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Malcolm Welsford

Malcolm Welsford is a New Zealand Record Producer and is best known for his work with Shihad, The Feelers and Supergroove. Welsford's professional recording career began in 1984 at a small unknown Studio called Frontier Studios, Wellington New Zealand. Frontier was located in the same building as Marmalade Audio and was best known for recording local Reggae bands on 1” 16 Track Tape. In 1986 he became a freelance engineer at Marmalade Studios until relocating to Auckland in 1989 where he worked out of Mandrill Studios and Phil Rudd’s Phil Rudd own personal Studio. In 1992 he began construction of York Street Studios with Producer/engineer and studio owner Martin Williams & Killing Joke front man Jaz Coleman which opened to the public in 1993. In 1996 Welsford took over the old Radio New Zealand Studio building on Shortland Street which became Studio Two and housed several other private studios including Tom Bailey's studio. Welsford relocated his production operation to Karekere Studios early 2000.

Karekare, New Zealand is best known for black sand beaches and isolation. Between 1993 and 2005, Welsford contributed to the success of many international and local New Zealand artists such as ZED, Pacifier, Bike, The Feelers, The Headless Chickens, The D4, Indicator Dogs, PanAm, Eye TV, Neil and Tim Finn, Bic Runga and Killing Joke. Welsford moved to the United States early 2005 to focus on Artist development. Welsford developed and produced two albums with Adam Lambert, the runner up for the 2009 American Idol series, he is Adam Lambert's current release with Coldwater Entertainment. Welsford produced over a dozen unreleased tracks which Adam Lambert penned with Guitarist Monte Pittman. Production/Mix Credits include Christina Perri, Adam Lambert, Supergroove, The Feelers, Garageland, Bike, Stellar*, Neil Finn, Tim Finn, The Headless Chickens, Emma Paki, The D4, ZED, Under the Influence - 21 Years of Flying Nun Records. ANDY GRAMMER -'Slow' CHRISTINA PERRI -'Jar of Hearts' Billboard UK#4, Billboard US #11 ADAM LAMBERT - Take One | Billboard#6 Indie, Billboard #72 Top 200 NEIL FINN - One Nil Neil Finn TIM FINN - Feeding the Gods SHIHAD/PACIFIER (BMG/Polygram/Warners Churn, Shihad/Shihad, Pacifier Live Shihad TADPOLE ( EMI-Buddafinger Album, 2x Platinum Tadpole RUNGA/DOBBYN/FINN Together in Concert: Live THE FEELERS – Warner Music, Supersystem (No.1 selling album for over 59 weeks, 5x Platinum Supersystem SUPERGROOVE (BMG, Traction – No.1 selling album, 6x Platinum Supergroove THE HEADLESS CHICKENS (Mushroom George – No.1 selling single The Headless Chickens ZED The D4 (Get Loose.

Charted #64 on UK Charts The D4 LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA “The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences is known as the Recording Academy concur that Mr. Welsford's accomplishments are recognized within the United States and abroad. Since 1994 he has been the recipient of eight Grammy recognized awards as well as three gold album awards, five platinum album award and four multi-platinum album awards”. 2000 Music awards – nominated best Producer. 1999 Top NZ selling album by a NZ artist. 1998 Top NZ selling album. Awarded Producer of the Year at the 1998 New Zealand Music Awards - Pressure Man. Awarded Producer of the Year at the 1997 New Zealand Music Awards Backspacer. Award shared with Karl Steven Awarded Producer and Engineer of the Year at the 1995 New Zealand Music Awards Traction. Producer award was shared with co-producer, Karl Steven Awarded Engineer of the Year, 1994 New Zealand Music Awards Churn 1994. US Billboard Visionary Award for Outstanding Producer/Engineer Official website

Empress Liu (Zhenzong)

