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Josephine Tey

Josephine Tey was a pseudonym used by Elizabeth MacKintosh, a Scottish author best remembered for her mystery novels. She wrote plays under the name Gordon Daviot. MacKintosh was born in Inverness, the oldest of three daughters of Colin MacKintosh, a fruiterer, Josephine, she attended Inverness Royal Academy and in 1914, Anstey Physical Training College in Erdington, a suburb of Birmingham. She taught physical training at various schools in England and Scotland and during her vacations worked at a convalescent home in Inverness as a Voluntary Aid Detachment nurse. A youthful romance ended with her soldier friend's death in the Somme battles. In 1923, she returned to Inverness permanently to care for her invalid mother, stayed after her mother's death that year to keep house for her father; the curriculum for "physical training" included much more than athletics. Tey used her school experience in Miss Pym Disposes when describing the subjects taught at the school, the types of bruises and other injuries sustained by the pupils.

When she graduated, Tey worked in a physiotherapy clinic in Leeds taught in schools, first in Nottinghamshire in Oban, where she was injured. A boom in the gymnasium fell on her face. Tey repurposed this incident as a method of murder in Miss Pym Disposes. While caring for her father she began her career as a writer, her first published work was in The Westminster Gazette under the name Gordon Daviot. She continued publishing verse and short stories in The Westminster Review, The Glasgow Herald and the Literary Review, her first novel, Kif: An Unvarnished History, was well received at the time with good reviews, a sale to America, a mention in The Observer's list of Books of the Week. Three months her first mystery novel, The Man in the Queue, was published by Benn, Methuen, it was awarded the Dutton Mystery Prize. This is the first appearance of Inspector Alan Grant, it would be some years. MacKintosh's real ambition had been to write a play, her play Richard of Bordeaux was produced in 1932 at the New Theatre under the Daviot pseudonym.

She stated she was inspired by the Royal Tournament. Tey had an excellent knowledge of military tactics, which she put to good use in several of her books. Two more of her plays were produced at The Laughing Woman and Queen of Scots, she wrote about a dozen one-act plays and another dozen full-length plays, many with biblical or historical themes, under the name of Gordon Daviot. How she chose the name of Gordon is unknown, but Daviot was the name of a scenic locale near Inverness where she had spent many happy holidays with her family. Only four of her plays were produced during her lifetime. Richard of Bordeaux was successful, running for 14 months and making a household name of its young leading man and director, John Gielgud, her only non-fiction book, was written as a vindication of someone she perceived to be a libeled hero: "It is strange that a man whose life was so simple in pattern and so forthright in spirit should have become a peg for every legend, bloody or brave, that belonged to his time."

MacKintosh's best-known books were written under the name of Josephine Tey, the name of her Suffolk great-great grandmother. In five of the mystery novels, all of which except the first she wrote under the name of Tey, the hero is Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant; the most famous of these is The Daughter of Time, in which Grant, laid up in hospital, has friends research reference books and contemporary documents so that he can puzzle out the mystery of whether King Richard III of England murdered his nephews, the Princes in the Tower. Grant comes to the firm conclusion that King Richard was innocent of the death of the Princes; the Franchise Affair has a historical context: although set in the 1940s, it is based on the 18th-century case of Elizabeth Canning. The Daughter of Time was the last of Tey's books published during her lifetime, her last work, a further crime novel, The Singing Sands, was found in her papers and published posthumously. Tey was intensely private. During her last year, when she knew that she was mortally ill, she resolutely avoided all her friends as well.

Her penultimate work, The Privateer, was a romantic novel based on the life of the privateer Henry Morgan. She died of liver cancer at her sister Mary's home in London on 13 February 1952. Most of her friends were unaware that she was ill, including Gielgud, shocked to read news of it in The Times during a matinee performance of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, her death notice in The Times appeared under her "Gordon Daviot" pseudonym, with no mention of her real name or "Josephine Tey". Proceeds from Tey's estate, including royalties from her books, were assigned to the National Trust; the heroine of Mary Stewart's The Ivy Tree uses Tey's book Brat Farrar as a model when impersonating the missing heir to an estate. She describes the book as "the best of them all". Tey is mentioned in Apt Pupil. Tey appears as a main character in a series of novels by Nicola Upson called the "Josephine Tey Mysteries". An Expert in Murder, the first in the series, is a detective story woven around the original production of Richard of Bordeaux.

