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Eiffel (company)

Eiffel is part of the Eiffage group and the descendant of the engineering company Société des Établissements Eiffel founded by Gustave Eiffel, designer of the Eiffel Tower. Budapest-Nyugati Railway Terminal completed in 1877 Eiffel Bridge, completed in 1877 Statue of Liberty completed in 1878 Garabit viaduct completed in 1884 Colbert Bridge completed in 1888 Eiffel Tower completed in 1889. Jiu Bridge, completed in 1897 Tancarville Bridge completed in 1955. Louvre Pyramid completed in 1989. Normandy bridge completed in 1995; the Living Bridge completed 2007 It assisted with the construction and support of the glass wall of Columbia University's Alfred Lerner Hall, the largest in North America completed in 1999. Millau Viaduct completed in 2002. Simone-de-Beauvoir foot bridge completed in 2006. Eiffel website

Coasting (memoir)

Coasting, subtitled Notes for a Memoir that I will never write, is a memoir by the Brazilian writer Jorge Amado. Coasting is not an autobiography, more of a series of recollections, which do not appear in any chronological order; the book was published to mark Amado’s 80th birthday in 1992. It covers his entire life, with the exception of his childhood, which he had earlier recorded in The Grapiuna Boy. Coasting contains memories from the mid-1920s onwards, including observations on his own works and on the television and film adaptations of these, with memories of his family and friends, as well as other writers and artists he had contact with, it describes experiences such binge drinking with the Chilean writer Pablo Neruda, visits to a brothel or candomblé yard with the artist Carybé or the musician and painter Dorival Caymmi. Other recollections include meetings with Pablo Picasso, Mario Vargas Llosa, Gabriel García-Márquez, Jean-Paul Sartre, he examines his political views, including his disenchantment with communism as it turned to totalitarianism.

His political activism, periods of exile and his work took him around the world many times and places he visited are recalled, as well as the cities of Brazil. The Portuguese title, Navegação de cabotagem, is a Brazilian expression referring to navigation between coastal and river ports in Brazil, it is used to refer to smuggling and other illegal trade. The subtitle for the book, Notes for a memoir that I will never write refers to an agreement Amado had with Pablo Neruda and the Russian writer Ilya Ehrenburg to never write a memoir, which all three failed to honour although in the case of Neruda and Ehrenburg theirs were published posthumously

My Boy Jack (poem)

"My Boy Jack" is a 1916 poem by Rudyard Kipling. Kipling wrote it for Jack Cornwell, the 16 year old youngest recipient of the Victoria Cross who stayed by his post on board ship during the battle of Jutland until he died. Kipling's son John was never referred to as "Jack"; the poem echoes the grief of all parents. John Kipling was a 2nd Lt in the Irish Guards and disappeared in September 1915 during the Battle of Loos in the First World War; the poem was published as a prelude to a story in his book Sea Warfare written about the Battle of Jutland in 1916. The imagery and theme is maritime in nature and as such it is about a generic nautical Jack, though affected by the death of Kipling's son. My Boy Jack is the name of a 1997 play written by English actor David Haig, it examines how grief affected Rudyard Kipling and his family following the death of his son, John, at the Battle of Loos in 1915. It includes a recitation of My Boy Jack. Ben Silverstone first played Jack Kipling on stage, while Daniel Radcliffe took over the role for the ITV screen adaptation of the same name.

Haig played Rudyard Kipling on both screen. "Have You News of My Boy Jack?" set to music by Edward German in 1917. "My Boy Jack", song for medium piano by Betty Roe. Neofolk singer Andrew King recorded a song showcasing the lyrics to this poem. Setting for voice and concertina by Peter Bellamy. Bellamy's version was set to a three part harmony by the English folk group "Lady Maisery" on their 2011 début album Weave and Spin, was recorded by accapella group "Hex" on their 2014 CD Husk and Bark. 1915 in poetry My Boy Jack


Pomatosace filicula is a species of flowering plant in the family Primulaceae, endemic to the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau in China. Pomatosace filicula is a biennial plant that grows from rosettes of basal leaves, each 15–90 millimetres long and 6–15 mm wide and divided into lobes along its length; the flowers are borne in umbels of 3–12 flowers on a stalk 1–16 centimetres tall. Each flower is white, with five petals fused into a tube for around 2 mm. Seeds are produced in a capsule, 4 mm wide. Pomatosace filicula is only found in the north-eastern part of the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau, in the Chinese provinces of Sichuan and Qinghai, it grows in a variety of habitats, including alpine meadows and sand flats along rivers, at altitudes of 2,800–4,500 metres. It flowers from May to June, fruits from June to August, it is thought to have evolved to inhabit the open ground in front of the burrows of plateau pikas and other ground-dwelling mammals. Pomatosace filicula is the only species in the genus Pomatosace, as described by Karl Maximovich in 1881.

More recent molecular phylogenetic data have shown, that Pomatosace is nested within Androsace, meaning that some taxonomic change is required to maintain monophyletic genera – either sinking Pomatosace into Androsace or splitting Androsace into a number of genera. Original description by Maximovicz

Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, Paris

Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption is a catholic church in Paris, France. This church was built between 1670 and 1676. Today, it is the main Polish church of Paris. In the XVII century, a house street Saint-Honoré belonging to the Jesuits was given to the "Ladies of the Assumption" who transformed it into convent by undertaking constructions for which they called on to the architect Charles Errard; the latter stays in Rome and, keen on Italianism, his project is inspired by the Antiquity, by the Renaissance with, however, a personal note. His Roman obligations will prevent him from watching the execution of the building, the load of which will be assured by Mr Chéret. Further to the criticisms lifted by his construction, Charles Errard will accuse the latter of having modified his plans, it is in the convent of the "Ladies of the Assumption", situated in the no 263 street Saint-Honoré that withdrew certain Court Ladies under the old regime. It was transformed into barracks during the Revolution, in 1793.

The organ dates the end of the XIXth century. It was built by Aristide Cavaillé-Coll. Polish Catholic Mission Église Notre-Dame de l'Assomption Organ of the Notre-Dame de l'Assomption Church - Organ description Aristide Cavaillé-Coll

Cheick Fantamady Diarra

Cheick Fantamady Diarra is a Malian professional footballer who plays as a striker for LB Châteauroux in Ligue 2. Diarra began his career with Centre Salif Keita played with Stade Malien. On 6 July 2011, he moved to Rennes, he was loaned to Ligue 2 club Istres for the 2013–14 season. He was again loaned in Ligue 2 the following season to AJ Auxerre. On 15 July 2016, Fantamady Diarra joined Ligue 2 club Tours FC. On 18 August 2018, he joined Ligue 2 club LB Châteauroux. Scores and results list Mali's goal tally first. Cheick Fantamady Diarra – French league stats at LFP Cheick Fantamady Diarra's profile, stats & pics Cheick Diarra – UEFA competition record