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Princess Kako of Akishino

Princess Kako of Akishino is the second daughter of Prince Fumihito and Princess Kiko, a member of the Japanese Imperial Family. She is the niece of Emperor Naruhito and the second-eldest grandchild of Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko. Princess Kako was born on 29 December 1994 at Imperial Household Agency Hospital in Tokyo Imperial Palace, Tokyo. In April 2001, Princess Kako began Gakushuin Primary School and graduated in March 2007. Princess Kako entered Gakushuin Girls' Senior High School Tokyo in April 2007 and graduated in March 2013. From 7 to 21 August 2003, Kako went to Thailand with her parents and sister for the 71st birthday celebration of Queen Sirikit and for conferment of an honorary fellowship from Ubon Ratchathani University, for joint research on poultry, she has an older sister, Princess Mako, a younger brother, Prince Hisahito. Kako participated in figure skating while in primary school. In 2007, she represented the Meiji-jingu Gaien Figure Skating Club and joined the Spring Cup Figure Skating Competition held by the Japan Skating Federation.

Princess Kako ranked top in the Shinjuku division. In April 2013, she attended the entrance ceremony of Gakushuin University and began her life as an undergraduate student. In August 2014, she quit the Department of Education, the Faculty of Letters, Gakushuin University and passed the entrance examination to the International Christian University, her older sister's alma mater. On 2 April 2015, the Princess attended the entrance ceremony of the university in Tokyo. In 2017, as part of the ICU's study abroad programme, Princess Kako traveled to the United Kingdom to study at the University of Leeds, she is studying performing arts and psychology as part of the programme. She completed her studies in June 2018. Kako is styled as Her Imperial Highness Princess Kako of Akishino. Grand Cordon of the Order of the Precious Crown - "Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince and Crown Princess Akishino and their family". at the Imperial Household Agency website


Golem100 is science fiction novel by American writer Alfred Bester. Out of print, it was published by Simon & Schuster in 1980, it was based on Bester's short story "The Four-Hour Fugue". In a city of the future, a group of bored wealthy women begin dabbling in ancient satanic rituals, unaware that their rites are working; the beast of pure evil, Golem100, is raised each time the group practices their ritual, embarking on a rampage of rape and murder. The demon is tracked through the physical and spirit worlds by Gretchen Nunn, a master of psychodynamics. Arthur D. Hlavaty, an editor of The New York Review of Science Fiction, wrote that Bester returned to writing science fiction "in the Seventies, only to give an unintentional example of his own theme of the unrecoverability of the past, his long-awaited novel, variously called The Indian Giver and The Computer Connection, was a major disappointment—a confused farrago of old ideas and gimmicks. The next one, Golem100, was nasty as well as incoherent.

Bester seemed to be haranguing his audience about the general evil of humanity and—a theme, much more tangential before—the war of the sexes. Either he had now decided to give the message straight, or he felt that the Jack Gaughan illustrations—the best part of the book—provided enough dazzlement and enchantment by themselves." Kirkus Reviews wrote, "Outrageous, brilliant Bester is back--with a generous unsatisfying mix of fantasy, science-fiction, psycho-babble... There is much to be admired in this fantasy--its satire and spontaneity--but somewhere along the line the high spirits congeal into massive self-indulgence and an attractively literate talent slips into doggerel. A juicy curiosity that only diehard golem-watchers will want to see through to the mangled finale."China Miéville described it as "an extraordinary, sometimes sadistic work that will shock you with its grotesquerie and sexual violence, but with a less uneasy tremor, with its disrespect for text. Several early pages are taken up by a musical score.

