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One Rainy Wish

"One Rainy Wish" is a song by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, featured on their 1967 second album Axis: Bold as Love. The song was written by Jimi Hendrix based on a dream that he had in which "the sky was filled with a thousand stars... and eleven moons played across the rainbows," according to the song's lyrics. Shortly after the release of Axis: Bold as Love, "One Rainy Wish" was featured as the B-side to "Up from the Skies", released in February 1968. "One Rainy Wish" was "one of Jimi's many songs born out of a dream". The style of guitar playing displayed by Hendrix is said to be reminiscent of that of American jazz guitarists Jim Hall and Wes Montgomery, according to fellow guitarist Mike Stern, who said the following about the song: His playing is so lyrical, it has that same singing quality that I dig in Wes Montgomery's playing. But the thing about Hendrix was that he had that sound, he could achieve that lyrical feeling with a fatter sound on his Strat than you could get with a regular hollow-bodied jazz guitar.

In the Hendrix biography Jimi Hendrix: Electric Gypsy, the song is described as "creak with radical harmonies and rhythmic concepts, not least the fact that the verse is in 3/4 time while the chorus is in 4/4." "One Rainy Wish" was recorded sometime midway through the Axis: Bold as Love sessions, in October 1967, at Olympic Sound Studios with producer Chas Chandler and engineer Eddie Kramer. In reviews of Axis: Bold as Love, "One Rainy Wish" has been positively regarded, although some critics do not like the ending. In a review for the BBC, critic Chris Jones noted the song as one of the album's examples of Hendrix's "loveliest lyrics," while critic Cub Koda described the song as a "beautiful, wistful ballad." Shapiro, Harry. Jimi Hendrix: Electric Gypsy. New York: St. Martin's Griffin. ISBN 0-312-13062-7

Bonnie Myotai Treace

Bonnie Myotai Treace is a Zen priest, the founder and teacher of Hermitage Heart, was the abbot of the Zen Center of NYC. She is known for her work in women's spirituality and the nexus of mind and environment. Myotai Sensei was the first Dharma successor of John Daido Loori, Roshi, in the Mountains and Rivers Order, having received shiho, dharma transmission, from him in 1996. Serving and training for over two decades as vice-abbot of Zen Mountain Monastery, she was the establishing teacher and first abbess of the Zen Center of New York City. At the Monastery she was the Vice Abbot, the first director of Dharma Communications, editor of Mountain Record, in charge of the affiliates of the Mountains and Rivers Order. Treace holds an advanced degree in literature, was a lobbyist for women's issues, an analyst with the Potomac Research Institute specializing in hydromechanics. In 2016 Myotai gave shiho or dharma transmission to Phil Sengetsu Kolman and named John Kyoman Weiczorek as Dharma Steward of Hermitage Heart.

Treace is the author of several books, among them: "Winter Moon: A Season of Zen," and "Empty Branches." She's had chapters in "Water: Its Spiritual Significance", The Art of Just Sitting: Essential Writings on the Zen Practice of Shikantaza, "Lotus Moon: The Poetry of Rengetsu", along with many other writings. Myotai's teachings have appeared in various Buddhist publications, including Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly, The Mountain Record and in several editions of The Best Buddhist Writing, she is a member of the American Zen Teachers Association. John Daido Loori Timeline of Zen Buddhism in the United States Loori, John Daido; the Art of Just Sitting: Essential Writings on the Zen Practice of Shikantaza. Wisdom Publications. P. 161. ISBN 0-86171-327-3. Prebish, Charles S.. Luminous Passage: The Practice and Study of Buddhism in America. University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-21697-0. Seager, Richard Hughes. Buddhism in America. Columbia University Press. ISBN 0-231-10868-0. Stevens, John.

Lotus Moon: The Poetry of the Buddhist Nun Rengetsu. White Pine Press. ISBN 1-893996-36-0

Canning Vale, Western Australia

Canning Vale is a southern suburb of Perth, 16 km from the central business district. Its local government areas are the City of Gosnells. Canning Vale's name derives from the Canning River, located about 3 km to the suburb's northeast, it was locally known as North Jandakot until 1925. Until the late 1970s, Canning Vale was a farming area consisting of market gardens and dairy farms due to its swampy terrain with an unusually high abundance of permanent fresh water. Most of the area, now residential was zoned rural under the Metropolitan Region Scheme until 1994. Developers of residential areas have incorporated numerous landscaped lakes into their developments, which serve an important function in draining this swampy area. Planning for the area incorporated future railways stations at Nicholson and Ranford Roads respectively; these stations will be built as part of the Metronet rail project, with an estimated completion date of 2021. Canning Vale is bounded by Warton Road to the southeast, Garden Street and Nicholson Road to the northeast, Roe Highway to the north and northwest, Clifton and Acourt Roads to the southwest.

