs in 1837 and 1838 at the Society of Arts, his style of painting shows much of Müller's influence. Some of his most striking landscapes represent frost scenes. Among his works are: Post Haste, April Showers on the Eastern Coast, An old Lime-kiln, Kilgarren Castle, Winter Sunset, Old Salmon Trap on the Conway, The Environs of an Ancient Garden, 1852, A Frozen Ferry, 1853, Ferry on the Thames, A Black Frost, Snow Storm, North Wales, Salmon Poaching, On the River Dee, North Wales; this article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: "Branwhite, Charles".

Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. Charles Branwhite at Artnet Works by C. Branwhite A hard day's work, winter (oil on canvas - Christie's Portrait photo and painting by Branwhite

Listed buildings in Cockermouth

Cockermouth is a civil parish and a town in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England. It contains 105 listed buildings. Of these, six are listed at Grade I, the highest of the three grades, seven are at Grade II*, the middle grade, the others are at Grade II, the lowest grade. Cockermouth is a market town at the confluence of the Rivers Derwent and Cocker, bridges crossing these rivers are listed; the oldest surviving building is Cockermouth Castle, parts of which are in ruins, parts are inhabited. The town's industries have been milling and brewing. Former mills that have been adapted for other uses, part of a brewery are listed. Most of the other listed buildings are houses and associated structures. A variety of other buildings are listed, including schools, hotels, public houses, a former hospice, a milestone, a former court house, a former bank, a statue, the town hall

Ada High School (Ohio)

Ada High School is a public high school located in Ada, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Ada Exempted Village School District; the District spends $7,419 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 63% on instruction, 32% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures, it has 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher, with the OH state average being 19 students per full-time equivalent teacher. 13% of students have an Individualized Education Program. An IEP is a written plan for students eligible for special needs services. Girls Basketball – 1978 Zac Dysert is a free agent for the NFLWalt Bettinger is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Charles Schwab Corporation headquartered in San Francisco, CA. District Website Great Schools, Inc

Hammer and sickle

The hammer and sickle is a symbol meant to represent proletarian solidarity – a union between the peasantry and working-class. It was first adapted during the Russian Revolution, the hammer represented the workers and the sickle represented the peasants. After World War I and the Russian Civil War, the hammer and sickle became more used as a symbol for labor within the Soviet Union and for international proletarian unity, it was taken up by many communist movements around some with local variations. Today after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the hammer and sickle remains commonplace in Russia and other former union republics, but its display is prohibited in some other former communist countries as well as in countries where communism is banned by law; the hammer and sickle remains commonplace in countries like Vietnam, China which are still communist states. Farm and worker instruments and tools have long been used as symbols for proletarian struggle; the combination of hammer and sickle symbolised the combination of farmers and construction workers.

One example of use prior to its political instrumentalisation by the Soviet Union is found in Chilean currency circulating since 1895. An alternative example is the combination of a plough, with the same meaning. In Ireland, the symbol of the plough remains in use; the Starry Plough banner was used by the Irish Citizen Army, a socialist republican workers' militia. James Connolly, co-founder of the Irish Citizen Army with Jack White, said the significance of the banner was that a free Ireland would control its own destiny from the plough to the stars. A sword is forged into the plough to symbolise the end of war with the establishment of a Socialist International; this was flown by the Irish Citizen Army during the 1916 Easter Rising. In 1917, Vladimir Lenin and Anatoly Lunacharsky held a competition to create a Soviet emblem; the winning design was a hammer and sickle on top of a globe in rays of the sun, surrounded by a wreath of grain and under a five-pointed star, with the inscription "proletariats of the world, unite!" in six languages.

It featured a sword, but Lenin objected, disliking the violent connotations. The winning designer was Yevgeny Ivanovich Kamzolkin. On 6 July 1923, the 2nd session of the Central Executive Committee adopted this emblem; the Coat of Arms of the Soviet Union and the Coats of Arms of the Soviet Republics showed the hammer and sickle, which appeared on the red star badge on the uniform cap of the Red Army uniform and in many other places. Serp i Molot is the name of the Moscow Metallurgical Plant. Serp i Molot is the name of a stop on the electric railway line from Kurski railway station in Moscow to Gorky, featured in Venedikt Yerofeyev's novel, Moscow-Petushki. At the time of creation, the hammer and sickle stood for worker-peasant alliance, with the hammer a traditional symbol of the industrial proletariat and the sickle a traditional symbol for the peasantry, but the meaning has since broadened to a globally recognizable symbol for Marxism, Marxist parties, or socialist states. In the Soviet Union, the hammer and sickle came to take on a gendered meaning, with the sickle coming to be associated with women and the hammer men.

Contrary to the popular belief, the symbol is widely used as a World War II resistance symbol against Nazism in which the Soviet soldiers and citizens died during the war. Two federal subjects of the post-Soviet Russian Federation use the hammer and sickle in their symbols: the Vladimir Oblast has them on its flag and the Bryansk Oblast has them on its flag and coat of arms, the central element of its flag. In addition, the Russian city of Oryol uses the hammer and sickle on its flag; the former Soviet national airline, continues to use the hammer and sickle in its symbol. The hammer and sickle can be found as a logo on most ushanka hats the Soviet-styled ones; the de facto government of Transnistria uses the flag and the emblem of the former Moldavian SSR, which includes the hammer and sickle. The flag can appear without the hammer and sickle in some circumstances, for example on Transnistrian-issued license plates. Three out of the five ruling Communist parties use a hammer and sickle as the party symbol: the Communist Party of China, the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Lao People's Revolutionary Party.

All of these use the yellow-on-red colour scheme. In Laos and Vietnam, the hammer and sickle party flags can be seen flying side-by-side with their respective national flags. Many communist parties around the world use it, including the Communist Party of Greece, the Communist Party of Chile, the Communist Party of Brazil, the Purba Banglar Sarbahara Party from Bangladesh, the Communist Party of Sri Lanka, the Communist Party of India, the Communist Party of India Liberation, the Communist Party of India, the Communist Party of India, the Indian Communist Marxist Party, the Socialist Unity Centre of India, the Egyptian Communist Party, the Communist Party of Pakistan, the Communist Party of Spain, the Communist Party of Denmark, the Nepal Communist Party, the Communist Party of Norway, the Romanian Communist Party, the Lebanese Communist Party, the Communist Party of the Philippines and the Shining Path; the Communist Party of Sweden, the Portuguese Communist Party and the Mexican Communist Party use the hammer and sickle i