"One Pound Fish" stylised as "£1 Fish", is a novelty song performed by British-based Pakistani fish trader and recording artist Muhammad Shahid Nazir, credited as One Pound Fish Man. It was released on 7 December 2012 for download in the United Kingdom, reaching number 28 in the UK Singles Chart, number 4 in the UK Dance Chart, number 1 in the UK Asian Chart. Following brief employment at a pound shop, Muhammad Shahid Nazir, a Pakistani immigrant to UK, originating from the town of Pattoki in Punjab, who had settled in East London, began work on a fish stall at Queen's Market, Upton Park where his employer instructed him to use a trader's call to attract customers, he soon composed the song "One Pound Fish". It became an internet smash and a viral video after passing customers uploaded videos of Nazir performing his song onto YouTube. A music video to accompany the release of "One Pound Fish" was first released on 10 December 2012 at a total length of two minutes and thirty-six seconds, it featured an appearance from former weather forecaster Michael Fish.
In 2012 it was rumoured that Nazir had been deported to Pakistan after his visa had expired, although this was not the case. The song has since been covered by many artists including Alesha Dixon. Mindless Behavior performed it live on the BBC Radio 1Xtra Breakfast Show, both Timbaland and Boy Better Know made remixes sampling from the song. One Pound Fish Official Website
Clydach Vale is a village in the community of Cwm Clydach, northwest of Tonypandy in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, within the Rhondda Valley, Wales. It is named for its situation on a tributary of the River Rhondda. Before the coming of industrialisation, Clydach Vale was a sparsely populated agricultural area. Records show that in the seventeenth century the area was named Dyffryn Clydach, was divided into two areas and Blaenclydach; those two localities are today much integrated. The Cwmclydach Community Partnership is made up of groups from both villages, plus the Clydach Vale Countryside Park and Mountain Forestry. In the 1840s coal mining began in the valley, but this was on a small scale and no pits were sunk at this time. Towards the end of the century there was a marked increase in mining activity, several collieries being opened, including Lefel-Y-Bush, Blaenclydach and Clydach Vale Collieries Nos. 1, 2 and 3. The Clydach Vale colleries would become synonymous with worker activism within the South Wales coalfield.
Opened in 1872, the Clydach Vale colliery No. 1 was sunk by Osbourne Riches and Samuel Thomas and, by 1894, was served by the Taff Vale Railway. Following the death of Thomas in 1879, his sons became managing partners and, in 1895, formed Cambrian Colleries Ltd; the Cambrian Collieries were a focus for disputation between active trade unions such as the South Wales Miners' Federation and the Cambrian Combine, a business network of mining companies, formed to regulate prices and wages in south Wales. A bitter clash between them resulted in the 1910 Tonypandy Riot. On 10 March 1905, an explosion occurred at the Cambrian Colliery No.1. The explosion was heard for miles around the valleys and resulted in the loss of 33 lives and serious injury to 14 others; the accident happened between the day and night shifts, otherwise the death toll would have been far higher. On 25 November 1941, seven men were killed and 53 were injured when a trolley transporting miners down a sloping shaft ran out of control.
The incident happened at the'Gorky' drift mine, with ninety men and boys taking the spake, an open-sided trolley fitted with cross planks for seating and a central overhead handrail as a holding point, down to the workings 525 yards below. The surface engineman suffered a temporary blackout and the manual brake was disengaged, causing the spake to build up speed. Most of the injuries and fatalities were to miners who leapt from the spake and were thrown back under the trolley due to the narrowness of the drift shaft. On 17 May 1965, a third major accident occurred at the Cambrian Colliery. An explosion caused by firedamp, after poor ventilation allowed a build-up of flammable gas, killed 31 miners; the ignition point was identified as an electric arc on an open switch-panel, being worked on. This was the last major mining disaster in South Wales history. At about 4.00 p.m. on Friday 11 March 1910, the lives of one adult and five children were lost when pent-up water from an abandoned coal mine burst through into the village.
The mountainside seemed to give way,'as though from a volcanic eruption' and a torrent of water together with huge amounts of earth and other debris swept down the hillside. Directly in the path of this torrent lay Adams Terrace and, according to contemporary newspaper reports, the first house it encountered'was in a moment wrecked like a pack of cards' and its occupants Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Williams and her ten-week-old baby girl perished. A three-week-old baby boy died; the newspaper went on to state that,'Altogether eleven houses and a shoemaker's shop were wrecked, one being washed away'. Rushing down to the valley floor, the torrent inundated the Clydach Vale School and trapped hundreds of children; the time coincided with the homecoming of many miners at the ending of a shift and an immediate rescue effort by them and the school's staff saved all but three of over 950 children. In particular, headmaster Robert Ralph Williams displayed extraordinary bravery in battling the flood and saving many children, for which he was awarded the Albert Medal.