The Zhangxian Mingsu Empress, née Liu, was an empress of the Song dynasty, married to the Emperor Zhenzong. She served as de facto Co-ruler and regent of China during the illness of Emperor Zhenzong from 1020 until 1022, officially as regent and Co-ruler during the minority of Emperor Renzong from 1022 until her own death in 1033; as a regent she became the second woman in Chinese history to wear the imperial robe, after Wu Zetian, the only empress regnant in Chinese history. Orphaned in infancy, Lady Liu was raised by maternal relatives, by adolescence she became a singer skilled at hand-drums, she married Gong Mei, a silversmith who took her to the capital Kaifeng, where in 983, she entered the palace of prince Zhao Yuanxiu, one of the emperor's sons. According to anecdotes in historian Sima Guang's Sushui Jiwen, Gong Mei sold Lady Liu out of poverty first to Zhang Qi, an official in the prince's palace; the 15-year-old Zhao Yuanxiu was enamored of the 14-year-old entertainer. Once, the emperor remarked that his son was getting "listless and thinner", Zhao Yuanxiu's strict wet nurse hating Lady Liu's crude behaviors, promptly blamed her in front of the emperor.

Lady Liu was forced to leave the palace, but the prince kept her at the house of Zhang Qi, who begrudgingly accepted her only after receiving 500 ounces of silver for the construction of a separate residence, so as to circumvent the emperor's order. Zhao Yuanxiu, who changed his name to Zhao Heng, became emperor after his father's death in 997. Returning to his side, Lady Liu was given the title of "Beautiful One" in 1004 and further promoted to "Cultivated Deportment" in 1009; as Empress Guo had died in 1007, the emperor wanted to make Consort Liu empress, but gave in after strong ministerial opposition. In 1010, one of Consort Liu's servants, Lady Li, gave birth to a son, borne by the emperor. In her 40s and childless, Lady Liu adopted the infant and cared for him like her own. In 1012 she became Virtuous Consort Liu, several months she became the empress. Liu was described as alert and perceptive, with a good judgement and an ability to make quick decisions, she demonstrated these qualities in handling the palace affairs as empress, she learned enough to be able to understand and discuss the state affairs with the emperor.

This made. In 1020, Emperor Zhenzong became affected by an illness, to cause his death two years and unable to handle the affairs of state. By this time, the empress was established as power behind the throne and handled the All affairs of state, she was to rule as powerful empress and unofficially as regent of China for the two remaining years of his life. In 1022, Emperor Zhenzong was succeeded by Emperor Renzong, twelve years old and thereby not of legal majority for another five years, as emperors were considered to be of legal majority at the age of seventeen; the Empress Dowager Liu now and assumed power as regent of China during his minority. She enjoyed all the Imperial prerogatives: she held court, she had her birthday celebrated with special names, she had envoys sent in her own name, she attended to the holy plowing ceremony and the imperial ancestral worship, all of, only done by a ruling emperor; as a regent she became the second woman in Chinese history to wear the imperial robe, after Wu Zetian, the only empress regnant in Chinese history, She was the only woman in Chinese history to issue imperial decrees after Empress Lu and Empress Wu.

As a politician, Empress Liu has been described as a competent regent. She had the ability to appoint able officials and discharge unable ones, she was however, criticized for having usurped the Imperial ceremonies and had herself worshiped as if she were an emperor, because she appointed her relatives to high offices, because they were of a poor background and considered vulgar. As the emperor was twelve years old at the time of his succession, was due to be declared of legal majority at seventeen, she would had been expected to step down as regent after five years: however, she refused to do so, continued to rule until her death; when she died, she left instructions that Consort Yang was to succeed her as the regent of the emperor, but the emperor refused to honor her will. During her reign, Emperor Renzong had falsely believed that she was his biological mother, did not find out otherwise until after her death, which caused him to react with rage, he posthumously elevated Lady Li to the rank of empress.

