click links in text for more info

Mount Kaputar National Park

The Mount Kaputar National Park is a national park located in New South Wales, surrounding the proximities of Mount Kaputar, a volcano active between 17 and 21 million years ago. It is located 50 km east of 570 km northwest of Sydney. Millions of years of erosion have since carved the volcanic region into the lava terraces, volcanic plugs, dykes of Nandewar Range; the central feature of the region is Mount Kaputar, the park's namesake, which rises to an altitude of 1,510 m. The 360 degree view from the summit of the mountain encompasses one-tenth of New South Wales' area or 80,000 square kilometres; the park protects a wide range of biomes, including semi-arid woodland, subalpine heath, eucalypt forests, provides a habitat for a range of animals, including bats, wallabies and the unique red triangle slug, known to appear after rainfall. Before it was a national park, the area was used as grazing land for domestic animals; the conditions in the park are harsh, but several pioneering families lived there, remnants of their occupation remain.

Sheep and cattle continued to graze on the plateau until around the 1950s. It was an isolated place, the stockmen in charge of the cattle would not see another human for months at a time. In 1925 some 775 ha of land around Mount Kaputar were declared a "Reserve for Public Recreation". Two years a trust, known as the Mount Kaputar Trust, was formed to give guidance on managing the park; the area was expanded to 14,244 ha and proclaimed a full national park in 1959. Eight years in 1967, the Fund relinquished the duties of controlling the park to the newly established National Parks and Wildlife Service, the park is still administered by a regional advisory board. In 1965, two cabins were constructed at Dawsons Spring, providing accommodations including a permanent water supply for showers and toilets, a picnic facility. Today there are 3 cabins, including the one facilitated from Bark Hut; the park is popular with rockclimbers, there are 11 walks in the park, as well as a camping ground. However, the most popular site in the park is Scutts Hut, located upward of Kurrawonga Falls.

The hut is the former home of a pioneer family living in the vicinity of the park. It is accessible via a fire trail from the Bark Hut camping grounds; the hut has been restored with an earthen floor and an open fireplace. The hut is built on the banks of Horsearm Creek. Protected areas of New South Wales

Udo Lindenberg

Udo Lindenberg is a German singer, rock musician and composer. Lindenberg started his musical career as a drummer. In 1969, he founded his first band Free Orbit and appeared as a studio and guest musician. In 1970 he collaborated as a drummer with jazz saxophonist Klaus Doldinger in Munich. In 1971 Passport, a band released its first album, with Lindenberg on drums, he played drums for the theme music for the German TV series Tatort. The first LP by the Jazz rock group Emergency was released in 1971 but met with little commercial success; the LP Lindenberg was unsuccessful. In the following year, the first LP in German was released: Daumen im Wind, featuring the single "Hoch im Norden", which became a radio hit in northern Germany; the year 1973 brought a breakthrough with the album Andrea Doria and the singles "Alles klar auf der Andrea Doria" and "Cello". With over 100,000 copies sold, Lindenberg received the largest record deal of any German-language musician up to that time. Lindenberg was earning a special place in the new German-language music of the 70s, finding a niche between internationally oriented Krautrock and mainstream pop music of the Schlager variety.

German-language rock had been confined to predominantly political message bands whose music was directed at a narrow audience. Lindenberg's brash style, everyday subject matter and his feel for language were an unprecedented combination in German-language music, his pioneering work helped other artists such as Stefan Waggershausen and Marius Müller-Westernhagen get record deals of their own. In 1973 Lindenberg first went on tour with his Panikorchester. 1976 was one of Udo Lindenberg's most productive years. Besides the LP Galaxo Gang he released a record under the name Das Waldemar Wunderbar Syndicat, a first Best of Panik Udo and the first in a series of foreign-language releases,No Panic, on which Lindenberg translated his songs into English. In the same year with the song "Rock ’n’ Roll Arena in Jena", Lindenberg first mentioned a Panic Orchestra tour of the GDR. In 1976, Lindenberg produced her first two albums, she was a guest artist and co-author of the 1977 LP Panische Nächte and the 1978 Dröhnland Symphonie.

On Lindenbergs Rock Revue and Horst Königstein "Germanized" rock classics from Little Richard to The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, went on a big tour. The number 1 hit "We Gotta Get out of This Place" was released with German lyrics; the subsequent Dröhnland-Symphonie-Tour was staged by Peter Zadek as a big multimedia stage show with a plethora of costumed extras. The result was Lindenberg's first live album Livehaftig. In 1979, Der Detektiv was the second Rock Revue, in which more international hits such as "Candle in the Wind" by Elton John, "Born to Be Wild" by Steppenwolf, "My Little Town" and "As Time Goes By" were "Germanized". 1997 was published "Belcanto - Udo Lindenberg & das Deutsche Filmorchester Babelsberg" which included hits like "Horizont", "Bis ans Ende der Welt" along with a song by Bertold Brecht and Udo's own interpretation of The Windmills of Your Mind - "Under the drunkard moon". One of his most famous songs is "Sonderzug nach Pankow", an adaptation of Chattanooga Choo Choo, released as a single on 2 February 1983.

It originated from the refusal of eastern German authorities to allow Lindenberg to perform in the GDR. In September 1987, he presented a custom Ibanez guitar to the East German leader, Erich Honecker, during his visit to the West German city of Wuppertal. On 3 June 2011, Lindenberg performed at Kampnagel unplugged; the recording was released as an album within the MTV Unplugged series. Lindenberg was the 8th German artist in that series; the album became the second No.1 album for Lindenberg, awarded platinum status for 200,000 units sold after two weeks. The second single from the album "Cello" went to No. 4, giving Lindenberg the highest chart position in German singles charts ever. Lindenberg has worked collaboratively with various local and international recording artists such as on a number of projects, he lives in Hamburg in the Hotel Atlantic. His somewhat hoarse voice is the result of too much liquor and cigarettes. In 1989, he survived a heart attack. In 2010, he designed two postage stamps, based on his songs "Andrea Doria" and "Sonderzug nach Pankow", for the Deutsche Post.