A brass wall plaque was placed in the school in recognition of the discipline and heroism of the staff in organising the rescue. In preparation for the 2010 centenary of the disaster, another plaque, with names of the dead, was installed at the school together with a montage of photographs showing the aftermath of the flood; the electoral ward of Cwm Clydach is coterminous with the boundaries of the community. It elects a county councillor to Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council. With the exception of 1999-2004 it has been represented by the Labour Party. Clydach Vale Countryside Park lies between Cwmclydach's two lakes and is a haven for birds and butterflies. Two main routes are available for walkers and cyclists, with several access routes on to the surrounding mountains. Clydach Vale is home to football team Cambrian & Clydach Vale B. & G. C; the village has a rugby union club, Cambrian Welfare RFC. See Category:People from Clydach ValeLewis Davies and philanthropist Rhys Davies, born at 6 Clydach Road, Blaenclydach Tommy Farr, heavyweight boxing champion Donald Houston, film and TV actor Glyn Houston, film and TV actor Dr David Jenkins CBE, a former Librarian of the National Library of Wales, born in adjoining Blaenclydach Lewis Jones, political activist, writer of Cwmardy and We Live Tom Norris, Welsh heavyweight boxing champion Liam Williams and Commonwealth super-welterweight boxing champion Impacts on landscape and society of a century of coal mining
Jan Hendrik van Borssum Buisman, was a 20th-century painter from the Netherlands. According to the RKD he was the son of Hendrik van Borssum Buisman, he was born in the Fundatiehuis. He was a secret agent working on the "Zwitserse weg" during World War II and was decorated with the Ridder in de Orde van Oranje-Nassau, the Verzetsherdenkingkruis, the Croix du combattant volontaire de la Résistance, his brother Garrelt was awarded the Military William Order. After the war he served as a member of the staff for Prins Bernhard in 1945-1946, moved back to Haarlem where he became a member of the Haarlem painters club Kunst zij ons doel, in 1951, a member of De Groep. In 1952 he became kastelein at the Teylers Museum, he lived in the Fundatiehuis. He kept his workshop in the former astronomical laboratory in the garden, in 1972 he became adjunct-curator of the art collection. Agent van de Zwitserse weg: Het levensverhaal van Jan van Borssum Buisman, Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, 2000, by Jan van Borssum Buisman and Marc Couwenberg, ISBN 978-90-5730-125-4
The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1990. Playboy magazine names its Playmate of the Month each month throughout the year. Peggy McIntaggart is a Canadian model, actress and stylist, Playboy's Playmate of the Month for January 1990. McIntaggart grew up in Canada. In 1980, when she was twenty, she entered the Miss Nude World contest in Stoney Creek, Ontario, on a dare and ended up winning; as a result, she decided to pursue a career in modeling. After appearing in Playboy, McIntaggart began acting, she appeared in Beverly Hills Cop II and Cape Fear. McIntaggart worked as Hugh Hefner's make-up artist and hair stylist, she dated Bob Seagren. The relationship ended in 2007. Today, McIntaggart works as photographer. Pamela Denise Anderson is a Canadian actress, she is a famous glamour model, producer, author and former showgirl, known for her roles on the television series Home Improvement, V. I. P, she was chosen as a Playmate of the Month for Playboy magazine in February 1990. For a time, she was known as Pamela Anderson Lee after marrying Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee.
She holds Canadian citizenship. Anderson's Playboy career spans two decades, she has appeared on more Playboy covers than anyone else, she has made appearances in the publication's newsstand specials. Deborah Driggs is actress, she was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month for March 1990. She appeared on the cover of the magazine for its April 1990 issue, she was married to the Olympic gymnast Mitch Gaylord from June 28, 1992, through January 1, 2003 and they have three children. She is the coauthor, along with Karen Risch, of the book Hot Pink: The Girls' Guide to Primping and Pubic Fashion, she appeared in one of the videos for the Devo single "Post Post-Modern Man". Lisa Matthews is actress, she was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month for April 1990, was named 1991's Playmate of the Year. She received over $100,000 for her winnings; that year, Matthews appeared in the Bruce Willis film Hudson Hawk. She dated Joel Silver. In 2017 at the age of 48 Matthews duplicated her Playmate of the Year cover along with her cohorts Kimberly Conrad, Renee Tenison, Candace Collins, Cathy St. George, Kemp Muhl, Monique St. Pierre nearly three decades on.
Tina Bockrath is actress. She was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month for May 1990 and has appeared in numerous Playboy videos. Bockrath was the final Playmate of the Month photographed by Pompeo Posar. Bonnie Marino is actress, she was chosen as the Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for June 1990. Jacqueline Sheen is actress, she was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month for July 1990 and has appeared in numerous Playboy videos. Melissa Evridge is actress, she was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month for August 1990 and has appeared in numerous Playboy videos. She appeared on the cover of the October 1990 issue of the magazine. Kerri Kendall is actress, she was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month in September 1990 and has appeared in numerous Playboy videos. She appeared as a model for Perfect 10. Alison Armitage is a British actress. Under the pseudonym Brittany York, she was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for October 1990. Armitage had a leading role in the television series Acapulco H.
E. A. T. From 1993 to 1994 and from 1996 to 1997, she has had bit parts in movies such as Jerry Maguire and Driven. She appeared in a pictorial in Maxim magazine in 1999. Lorraine Olivia is actress, she was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month for November 1990. She had a bit part in the 1993 film Coneheads. Morgan Fox is actress. In 1988 she became Miss World Canada. In 1990, she played the role of "Robunda Hooters" in the film Flesh Gordon Meets the Cosmic Cheerleaders, she was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month for December 1990 and has appeared in Playboy videos. List of people in Playboy 1990–99
Buddleja davidii'Adokeep' is a cultivar raised by Elizabeth Keep at the East Malling Research Station in Kent, England. Adonis Blue is a compact, small shrub, growing to a height of 1.5 m one-third the size of a typical davidii. The foliage is unremarkable, the leaves green and of average size for the species; the profuse flowers are deep blue, the panicles 25–30 cm in length, appearing in summer and persisting until the first frosts of autumn. Adonis Blue is cultivated in the UK, where it is included in the NCCPG National Collection held by Longstock Park near Stockbridge, Hampshire. Hardiness: USDA zones 5–9