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Ship of Fools (satire)

Ship of Fools is a satirical allegory in German verse published in 1494 in Basel, Switzerland, by the humanist and theologian Sebastian Brant. It is the most famous treatment of the ship of fools circulated in numerous translations; the books consists of a prologue, 112 brief satires, an epilogue, all illustrated with woodcuts. Brant takes up the ship of fools trope, popular at the time, lashing with unsparing vigour the weaknesses and vices of his time. Here he conceives Saint Grobian, whom he imagines to be the patron saint of vulgar and coarse people; the concept of foolishness was a used trope in the pre-Reformation period to legitimise criticism, as used by Erasmus in his Praise of Folly and Martin Luther in his "An den christlichen Adel deutscher Nation von des christlichen Standes Besserung". Court fools were allowed to say; the work became popular, with six authorised and seven pirated editions published before 1521. Brant's own views on humanism and the new, revolutionary views on Christianity emerging in the sixteenth century are unclear.

The debate still continues whether the Ship of Fools is itself a humanist work or just a remnant of Medieval sensibilities. The book was translated into Latin by Jakob Locher in 1497, into French by Pierre Rivière in 1497 and by Jean Drouyn in 1498, into English by Alexander Barclay in 1509 and by Henry Watson in 1509. Most of the woodcuts of the first edition are attributed to the Meister der Bergmannschen Offizin, who may have been the young Albrecht Dürer; the additional wood-cuts are the work of the so-called Haintz-Nar-Meister, the gnad-her-Meister and two other anonymous artists. An allegorical painting by Hieronymus Bosch, The Ship of Fools, a fragment of a triptych said to have been painted by Bosch between 1490 and 1500, may have been influenced by the frontispiece for the book, it is on display in the Louvre Museum in Paris. Some 20th-century artists made images based on "Das Narrenschiff", or drew illustrations for contemporary editions of The Ship of Fools. Digitized version from the University of Houston, edition Basle 1498 Ship of Fools online exhibit, English adaptation, 1509 from the Glasgow University Ship of Fools illustrations by István Orosz.

The Ship of Fools, Volume 1 at Project Gutenberg

WA Thundersticks

Perth Thundersticks is an Australian field hockey club based in Perth, Western Australia. The club was established in 1991 as a men's only team competing in the Australian Hockey League before expanding to include women's teams, WA Diamonds, under the same banner as part of the 7 clubs to compete in Hockey Australia's new premier domestic competition, Hockey One. Perth Thundersticks will compete for the first time in the inaugural season of Hockey One, which will be contested from late September through to mid November 2019; the Thundersticks were one of the most successful teams in the history of the Australian Hockey League, winning nine men's titles and producing countless international players. The club colours are WA's traditional colours, black and white. Perth Thundersticks are based out of the Perth Hockey Stadium in Western Australia's capital city, Perth; the stadium has a capacity of 6,000 spectators. Throughout the Hockey One league, Perth Thundersticks will play a number of home games at the stadium.

Details and team rosters to be confirmed. Details and team rosters to be confirmed. Perth Thundersticks, along with six other teams, are part of Hockey Australia's development of hockey; the club unites both WA's male and female teams, with the women's team being known as the WA Diamonds. The club name and identity celebrates the Thundersticks' success from the 1990s and 2000s when they were a dominant force in the men's Australian Hockey League; the club retained the state's iconic black and white colours. Https://

St Anne's Roman Catholic High School

St Anne's Roman Catholic High School known as St Anne's RC High School, is an 11-16 Catholic secondary school in Heaton Chapel, England. In 2009, the school achieved arts specialist school status, it is fed by St Winifred's RC Primary School in Heaton Mersey and St Josephs's Catholic Primary School in Reddish, in turn feeds Aquinas College, Stockport. St Anne's operates a 3 year Key Stage 3, a two year Key Stage 4. A choice is made between History and Geography in year 8, the main GCSE options in year 9 for year 10 and 11; the core curriculum which all students follow is made up of the following GCSE subjects, English Language, English Literature, Religious Education and two Combined Science GCSEs that cover Biology and Physics. Students have selected one Humanity subject in Year 8, History or Geography, which takes up their first GCSE option and they now choose two further option subjects. Ofsted rated the school as being inadequate in several areas, including leadership and management and quality of teaching, during a 2014 inspection.