The suburb is split into three distinct regions. North of the rail line near Roe Highway is an industrial area that has a number of major warehousing operations including Market City, a wholesale fresh produce market. In the area are many distribution facilities such as the IGA distribution centre. Canning Vale's industrial precinct houses major warehouse production sites such as Swan Brewery and ACI Packaging, as well as manufacturing plants for the commercial building and mining maintenance industry, such as Complete Field Maintenance and BGC. South of the line is residential with the normal shopping areas; the western edge of the suburb, contained within a nature reserve, is the Hakea Prison complex. The industrial area is within the boundary of the City of Canning as well as a portion of the residential estates; the remainder of the residential area and the prison complex are within the boundary of the City of Gosnells. At the 2001 Australian census, Canning Vale had a lower-middle income population of 12,849 people living in 4,115 dwellings, all but 205 of which were separate houses.

The population is diverse, with 14% of East or South-East Asian descent, sizeable Indian and Italian minorities. At the 2006 census, Canning Vale had a population of 23,289, predominantly Catholic and with a median household income of $1,591 per week. Canning Vale has 6,331 families. At the 2011 census, the suburb had a population of 30,666, still maintaining its ethnic and religious diversity. Canning Vale contains five retail precincts, four within the residential areas. A large industrial area is located in the north-west. Community facilities include five primary schools, a high school, Canning Vale College, numerous churches, a Sikh temple, a Hindu temple, a community centre and two golf courses. Canning Vale has a junior football club, going under the name of Canning Vale Cougars Junior Football Club. No AFL players have come from the Canning Vale Cougars, but a few WAFL players have come from Canning Vale; the club celebrated their 10th anniversary in 2006. Canning Vale has cricket team, run by the SEMJCC and goes by the name of Canning Vale Junior/Senior Cricket Club.

The Canning Vale Senior Football Club has participated in the WA Amateur Football League since its formation. It has won the 2011, 2012, 2013 premierships, their home matches. Canning Vale has a cheerleading club called Extreme Cheer Allstars, which has classes from 2 to 18+ for boys and girls; this club is located just in the heart of Canning Vale. The main shopping centre, Livingston Marketplace, is situated at the corner of Ranford Road and Nicholson Road. A second shopping centre, The Vale, is located on the corner of Warton Road and Amherst Road, along Canning Vale's eastern boundary; the section of Canning Vale to the north of the Nicholson and Warton Road intersection contains Hakea Prison, Melaleuca Remand and Reintegration Facility, Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre. Canning Vale's northern boundary is the Roe Highway, which connects with the Kwinana Freeway and Albany Highway and provides access to Perth Airport, while Nicholson Road heads north towards Cannington, Western Australia and Westfield Carousel, Ranford Road goes to Armadale and Fremantle over Kwinana Freeway via South Street.

Canning Vale is served by a range of buses linking the area to the Perth central business district, Murdoch University and to Cannington. Many bus services connect with Transperth trains at Maddington or Thornlie stations. A train station is being built. Canning Vale is a classic "mortgage belt" suburb which leans towards the Labor Party in federal and state elections

Killyleagh Castle

Killyleagh Castle is a castle in the village of Killyleagh, County Down, Northern Ireland. It dominates the small village and is believed to be the oldest inhabited castle in the country, with parts dating back to 1180, it follows the architectural style of a Loire Valley château, being redesigned by architect Sir Charles Lanyon in the mid-19th century. It has been owned by the Hamilton family since the early 17th century, it is the home of Gawn Rowan Hamilton and his young family. The castle hosts occasional concerts; the gate lodges provide self-catering holiday accommodation. From 2012 to 2014, the castle was used to film CBBC show Dani's Castle. Killyleagh was settled in the 12th century by Norman knight John de Courcy who built fortifications on the site of the castle in 1180, as part of a series of fortifications around Strangford Lough for protection from the Vikings. In 1602 Gaelic chieftain Con O'Neill of Clandeboye owned large tracts of North Down, including Killyleagh. O'Neill sent his men to attack English soldiers after a quarrel and was imprisoned.