For 2014 he announced his first Stadium Tour in Germany. From 1 February to 2 April 2015 an exhibition entitled "Porsche. Panic. Power" took place in the Porsche Museum in Zuffenhausen and showed numerous exhibits from Lindenbergs private collection. Lindenberg opened the exhibition with a concert in the museum. D: Germany, A: Austria, CH: Switzerland 1Udo Lindenberg & Pascal2Freundeskreis feat. Udo Lindenberg3Nena & Friends 4Udo Lindenberg feat. Inga Humpe5Udo Lindenberg feat. Clueso6Udo Lindenberg feat. Jan Delay D: Germany, A: Austria, CH: Switzerland 1 Udo Lindenberg & Panikorchester2 Udo Lindenberg & Das Deutsche Filmorchester Babelsberg Bundesbeauftragter für die Stasi-Unterlagen: Udo rocks for world peace; the concert 1983 in the Stasi files. Berlin 2013. – free download of the documentation (108 pa

Dirkje Postma

Dirkje Postma is professor at the University of Groningen and the University Medical Center Groningen. She focused her research career on asthma and COPD. Postma is a member of the Health Council of the Netherlands. Postma graduated with a degree in medicine in 1978, she specialised in pulmonology. In 1984 she obtained her PhD-degree with a thesis entitled Reversibility of chronic airflow obstruction. After graduation, she worked for a Dutch health organisation. On behalf of this organisation, she became endowed professor at the University of Groningen. In 1998 she got appointed as full professor Pathophysiology of the respiration at this university. On 1 April 2016 Postma retired. Postma's research focusses on asthma and COPD, she co-authored over 600 peer-reviewed papers in journals such as New England Journal of Medicine and the Lancet. Because of her research, steroids are nowadays used to mitigate the symptoms of asthma, her research has been beneficial to millions of people suffering from resporatory illnesses.

One of the results of her research is that COPD can be distinguished from each other. Postma and co-workers found out that genetic variants occurring in people suffering from allergies occur in people suffering from asthma and those with a higher risk of myocardial infarctions; these links between these conditions have led to new insights in. In 1995, Postma received the Aletta Jacobs Medal. Five years she received the Spinoza Prize, the highest academic honour in the Netherlands. In the same year she joined the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences. In May 2015 she received the prestigious Trudeau Medal from the American Lung Association, she was the first non-American recipient of this honour. In 2007, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences awarded her as Akademiehoogleraar and two years she received the presidential award of the European Respiratory Society. Postma holds honorary doctorates of the University of Lund University. In her name, the Dutch Longfonds has set up a scholarship for young talents, the Dirkje Postma Talent Award

North Dorchester High School

North Dorchester High School is a rural American high school, located in Hurlock, Maryland. In addition to Hurlock, it serves other small Dorchester County, communities including Beach Haven, East New Market, Elliotts Island, Rhodesdale and Vienna; the community is one of agriculture, seafood harvest, agribusiness with some light industry. Employment opportunities exist both within the immediate area and the nearby Maryland communities of Cambridge and Salisbury. A small, close-knit and student-oriented school, it is a comprehensive high school which offers college preparatory and advanced-placement courses as well as information-technology and vocational-education programs; as of October 2009, the school had 540 students in grades 9-12, but increasing enrollment was anticipated in the coming years. The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and by the Maryland State Department of Education. Principal: Dr. Paula Turner Assistant Principal: Mr. Matthew Breedlove Assistant Principal: Mr. Derek Sabedra Students at the school can participate in the following sports: Education in Maryland List of high schools in Maryland, the school's official website

Charles McDowell (North Carolina)

Charles McDowell was a Brigadier General of the Morgan District Brigade of the North Carolina Militia during the American Revolution, state senator, County Justice of Peace in Burke County, North Carolina. Charles McDowell was born on October 1743 in Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, he was the son of Margaret McDowell. He and his brother Joseph McDowell Jr. moved with his parent to the area called Quaker Meadows in Rowan County, North Carolina. He served as an officer in the North Carolina militia during the American Revolution, he was involved in many skirmishes with the Cherokee during the war. Captain in the 2nd Rowan County Regiment of militia Lt. Colonel in the 2nd Rowan County Regiment of Militia Colonel over the Burke County Regiment of militia and only commander Brigadier General of the Morgan District Brigade of militia and only commandant Before the war, he served in the state senate of the North Carolina House of Commons in 1777 and 1778; as the war ended, he took up service again and served as a state senator from 1782 to 1789.

He was one of three commissioners chosen to lay off the county seat, Morganton, in Burke County in 1784. He was in favor of the federal constitution and participated in the North Carolina United States Constitution conventions in 1788 and 1789, he died on March 31, 1815 and was buried at the Quaker Meadows Cemetery in Morganton

Dudley Narborough

Frederick Dudley Vaughan Narborough was an eminent Anglican bishop in the mid-twentieth century. Educated at Norwich School and Worcester College, Oxford. After this he was Resident Chaplain to Archbishop of Canterbury; until 1959, he was Archdeacon of Colchester, after he was an honorary canon of Chelmsford Cathedral. He was consecrated a bishop on All Saints' Day 1946 at Westminster Abbey. A History of Norwich School: King Edward VI's Grammar School at Norwich. Norwich: Friends of Norwich School. ISBN 978-0-9518561-1-6