According to official history, Lady Liu's grandfather Liu Yanqing was a general during the Later Jin and Later Han dynasties. The family moved from Taiyuan in the north to Jiaozhou in the southwest, where her father Liu Tong assumed office of prefectship during the first years of the newly established Song dynasty which conquered the region in 965. Chaffee, John. "The Rise and Regency of Empress Liu". Journal of Song-Yuan Studies: 1–25. Toqto'a. Song Shi.

The Butterfly Effect (Heroes)

"The Butterfly Effect" is the second episode of the third season of the NBC science fiction drama series Heroes and thirty-sixth episode overall. It was directed by Greg Beeman; the episode aired on September 22, 2008 after "The Second Coming" as part of the three-hour premiere event. Claire Bennet realizes. Claire films herself trying to be hit by a train, but Future Peter, masquerading as Present Peter, intervenes before the impact. After exchanging words with Claire, he teleports away. Meanwhile, two Company agents, Bianca Karina and Gael Cruz, attempt to capture Sylar, he kills them both with a small hand gesture. Tracy enters Nathan's hospital room to offer him a seat on the Senate. Nathan believes that Tracy is Niki Sanders. Tracy leaves, somewhat disturbed, Linderman appears, confirming that Tracy is not Niki. At the Company, Elle Bishop finds her father, Bob's body with his brain removed, she lets Noah out of his cell on Level 5, giving him a gun and telling him that Sylar is in the building.

Elle is telekinetically thrown down the hall by Sylar, so Noah shoots him several times. However, Sylar regenerates and explains that he's taken Claire's power, he attempts to take Elle's power by cutting her head open. Elle screams and releases a large electrical discharge that knocks Sylar out and allows the Level 5 prisoners to escape their cells. Future Peter explains to Nathan that he is from the future and came to the present to stop him from revealing their powers. Nathan proceeds to accept her offer as Future Peter leaves. Tracy, walking to her car in the parking garage, is confronted by a reporter, who uses a video feed of Nathan and Jessica Sanders to try to blackmail her to get her to admit she is Niki, a stripper from Las Vegas. An angry Tracy grabs him, her emotions trigger her ability of cryokinesis, she accidentally freezes him solid, he shatters on the ground, dead. Tracy flees the scene. Nathan is playing a game of chess with Linderman when a nurse comes in to tell him it is time for lights out, she comments that he can end a game of chess he's playing by himself.

Linderman reveals that only Nathan can see him. Hiro and Ando travel to Daphne's apartment in Paris that she stole. Hiro notices an award of Daphne's; when Daphne arrives, Hiro offers her the award, which he has now stolen from her, in exchange for the formula. Daphne attempts to take both items. Hiro stops time, but she holds a knife to Ando's throat, since Ando cannot move, starts to make a cut. Hiro allows her to get away with both items, but when time resumes, he explains to Ando about the tracking device he had slipped into the award. Ando, notices his neck is bleeding, is astonished that Hiro let him get hurt. Maya returns to Mohinder's lab, witnesses him hanging from the ceiling by his legs, she watches as he jumps down and climbs back up the wall, in an insect type of fashion, after he explains his new powers, Maya expresses her excitement with the results of his new transformation. They kiss passionately after Mohinder makes an uncharacteristically rash pass at her. With Bob's death, Angela becomes the new head of the Company, her first act is to implement some changes, starting with firing Elle.

Noah Bennet, now released, finds Claire, alive. Though relieved to see her, he tells her that he can't stay at home because of the escaped villains and prepares to deal with them, shooting down Claire's offer to partner up; when Claire mentions the possibility of being attacked at home, Noah tells her that he had considered that. Future Peter teleports to Level 5. Future Peter wonders how this happened different from his time, exclaims that he had trapped the present Peter in the body of one of the escaped villains because this didn't occur in his timeline. Angela berates him about the Butterfly Effect and blames him for the deviations he has caused from the future she has seen. Peter Petrelli, trapped in the body of Jesse Murphy, is forced to accompany the other villains in order not to compromise his true identity; as Flint burns a woman alive, The German punches a man to death, Peter is forced to watch helplessly. Angela Petrelli ends the episode by going into the cell Sylar occupies and tells him that she can offer the comforts that a mother should provide for her child.