It is structured by Jack Gaughan's full-page illustrations and through which words must find their way. The images are the engine, organizing what language there is, invoking awe and, on the last page, an irruption of sudden textless terror... nastily visionary S. F. dystopia." David Langford called the book "truly dire." Golem100 title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database

Mayor of Derry

The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council is an honorary position bestowed upon a Citizen of Derry City & Strabane District in Northern Ireland, in practice a member of Derry and Strabane District Council, chosen by his or her peers on the Council to serve a one-year term. The Mayor is Chairman of the Council as well as the city's first citizen; the current Mayor is Michaela Boyle of Sinn Féin. The post has a long history. A provost, Sir Henry Docwra, was appointed in the initial city charter of 1604 by James I. In 1613, this post was replaced with that of governor, or mayor, with John Rowley being the first to serve; the City charter of 1665 which provided: During much of its history, it has been held by unionists, but in recent years, the majority of mayors have been Irish nationalists, reflecting the majority of the city's population. From 1921 until 1969, the Mayor was automatically entitled to a seat in the Senate of Northern Ireland. Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly, 1921 - 72

Anja Kontor

Anja Christina Kontor, is a Swedish journalist and television presenter. She started as a freelancer for Sveriges Radio in 1987, she started working at Sveriges Television and started presenting Go'kväll when the show was first broadcast from studios in Sundsvall, Umeå and Norrköping. Kontor worked as a presenter and reporter for the show in 1997–2010. In 1995–97, she helped launch the TV4 Uppland local news broadcasts, where she handled several different tasks. At the same time Kontor produced regular features on TV4 News and Nyhetsmorgon. Kontor has filled in and helped presenting episodes of Sveriges Radio show P4 Extra and Karlavagnen. Since 2013, she is presenting her own show on SVT called När livet vänder, the fourth series started airing in March 2016. Media related to Anja Kontor at Wikimedia Commons

Russell Hotel, The Rocks

The Russell Hotel is a heritage-listed hotel located at 143-143a George Street, in the inner city Sydney suburb of The Rocks in the City of Sydney local government area of New South Wales, Australia. It was built in 1887, it operated as the Port Jackson Hotel until being delicensed in 1923, after which time a new Port Jackson Hotel was built further along George Street. In 1933, it became the Russell Private Hotel; the ground floor has been leased for various uses since the original delicensing as a cafe for several decades and most as a restaurant and bar. The property is owned by an agency of the Government of New South Wales, it was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 10 May 2002. In the area of The Russell Hotel was the convict's hospital, opened in 1788 under the care of surgeon John White; the hospital cared for the hundreds of sick convicts. From 1790 a portable hospital building, shipped out from England with the Second Fleet, was used; the colony's sole hospital continued to be located in this area until the "Rum" hospital situated on Macquarie Street was completed in 1816.

The vacant land was set aside as a government quarry to extract the sandstone to build Governor Macquarie's Sydney. The site of the quarry is shown in a plan of Sydney dated August 1822; this particular part of the hospital site was classified in the general surveys of the town undertaken in the early 1830s, to formalise land boundaries and entitlements, as Lot 7 of City Section 84 which comprised an area of 1 rood 15 perches. In January 1841 this allotment was granted to the trustees and executors of the estate of the emancipist Samuel Terry, these being Rosetta Terry, John Terry Hughes, Tom White Melville Winder of Windermere and James Norton. Samuel Terry's interest in this town allotment however seems to date from at least around 1823 when an area of "26 rods" situated on the "west side George Street" with a description which approximates that of the George Street half of Lot 7 of City Section 84 was leased to Terry for the term of 21 years. Terry, publican and landowner has been described as the "Botany Bay Rothschild".

He arrived in Sydney in 1801 convicted of theft with a sentence of seven years' transportation. By the time of the expiration of his sentence he was established as a merchant in Parramatta, in 1809 was the owner of a farm on the Hawkesbury River. In 1810 he moved to Sydney and opened a public house in Pitt Street and married Rosetta Marsh, a woman of considerable business acumen. During Governor Macquarie's administration the Terrys' business interests prospered to where "he held more than a fifth of the total value of mortgages registered in the colony." At the time of his death in 1838 he left a personal estate of £250,000, an annual rental income from his Sydney properties of £10,000 and "land property which defies assessment." Terry's business interests included brewing and he was occasionally a publican. In regard to the site of the Russell Hotel, Terry undertook the construction of a terrace of three buildings on the George Street half of the allotment; this was evidently completed in the mid to late 1820s for it is plotted on Hoddle and Mitchell's "Map of Town of Sydney" of 1831.