O'Neill's wife made a deal with Scots aristocrat Hugh Montgomery to give him half of O'Neill's lands if Montgomery could get a royal pardon for O'Neill. Montgomery obtained the pardon but King James I divided the land in three, with the area from Killyleagh to Bangor going to another Scot, James Hamilton 1st Viscount Claneboye. A map of Killyleagh from 1625 showed the castle as having a single tower on the south side of a residence. In about 1625 Hamilton moved from Bangor to Killyleagh Castle, it has been the home of the Hamilton family since. Viscount Claneboye's son, James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Clanbrassil, built the second tower, he supported the Stuart monarch Charles I of England and the castle was besieged in 1649 by Oliver Cromwell's forces who sailed gunboats into Strangford Lough and blew up the gatehouse. The Earl fled. Parliament fined him for the return of his land; the 1st Earl's son, Henry Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Clanbrassil, rebuilt the castle in 1666. He built the long fortified bawn in the front of the castle.

The 2nd Earl's castle is what remains today. In 1667 the 2nd Earl married Lady Alice Moore, daughter of the Earl of Drogheda, their only child died in infancy. Lady Alice discovered that her father-in-law, the 1st Earl of Clanbrassil, had stated in his will that should Henry die without issue the estate should be divided between five Hamilton cousins, the eldest sons of his five uncles, she had her husband make his own will in 1674, leaving the estate to her. Henry died of poisoning in 1675 Lady Alice died in 1677, leaving the estate to her brother; the cousins, were aware of the 1st Earl's will and pursued their rights as inheritors. The matter was concluded 20 years when a copy of the original will was discovered. By the cousins were all dead; the last to die was James Hamilton of Neilsbrook, County Antrim, son of Archibald Hamilton, the next brother of James Hamilton, 1st Viscount Claneboye. James Hamilton of Neilsbrook had been confident of a settlement in his favour and had bequeathed the estate to be divided in two, with one half going to his daughter Anne Stevenson, née Hamilton, the other half to his younger brothers Gawn and William Hamilton.

In 1697 the probate court divided the castle, with Gawn and William gaining the main house and the two towers and their niece Anne receiving the bawn and gate house. Gawn and William had to open a new entrance on the north side. William died without children in 1716 and the castle passed to successive generations of Gawn Hamilton's descendants. Gawn's great-grandson Archibald Hamilton Rowan, an Irish nationalist of the United Irishmen, lived in the castle as one of his homes between 1806 and 1834 after his return from exile in America. Hamilton Rowan's grandson, Archibald Rowan-Hamilton, his wife employed architect Sir Charles Lanyon from 1850 to renovate the castle, creating its romantic silhouette with the addition of the turrets. James Hamilton of Neilsbrook's daughter Anne married Hans Stevenson and her estate passed to her son James Stevenson to his daughter Dorcas Dorcas Blackwood, 1st Baroness Dufferin and Claneboye, on to Dorcas's great-grandson Frederick Temple Blackwood, 5th Baron Dufferin and Claneboye.

In 1860 the 5th Baron gave the bawn and gate house to the Hamiltons and commissioned a replacement gate house to better match the main castle. The Baron added Hamilton to his surname just before marrying his distant cousin Hariot Georgina Rowan-Hamilton, daughter of Archibald Rowan-Hamilton, in 1862; the castle came under attack by the Irish Republican Army during the troubles of the 1920s. Gawn Rowan Hamilton has said: "I have a cutting from the Belfast Telegraph which tells the story of my great-great uncle being woken at 2 am and exchanging gunfire from the battlements, exciting." The architecture of the castle has no traces of castle. Benjamin Ferrey created a baronial gatehouse to match the two surviving corner towers to the castle. Lanyon's imposing doorcase was a celebration of Rowan-Hamilton's access through their front door for the first time in 200 years; the heavy plasterwork is by Mr. Fulton. Drawing room, dining room and library look south into the garden. Lanyon retained the vaulted rooms in the northern circular tower and the pentagonal rooms in its Georgian counterpart.

He re-encased the entire exterior while respecting the original fenestration. At roof level he provided a flurry of can

Yuen Chau Kok

Yuen Chau Kok is an area in Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong, near Sha Tin Road and Prince of Wales Hospital and is within walking distance of City One Station of the MTR Ma On Shan Line. Before reclamation work in the 1970s, the area was an island in Tide Cove; the island was a major station for goods plying between Guangdong and Kowloon. Wong Uk Village was a trading station for travellers until the late 19th century. Most of the old buildings of the village were ruined or demolished due to the reclamation of Tide Cove for the development of the Sha Tin New Town. Wong Uk Village