Sylar denies that Angela is his mother. Actor Stephen Tobolowsky had been thrown off of a horse in Iceland and broke his neck in five places between filming for seasons two and three of Heroes. Although he will make a full recovery, due to his injury he was only able to play his role as Bob Bishop in two brief scenes, confined to Bob's office chair and with limited levels of movement. Angela Petrelli's dream, shown in this episode, was shown as a special sneak peek of "Villains" in the "Volume 2: Generations" DVD box set, with several elements edited due to spoilers. In the 18-49 demographic, "The Butterfly Effect" earned a 5.2/12 ratings share. The episode was watched by 9.57 million viewers. Sean O'Neal of The A. V. Club rated this episode, together with the previous episode, a B+. Robert Canning of IGN gave the episode 6.7 out of 10. "He's Frank" by Brighton Port Authority, featuring Iggy Pop. The Butterfly Effect on IMDb Beeman Be

The Dragons of Krynn

The Dragons of Krynn is a collection of short stories, released in March 1994. It includes stories written about the mightiest creatures of Krynn - the dragons, it is the first of a trilogy of the Anthologies series. The book is a compilation of 10 short stories from various authors taking place in the fictional world of Krynn: "Seven Hymns of the Dragon" by Michael Williams; the tale is a narrative poem. "The Final Touch" by Michael and Teri Williams. This is a tale written about the druidess L'Indasha. "Night of Falling Stars" by Nancy Varian Berberick. "Honor Is All" by Mickey Zucker Reichert. "Easy Pickings" by Douglas Niles. "A Dragon to the Core" by Roger E. Moore. "Dragon Breath" by Nick O'Donohoe. "Fool's Gold" by Jeff Grubb. "Scourge of the Wicked Kendragon" by Janet Pack. "And Baby Makes Three" by Amy Stout. "The First Dragonarmy Bridging Company" by Don Perrin. "The Middle of Nowhere" by Dan Harnden. "Kaz and the Dragon's Children" by Richard A. Knaak. "Into the Light" by Linda P. Baker. "The Best" by Margaret Weis.

This is a tale written in first person perspective by man who hire a couple of best adventures, everyone of them in his skill, to kill a dragon. "The Hunt" by Kevin Stein

Holy Trinity Church, Everton

Holy Trinity Church, Everton is a Grade II* listed parish church in the Church of England in Everton, Nottinghamshire. The church dates from the 11th century with additions in every century to the 16th. There was restoration work in 1841. By 1843 the size of Everton's population meant; this was achieved by increasing the chancel eastward. In addition an annex on the southern side of the chancel was added. By 1869 Holy Trinity was in need of general restoration, it was during this time that all the gargoyles were removed and the floor was lowered. The church is in a joint parish with: St. Peter's Church, Clayworth St Peter & St Paul's Church, Gringley-on-the-Hill All Saints' Church, Mattersey


The FG-02 was a Chinese solid rocket motor burning Polysulfide. It was developed by China Hexi Chemical and Machinery Corporation for use in the Long March 1 third stage, it has a total nominal mass of 2,052 kg. It has an average thrust of 118 kN with a specific impulse of 254 seconds burning for 38 seconds, with a total impulse of 4,500 kN, it used a timing device to ignite in flight. The Long March 1 is a DF-4 with a solid third stage and a fairing. So the FG-02 was developed as the third stage to add to the stack, it was tested on two launches aboard T-7A sounding rockets to validate high altitude ignitions. Both successful flights were performed on August 1968. Before going into the launch vehicle, the propellant load was increased from 900 kg to 1,806 kg, it performed just two orbital flights, both both successful. The first was on April 24, 1970, to orbit the indigenous satellite, the Dong Fang Hong I, and the second was on March 1971, on the Shijian 1 mission. Dong Fang Hong I Long March 1