The footprint of this building, in a terrace of three with a breakfront, is defined in Robert Russell's survey of 1834, while the few available images of the building suggest a substantial structure of three storeys with the prominent breakfront capped by a closed pediment. The building may have been part of the neighbouring premises as the Robert Russell survey implies or alternatively the premises may have been used intermittently, as a public hotel, given Terry's brewing interests. From the mid 1840s tenants of the premises are listed in street directories and council rate assessments. G. M. Dow in her biography of Samuel Terry mentions that an earlier name for the Patent Slip was the Sheer Hulk for which there is no licensed publican's record; the trading sign Patent Slip evidently refers to the longstanding government dock sited to the north of the Commissariat Store and demonstrates an affiliation with the maritime activities of the port. The tavern was one of a considerable number trading in Sydney's portside areas of The Rocks and neighbouring Millers Point over the nineteenth century.

Isaac Moore was all too aware of the potential business benefits derived from the discovery of gold, for in July 1851 he entered into a lease with Rosetta Terry of "no. 661 used as a Public House known by the sign of the Patent Slip" for a period of five years at an annual rental of £65. This lease was renewed in February 1856 for a further period of five years at an increased annual rental of £100, reflecting the marked increase in property values experienced in the early years of the gold rush. During this latter phase Moore ceased to manage the hotel, preferring to sublet to William McMillan and John Gallagher. Moore kept the Customs House Hotel at the corner of Argyle and Harrington Streets, while his family are reputed to have owned the Clontarf picnic grounds at Middle Harbour; the site of the Russell Hotel was held by Samuel Terry's widow and pr

Eric Morris (American football)

Eric Morris is an American football coach and former player. He is the head football coach at the University of the Incarnate Word. Morris was born in Texas, he attended Shallowater High School in Shallowater, Texas where he played basketball and football at the wide receiver and quarterback positions. Shallowater won the Division 4-2A basketball title during his senior season. Morris's father Ray coached basketball at the school. Morris played college football at the wide receiver position for the Texas Tech Red Raiders under Mike Leach from 2004 to 2008. Known for being small and elusive, Morris earned the nickname of "The Elf" during his college playing career. Morris was named to the first-team Academic All-Big 12 in 2007 and was second-team All-Big 12 for punt returning. Morris was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders as a street free agent in 2009, he was released in 2010. In 2010, Morris accepted a position as a graduate assistant for the Houston Cougars, a position at which he remained for two years.

In 2011, Morris accepted the position of wide receivers coach at Washington State under his former college coach Mike Leach. Following the conclusion of the 2012 season, Morris accepted the position of co-offensive coordinator and receivers coach at his alma mater Texas Tech under head coach Kliff Kingsbury. Morris was promoted to full offensive coordinator following the departure of Sonny Cumbie in 2014. Morris led an offense in 2015, ranked 2nd in the country in both total yardage and scoring; the offense was led by Sophomore QB Patrick Mahomes who threw for 4,683 yards and 36 TDs and by RB DeAndré Washington who rushed for 1,492 yards and 16 TDs, Washington being the first 1,000-yard rusher at Texas Tech in more than a decade. Morris coached 2016 NFL Draft picks Le'Raven Clark, DeAndré Washington, Jakeem Grant. On December 30, 2017, Morris was named head coach at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. In 2018, Morris' first season at UIW, he led the Cardinals to a 6–5 record, a share of the Southland Conference championship, an FCS Playoffs birth.

Following a record-breaking season full of firsts for the UIW football program, Morris was selected as the 2018 Southland Conference Coach of the Year and a finalist for the Eddie Robinson Award National Coach of the Year. Incarnate Word profile Texas Tech profile