In the same academic year, school received negative reviews on Parent View, operated by Ofsted, 68% of parents said they did not trust the management of the school. As a consequence, the school is inspected once every three months. A 2015 inspection, whilst accepting there was "a long way to go", showed the school was making reasonable progress towards the removal of special measures, the school's action plan was now fit for purpose. Six years the school was subjected to a full inspection; the inspectors were excoriating saying: "The people who are responsible for this school have failed its pupils for far too long. Leaders have not ensured that the school is a safe and happy place in which pupils can flourish" The school has gained the sobriquet'The Forgotten School' and had nine head-teachers in ten years; the current headteacher Dan Wright is in negotiations to join the Emmaus Trust, a multi-academy trust Mark Davies - 11th Roman Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury. Sally Lindsay - Actress. Dominic Monaghan - Actor

Wisut Ponnimit

Wisut Ponnimit, sometimes known by the nickname Tum or Tam, is a Thai cartoonist, animator and musician. He is best known for creating the cartoon character Mamuang who has attained significant popularity in Thailand and Japan as well as hesheit, an ongoing series of short comic stories. Started in 1998, hesheit is one of the first alternative Thai comics and one of the only Thai comic series translated into English and Japanese. During a two-year study trip in Japan from 2003 to 2005, Wisut Ponnimit started working as a manga artist for Japanese publishing companies such as Shinchosha and Shogakukan, his manga series Blanco was published in the Japanese magazine Ikki Comics between 2007 and 2010. He has contributed to the alternative Thai comics anthologies MUD published by Typhoon Books from 2008 to 2011. In 2013, an English book of Ponnimit's translated as Him Her That gained critical acclaim, Time Out Tok called it "the English manga book you have to buy." Aside from his comics career, Wisut Ponnimit creates short animation movies and their soundtracks, sometimes for television commercials.

He is the drummer of the band named Penguin Villa. Wisut Ponnimit began drawing since he was in grade 7; as a child, he was influenced by manga such Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama and Captain Tsubasa by Yōichi Takahashi and by manga artist such as Takehiko Inoue, Mitsura Adachi, Osamu Tezuka and Rumiko Takahashi. He mentions the animated cartoons Mickey Mouse, Pink Panther and Doraemon as being important encounters influencing the foundation of his art with little dialogue. While in college in 1998, he sent some of his comic stories to the newly founded alternative manga magazine BeboydCg which started publishing his comics series hesheit, he obtained a degree in interior design from the Faculty of Silpakorn University. After graduating, he kept working as a cartoonist in Thailand but, due to a lack of inspiration, he decided to go to Japan, he left Thailand in 2004 and headed to Japan where he studied Japanese language and lived in a new environment to find ideas and writing inspiration. Earning a place in the 2005 Yokohama Triennale, he caught the attention of Japanese manga publishers and signed contracts with Shinchosha and Shogakukan.

Most of his works have been first published in Japan translated in Thai for the Thai market. His manga Everybodyeverything, serialized in the Japanese Magazine 5 in 2005, was the first comic book of a Thai cartoonist published in Japan and introduced the famous character Mamuang whose marchandise is substantial, he has been named by Elle magazine Japan as one of the worlds’ 250 most interesting people to watch and was awarded the Encouragement Prize/New Face Award, Manga Division, at the 13th Japan Media Arts Festival in 2009 for his manga hesheit aqua. His manga series Blanco was published in the Japanese magazine Ikki Comics between 2007 and 2010, he has contributed to the alternative Thai comics anthology MUD published by Typhoon Books from 2008 to 2011. A collection of hesheit short stories were translated into English by Awai Books under the title Him Her That. Wisut Ponnimit shares his life between Thailand and Japan. Wisut Ponnimit's comic book series hesheit, incorporating untidy, childlike drawing styles and unstructured, little or no dialogue, is considered as exemplary of the alternative style of Thai cartooning.

His genre-dynamiting manga blur the borders between art and literature while offering humor and philosophical accessibility. His writing style originated from his own perception about himself, his comic stories depict. “It is like telling a story about someone, it could be my mom or my friend” said Wisut Ponnimit. Mamuang is a famous character who made her first appearance in the comic book "Everybodyeverything"; the little girl is named Mamuang, which means mango in Thai, in relation of her hair whose shape evokes the form of the stone fruit. The character became well known in Thailand through a series of Line application stickers. Millions of people downloaded a Mamuang sticker because of its cuteness. Hesheit, 1998-ongoing, 12 volumes, serialized in Katch and a day Thai magazines, first published by BeboydCg Typhoon Books and now a book Smoke Under the Hat, 2003, published by day after day Co. Ltd. by Typhoon Books. Japanese edition in 2007. Everybodyeverything, 2005, first comic book of a Thai cartoonist published in Japan and published afterwards in Thai.

