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Enrique Bunbury

Enrique Ortiz de Landázuri Izarduy, born 11 August 1967, is a Spanish singer-songwriter. He has been described as "by far, the most international star of Spanish rock." Bunbury was born in Zaragoza, Spain. He got involved in music in the early 1980s, making his debut in a high school band called Apocalipsis, played along with Proceso Entrópico. In 1984, Bunbury joined. After adopting the nickname of Bunbury, taken from the Oscar Wilde stage play The Importance of Being Earnest, the musician founded the band Héroes del Silencio, becoming a major number in the Hispanic rock scene; the band broke up in 1996 and Bunbury started his solo career in 1997 with an electro-rock album, Radical Sonora with his new band: Copi, Del Moran, Ramon Gacias and former Héroes del Silencio guitarist Alan Boguslavsky. Known for reinventing himself, Bunbury released in 1999 the album Pequeño, which sounded different from anything he did before, his band suffered changes, Boguslavsky was replaced by Rafa Dominguez, the new faces, Ana Belén Estaje, Luis Miguel Romero, Javier Iñigo, Javier Garcia Vega & Antonio Ríos in the metal instruments.

This band was known as the "Huracán Ambulante" and recorded with Bunbury the rest of his solo discography. In 2005, after 8 years together, Bunbury dissolved the band and recorded a new album in 2006 with Nacho Vegas. In 2007, Héroes del Silencio agreed to participate in a 10 concert exclusive worldwide tour in ten cities around the world called "Tour 2007" to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first performances and it has been 10 years since their disbanding in 1996; the first concert took place in Guatemala City on 15 September, followed by Buenos Aires, Mexico, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Spain, Seville and Valencia, Spain which closed the'07 Tour. The solo career of Bunbury unlike Héroes del Silencio has been different in the musical sound, keeping the essence of rock, experimenting with various rhythms from electronic music and Middle Eastern music in the early stages of his solo career, to cabaret music, blues and tango, to salsa, milonga and cumbia in one of his last works which honors Latin America.

According to La Banda Elastica, "Rock gods exist... and Enrique Bunbury belongs among them." He is known for his powerful, operatic voice which can range from F2-A5 with the ability to hit C3. Bunbury is a baritone. In 2019 Bunbury was honored with the Icon Award at the 2019 SESAC Latina Music Awards. A documentary directed by Alexis Morante will be released in 2016 named El camino más largo, the film chronicles the 2010 tour Bunbury did of the United States, he is a vegan. Pep Blay Enrique Bunbury. Lo demás es silencio. Barcelona, 2007, Plaza & Janés. 448 pages, Spanish. ISBN 978-84-01-30551-1. Enrique Bunbury Official Web Site Official pages on social media sites

Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve

The Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve is a national nature reserve near the village of Dawlish Warren in south Devon, England. It is part of the Exe Estuary Special Protection Area, sits on a sand spit which runs across the mouth of the estuary, it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and part of it is a local nature reserve. The Dawlish Warren nature reserve provides a major roosting site for wading birds and migratory waterfowl, serves as a habitat for the endangered petalwort, a liverwort, it is one of only two sites in Britain where the sand crocus grows. A large number of rare vagrant birds have been recorded at Dawlish Warren, including elegant tern, lesser crested tern, long-billed murrelet, greater sand plover, semipalmated plover, cream-coloured courser and great spotted cuckoo; some sand lizards have been spotted at the reserve, as a result of re-introductions. A rare dune grassland habitat can be found in the nature reserve, as a result is a candidate Special Area of Conservation.

The Nature Reserve contains one of the main tourist beaches in Teignbridge. Despite the emplacement of considerable quantities of protective rock armour at its lower end, the warren has been subject to erosion by the sea for over a hundred years; the Teignbridge District Council owns and manages the seaward parts of the nature reserve, open to the public, while the Devon Wildlife Trust maintains the Inner Warren and the saltmarsh, which are not open to the public. The Inner Warren is leased to the Warren Golf Club. Teignbridge District Council Dawlish Warren NNR

The Conan Grimoire

The Conan Grimoire is a 1972 collection of essays and fiction edited by L. Sprague de Camp and George H. Scithers, published in hardcover by Mirage Press; the essays were published as articles in Scithers' fanzine Amra. The book is a companion to Mirage’s previous two volumes of material from Amra, The Conan Reader and The Conan Swordbook. Most of the material in the three volumes, together with some additional material, was reprinted in two de Camp-edited paperback anthologies from Ace Books; the book consists of thirty-seven pieces essays on fantasy writer Robert E. Howard and his seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian, Howard's sources and literary successors, other fantasy authors such as Edgar Rice Burroughs, Eric Rücker Eddison, Jack Vance, Fritz Leiber and Talbot Mundy; some original material by Howard, a number of fantasy poems and a few fictional pieces are included. “Swordsmen and Sorcerers at Play” “Letters to Clark Ashton Smith” “Balthus of Cross Plains” “Something About Eve” “Howard’s Style” “Untitled Fragment” “John Carter and His Electric Barsoom” “The Agent” “When Set Fled” “The Testament of Snefru” “The Lion’s Bridge” “Eddison’s Zimiamvian Trilogy” “Of Worms and Unicorns” “The Dying Earth” “Fafhrd and Me” “A Man Named John” “Transposition” “The Gray Mouser 1” “The Gray Mouser 2” “I Remember Conan” “Stamford Bridge” “The Free-Speaking Verses” “The Loss of a Son” “Woe is Me” “Carter’s Little Whiskey Stills” “The Thong of Thor” “Ghost Ships” “Tiger in the Rain” “What Really Happened” “One Man’s BEM” “Kush” “A Furthest Note on the Red Planet” “Arming the Incomplete Enchanter” “Richard the Lion-Hearted is Alive and Well in California” “Mundy’s Vendhya” “Young Man Mulligan”, with Key “Drinking Songs from ‘Silverlock’” Chalker, Jack L..

The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 417. Laughlin, Charlotte. De Camp: An L. Sprague de Camp Bibliography. San Francisco: Underwood/Miller. P. 108. A Brief Comparison of The Conan Reader, The Conan Swordbook, The Conan Grimoire with The Blade of Conan and The Spell of Conan

Castle Semple Loch

Castle Semple Loch is a 1.5-mile-long inland freshwater loch at Lochwinnoch in Renfrewshire, Scotland. Part of an estate of the same name, it is now administered by Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park as a watersports centre. An RSPB bird sanctuary is located on the loch's southern shore. Early authors, such as Hector Boece use the term'Garnoth' or'Garnott' and may be referring to a single large loch incorporating Kilbirnie Loch and Loch Winnoch. Boece in his book of 1527 the'Historia Gentis Scotorum', says that this entity was nocht unlike the Loch Doune full of fische. There is a long history of drainage schemes and farming operations in the Lochwinnoch area, with co-ordinated attempts dating from about 1691 by Lord Sempill, followed by Colonel McDowal of Castle Sempil in 1774, James Adams of Burnfoot, by others; until these drainage works Loch Winnoch and Kilbirnie Loch nearly met and did during flooding, to the extent that, as stated, early writers such as Boece and Petruccio Ubaldini regarded the lochs as one, using the name'Garnoth' or'Garnott'.

The Castle Semple and Barr Lochs lie in an area covered by one large loch known as ‘Loch Winnoch’, however by the end of the 18th century silt from the River Calder had divided the loch into two and thus Castle Semple and Barr Loch became separate entities. In 1814 Barr Loch and the Aird Meadow was bunded and drained, however after WW2 the area was abandoned for any agricultural use. Harvey of Castle Semple refused the use of Castle Semple loch to the Royal Curling Club for the Grand Match or bonspiel; the event of 11 January 1850 was successful and attracted huge crowds. The North won for the first time by a majority of 233 shots; the Loch has hosted the Home International Regatta. The ruins of the early mediaeval Peel Tower stand on the southern shore of the loch at Air Meadow, inaccessible except by boat; this tower was used as a fortified stronghold by the people of the area around the loch for defense against bandits and other dangers, as only the locals knew the safe paths through the marsh.

The ruins of the small sixteenth-century Collegiate Church can be found on the northern shore along a well-maintained path. It was built in 1504 by John, Lord Sempill, in the grounds of the original Castle Semple, is now in the care of Historic Scotland. Although the house itself burnt down at the beginning of the 20th century, the grounds of Castle Semple on the loch's northern shore still contain the walls of the old walled garden as well as much of the surrounding wall and one of the gates. There is an octagonal structure, known as The Temple, on top of Kenmuir hill near the house, built in the 18th century as a hunting lookout. Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park Kilbirnie Loch Dobie, James D.. Cunninghame, Topographized by Timothy Pont 1604–1608, with continuations and illustrative notices. Glasgow: John Tweed. Historic Environment Scotland: Castle Semple Collegiate Church Castle Semple Country Park Castle Semple Rowing Club Castle Semple Sailing Club Video footage of the Hole of Barr Water Pump & Saw Mill

SS Grecian

Grecian was a steel bulk freighter built in 1891 by Globe Iron Works at Cleveland, Ohio. She was a sister ship to Norman wrecked nearby; the ship was 296 feet long, with a gross register tonnage of 2,348 tons. Grecian was built to carry iron ore for the Chapin Iron Mining Company, ran between the company's docks in Escanaba and Cleveland, Ohio. In 1896 made 35 trips through the Great Lakes, carrying 93,000 tons of iron ore. On June 7, 1906 the unladen Grecian struck a rock and sank in shallow water near De Tour Village in the St. Mary's River; the ship was refloated, taken in tow by the steamer Sir Henry Bessemer, with the plan to take it to Detroit, Michigan for repairs. However, on June 15, it unexpectedly sank near Thunder Bay Island; the crew escaped in lifeboats. Salvage was attempted 1909 to no avail; the wreck of Grecian sits upright in 100 feet of water. It features an intact bow and stern lie intact, with a collapsed midships portion; the engine, sections of the propeller, the deck machinery all remain in place and are visible.

There is a steel canalon from the 1909 salvage attempt lies off the ship's stern. Most of movable artifacts once aboard the ship have been taken by salvagers and recreational divers

Elliott Mishler

Elliot George Mishler was an American social psychologist who had significant influence on the development of narrative psychology. Mishler was born in Astoria, New York in 1924, he completed his doctoral degree at the University of Michigan in 1951. His dissertation was entitled: Personality Characteristics And The Resolution Of Role Conflicts, he was Professor of Social Psychology in the Department of Social Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Here he was involved in teaching research methods to psychiatry residents. At the same time he began to publish a series of important works on aspects of qualitative research, his classic work on Research Interviewing was published in 1991. His home was the location for regular discussion of narrative and other concepts in psychology as well as forms of social activism, he had substantial influence on the work of many scholars including Brinton Lykes. Throughout his life he was involved in various forms of social activism, he took his sons to their first demonstrations against the war in Vietnam in 1965, he continued to fight against racism and injustice throughout his life, including holding family reunions at marches against the War in Iraq.

Mishler, E. G.. Storylines: Craft Artists' Narratives of Identity. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Mishler, E. G.. Research Interviewing: Context and narrative. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Mishler, E. G.. The Discourse of Medicine: Dialectics of medical interviews. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing Corp. Mishler, E. G. et al.. Social Contexts of Health and Patient Care. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Mishler, E. G. & Waxler, N. E.. Interaction in Families: An Experimental Study of Family Processes and Schizophrenia. New York: Wiley. Mishler, E. G.. Foreword. In Ignacio Martin-Baro Writings for a Liberation Psychology edited by A. S. Corne. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Mishler, E. G.. The analysis of interview-narratives. In T. R. Sarbin, Narrative psychology. New York: Praeger. Harvey, M. R. Mishler, E. G. Koenen, K. & Harney, P. A.. In the aftermath of sexual abuse: Making and remaking meaning in narratives of trauma and recovery. Narrative Inquiry, 10, 291–311. Mishler, E. G.. Validation in inquiry-guided research: The role of exemplars in narrative studies.

Harvard Educational Review. 60 November: 415–442. Mishler, E. G.. Models of narrative analysis: A typology. Journal of Narrative & Life History, 5, 87-123. Mischer, E. G. Clark, J. A. Ingelfinger, J. & Simon, M. P.. The language of attentive patient care: A comparison of two medical interviews. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 4, 325–335. Mishler, E. G.. Meaning in context: Is there any other kind? Harvard Educational Review, 49, 1-19