Tey's Brat Farrar is mentioned extensively as a work vividly rem

Liaquat National Hospital

The Liaquat National Hospital, is located at Stadium Road, Sindh, Pakistan. The hospital was established on October 16, 1958. Soon after Independence the Red Cross Fete Committee, chaired by Syed Wajid Ali, raised about PKR 800,000 through Meena Bazaars organized under the guidance of Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan. At a meeting chaired by Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan, the committee decided to establish a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan under the name "The National Hospital", his Excellency Mr. Ghulam Muhammad, the Governor General of Pakistan, laid the foundation stone of the hospital on February 23, 1953. In memory of Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan who were assassinated in 1951, the National Hospital was renamed as Liaquat National Hospital. Syed Wajid Ali was selected as the president of a committee of citizens, philanthropists and government functionaries in November 5, 1958, remained so till his death in 2008. In 1978, the institute entered into the field of education.

Today, it plays a role as a leading postgraduate medical centre having school of nursing, a school of physiotherapy and rehabilitation, College of Medical Laboratory Technology, offers technical courses in a spectrum of services. Now, the hospital has 700 beds with 32 specialty services, providing diagnostic and therapeutic facilities; the hospital has a residency training program, representing a majority of the existing disciplines, recognised for fellowship by the CPSP, including disciplines which are recognised by the Royal Colleges in the UK. The hospital has MRI machines, pathology laboratory facilities, additional Executive II and III Wards, CCU, MICU, dialysis machines and ventilators. An operation theatre, intensive care unit, and transplant unit complex are under construction. 23 February 1953, the foundation stone of Liaquat National Hospital was laid by Mr. Ghulam Mohammad, Governor General of Pakistan. 16 October 1958 Governor General Sikander Mirza formally inaugurated Liaquat National Hospital.

November 1958 Syed Wajid Ali was selected as the President of the constituted committee of eminent citizens, philanthropists and government functionaries. In 1958 the hospital started to function with four out-patient services and 50 beds for the in-patients; the hospital had: Reception Special Wards I & II Operation Theatres Staff Quarters X-Ray Neurosurgery Ward Doctors Hostel Kitchen Central Stores 1959, Endoscopies Urology service pioneered by Liaquat National Hospital. The first UR done at LNH by Dr. Hussaini. 1962, Nephrology Ward foundation stone was laid. 1973, Doctors hostel was constructed. 1977, Fluoroscopy machine was installed. 1978, Liaquat National Hospital enters the field of education. 1981, Gastroenterology Ward and Gynaecology Ward were constructed. 1982 - 83, Special Ward III and IV were constructed. 1984, Liaquat National Hospital acquires a CT scanner. 1985 - 86, CCU, mosque and courtyard were constructed. 1986, Children Ward was constructed. 1987, Old Neuro & Orthopedic Ward was constructed.

1990, Started first MRI in Pakistan Central Stores was constructed. 1991, Arthroscopic orthopedic procedure performed. 1992, Chest Ward was constructed. 1993, First Laparoscopic Choleosystectomy at Liaquat National Hospital. 1994, Liaquat National Hospital Library constructed. 1995, New medical and surgical wings were constructed. 1995, First Symposium was held at Liaquat National Hospital and the Academic Council was established for medical education at Liaquat National Hospital. 1996, Liaquat National Hospital started CME programs, acquired 1.5 tesla MRI installed and established nuclear medicine unit with gamma camera. 1997, Surgical Day Care Unit constructed. 1997, Skills Lab was established. 1997, 2nd Symposium held. 1998, Executive Wards constructed. 1998, PMR building was constructed. 1999, Construction of generator room. 1999, Bone densitometer acquired. 2000, Auditorium with four lecture halls constructed. 2000, Emergency Ward shifted to new spacious A&E Department. 2000, New Nurses Hostel Block constructed.

2000, OPD block was constructed. 2000, 3 year BSc. Physiotherapy course upgraded to 4 years BS Physiotherapy program 2002, Expansion of Cardiology Ward with new CCU. 2002, Private - I Ward was constructed. 2002, MRI and multislice CT scanner with high speed were introduced. 2002, Four colour Doppler was installed. 2002, Art colour Doppler "Aplio" from Toshiba that includes 3D imaging was installed. 2003, Stealth station mapping system for brain and spinal procedures was installed. 2005, 2 Years MSc. Physiotherapy started 2013, 5 Years DPT course started Liaquat National Hospital

These Days (Goodness album)

These Days is the third and the last studio album by the American rock band Goodness. All songs by Goodness These Days - 4:10 Sister Twin - 3:17 Sex Rebellion - 3:44 Boy Glory - 4:31 The Waiting Time - 3:41 Disco 77 - 3:36 The River - 3:39 Fall Away - 3:14 One Room - 2:35 Catching Fireflies - 4:50 Carrie Akre - vocals Garth Reeves - guitar, vocals Chris Friel - drums Fiia McGann - bass, vocals Danny Newcomb - guitarAdditional personnelMike McCready - guest artist on "Catching Fireflies" Max Rose - mastering Barrett Jones - engineer, mixing John Goodmanson - engineer, producer These Days at Allmusic