Introducing the famous character Mamuang Tam-khun and Japan, 2006, published in Japan by Shinchosha and afterwards in Thailand by Typhoon Books Blanco, 6 volumes, 2008-2010, serialized in the Japanese magazine Ikki Comics, published in Japan by Shongakukan and afterwards in threes volumes in Thailand by a book hesheit aqua (Japanese: ヒーシーイット―アクア, 2009, translation into Japanese of stories published in Thailand. Awarded the Encouragement Prize, Manga Division, 13th Japan Media Arts Festival in 2009. Romance, 2010, first published in Japan by Ohta Publishing and afterwards in Thailand by Typhoon Books hesheit orange (Japanese: ヒーシーイット オレンジ, 2012, translation into Japanese of stories published in Thailand Mamuang chan, 2012, published in Thailand by a book Him Her That, 2013, English book translation of hesheit stories, translate


Olethreutes is a large genus of tortrix moths. It is the type genus of its subfamily. Celyphoides and Paracelypha are sometimes listed as junior synonyms of Olethreutes, but the type species of the first is Tortrix flavipalpana, that of the second is T. latifasciana, that of the third is Phalaena rivulana. This makes Celyphoides and Loxoterma junior subjective synonyms of Celypha and Paracelypha a junior subjective synonym of Syricoris, at least according to the present delimitation of these genera; this genus has long served as "wastebin genus" for Olethreutinae, many of which were placed here but are nowadays assigned to related genera. Argyroploce was included in Olethreutes by some authors in recent times. Phiaris micana has erroneously been listed in the present genus though Phiaris is regarded as distinct; the 131 species at least provisionally placed in Olethreutes today are: Baixeras, J.. W. & Gilligan, T. M.: Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae – Genus Olethreutes account. Version 1.3.1.

Retrieved 2009-JAN-20. Baixeras, J.. W. & Gilligan, T. M.: Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae – Olethreutes species list. Version 1.3.1. Retrieved 2009-JAN-20. Savela, Markku: Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms – Phiaris. Version of 2004-DEC-24. Retrieved 2010-APR-19. Savela, Markku: Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms – Olethreutes. Version of 2005-SEP-16. Retrieved 2010-APR-15

Desire (Geri Halliwell song)

"Desire" is a song by English singer Geri Halliwell from her third solo studio album, Passion. The song was written by Henrik Korpi, Mathias Wollo, Terry Ronald and Halliwell, produced by Korpi & Blackcell. "Desire" metaphorically describes the persona as a feline with sexual desires. The song was released on 30 May 2005 as the album's final single, it peaked at number 22 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming the lowest-peaking single of Halliwell's solo career to date. To promote the single, Halliwell performed the song on Top of the Pops, Top Gear, CD:UK, The Footy Show, Ministry of Mayhem, Popworld and GMTV; the music video for "Desire" was edited by Claudia Wass. The video opens with Halliwell waking up at 7:10 a.m. to the sound of the alarm clock. After hopping out of bed, she walks to the refrigerator and grabs a bottle of milk, which she drinks suggestively, before leaving for work. On her way to work, a dog, being walked by a woman starts to bark at Halliwell. Upon arriving at work, she stares flirtatiously at her boss, in his room.

She stops by her boss's room to hand him the folders he had asked her to take care of, proceeds to behave provocatively around him. Right after leaving his room, Halliwell finds herself fantasising about him, which involves her crawling across his desk and drinking milk from a saucer, she performs a choreography with other four women dressed as secretaries, intercut with scenes of her making out with her boss in his room. After waking up from her daydream, she notices her boss is leaving and decides to follow him home, where she turns into a black cat after entering through his window; the boss pets it in his bed. The video ends with Halliwell stopping her alarm clock at 7:11 a.m. and holding her pillow tight with a pleased look on her face, indicating that she had been dreaming the entire time. Credits adapted from the liner notes of Passion. Recording Recorded at Murlyn Studios Mixed at Khabang Studio Mastered at Metropolis Studios Personnel Geri Halliwell – vocals Korpi & Blackcell – production, recording, all other instruments Niklas Flyckt – mixing Emma Holmgren – backing vocals Anders Hedlund – live drums Tim Youngmastering Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics