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Liberton, Edinburgh

Liberton is a suburb of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. It is in the south of the city, south of The Inch, east of the Braid Hills, north of Gracemount and west of Moredun; the area was once home to Arthur Conan Doyle, who lived in a small cottage near the Braid Burn, now inside the grounds of the Cameron Toll Shopping Centre car park and is now a small school. Liberton is home to Cameron Toll Shopping Centre on Lady Road in Cameron Toll The name, of Old English origin and written Libertun, has been believed to signify'Leper Town', the area being supposed at one time to have contained a small colony of lepers exiled from the city; however modern authorities have suggested it may more have meant ‘barley farm on a hillside’, from the Old English words hlith and bere-tūn, barley farm. The current Liberton Church, designed by James Gillespie Graham, was built in 1815 after the old church was burned beyond repair; the graveyard contains a "table stone" to the south-west of the church bearing one of the earliest known sculpted depictions of ploughing.

A modern cemetery lies to the north-west of the older kirkyard. The war memorial at the western entrance is by Pilkington Jackson. Liberton Tower is a well-preserved and restored late medieval tower house standing to the south of the Braid Hills. Liberton House nearby is a late 16th-century A-listed fortified house restored; the house is open to the public free of charge by appointment only. Although the area is residential, it has a riding school and stables, which take advantage of the nearby Braid Hills to offer pony trekking leisure activities. In the area is Liberton High School, Liberton has a thriving rugby union club. Local family names include Speedy, Inch, Plenderleith and Torrance. Tom Aiken Scottish billiards champion William Inglis Clark FRSE, chemist and mountaineer Arthur Robertson Cushny FRS, physiologist Henry John Dobson, artist from St John's Town of Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire, father of artists Henry Raeburn Dobson and Cowan Dobson. Prof Robert Flint and philosopher Charles Edward Green, author of the Encyclopaedia of Agriculture A monument to the children who died at Dr Guthrie's School Rev George William Jones FRSE, killed as a pilot in the First World War Rt Hon Sir John McNeill and Lady Emma Augusta Campbell John McVeagh, civil engineer Rev Joseph Moffett DD, theologian Charles Roy Nasmith FRSE US consul Robert Payton Reid ARSA, artist Ethel Constance Roussel, widow of the artist Arthur Melville Lt John Thornton, participant in the Battle of Nivelle Prof Findlater Simpson, theologian James Goodwillie FRSE mathematician and raised in Liberton Rev William Henry Gray DD minister of Liberton 1880 to 1898 who served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1888 Archie Scott, first-class cricketer Dunedin, New Zealand, a sister city of Edinburgh's, has a suburb called Liberton.

Liberton Golf Club

Deathless (novel)

Deathless is a fantasy novel by Catherynne M. Valente, combining the Russian fairy tale The Death of Koschei the Deathless with the events and aftermath of the Russian Revolution; the novel follows the life of Marya Morevna as she transforms from a young child witnessing the revolution to her newfound position as bride after her marriage with Koschei, Tsar of Life. The book is divided into six parts and is told through the third person perspective of Marya Morevna, however, it does feature other characters such as Ivan Tsarevich. Marya Morevna and her sisters live with their upper middle class parents in Saint Petersburg before and during the Russian Revolution. Marya witnesses birds transform into handsome young men who marry her sisters, meets the council of domovoi or brownies who live in her house along with the other families that get assigned to live there by the Bolsheviks, cherishes her secret knowledge that magic exists in the world, she meets an old woman named Likho who teaches her the mythology of the world, of the Tsars and Tsarinas who rule various aspects of reality such as life, salt, water and the length of an hour, of which Likho is one: the Tsarina of the Length of an Hour, who commands misfortune and sorrow.

In time, Koschei the Deathless, who cannot die because he has cut out his death and hidden it in an egg, comes to marry her and takes her away from wartime Leningrad to the isle of Buyan in the Country of Life where he lives in luxurious splendour. While in Buyan, Marya makes three companions of the magical creatures who live there: a vintovnik named Nastya, a leshi called Zemlya, a vila called Lebedeva; when Koschei's sister Baba Yaga, the Tsarina of Night, sets Marya three tasks before she is allowed to marry Koschei in the traditional manner of a fairytale, each of these companions helps her complete one task with their powers. In the process, she learns that Koschei has had countless wives before named Yelena or Vasilisa - the stock fairytale heroines of Russian folklore who defy Koschei and steal his death and run away with princes named Ivan - whom he keeps in an enchanted stupor, vows to do better than them. Baba Yaga begrudgingly blesses Marya's union with Koschei and marries them, but not before Viy, the Tsar of Death, interrupts the ceremony and attacks Buyan, killing Marya's companions in the process.

Over the next several years and Koschei wage a supernatural war against Viy, until one day a young human named Ivan Nikolayevich - himself a version of the stock character of Ivan Tsarevich - comes across Marya's campaign tent in the midst of a battlefield. Marya brings him back to Buyan and they become lovers, running away from Koschei together back to Leningrad with the help of Marya's elder sisters, to Marya's old house where they live together as husband and wife. World War II comes to Russia, Marya and Ivan's marriage becomes unhappy in the midst of their hardship. Koschei appears on Marya's doorstep one day and begging her to take him back, she ties him up in the cellar while he confesses his lies and sins to her. Starving during the Siege of Leningrad, Ivan becomes convinced that Marya is hiding food in the cellar, but when he goes down he finds only Koschei, who tricks Ivan into giving him a drink of water; this restores Koschei's magic, he flies out of the cellar and takes Marya away.

After this follows an interlude where Marya and Koschei live in an alternate version of a Russian village in the woods, along with innocent, happy villagers who are alternate versions of Tsar Nicholas II and his family and Josef Stalin and Leon Trotsky. Marya falls pregnant and gives birth to a daughter by Koschei, who embodies his death, she kills him, Marya awakes in the nest of Alkonost, the Tsar of Birds, who explains that the village of Yaichka in which she has lived with Koschei was a dream inside an egg laid by Alkonost that contained two things: the death of Koschei the Deathless, a world without sorrow. Alkonost returns Marya to the world of men where she arrives home to find Ivan dying of starvation in their old house, he professes his love to her and asks her forgiveness before dying, Marya leaves Leningrad and joins the Red Army. Years she comes upon a village that she seems to recognise, realises that it is exactly like a mundane version of Buyan, with human versions of her old magical companions, a woman named Yelena who claims to be married to Koschei.

Baba Yaga is there, seems to be the only person who recognises Marya or remembers Buyan or the world when it was magical, explains to her that the Tsar of Death won the war, now the whole world is the Country of Death, all the mystical and mythical and fairytale things of old Russia have become mundane and everyday and no longer remember their existence in the world before, for the Revolution and the two wars have brought about a process of disenchantment that has affected all of Russian culture. The story ends on an ambiguous note, with Marya Morevna resolving to explore the village of Buyan that night and find Koschei and see if he remembers her and knows who she is; the A. V. Club complimented Valente's prose, comparing it favorably to her previous works — in particular, her 2009 novel Palimpsest — and said that thematically, Deathless "does for Russia what Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell does for England". Strange Horizons's Erin Horáková praised Valente's use of language, while criticizing the novel's plot as being "something of a mess", that it "wants to say so much that it's difficult to hear it saying anything in particular".

Horáková concluded, that Deathless "reveals more about the writer's technique and strengths than a polished, impregnable work might." Magyarody, Kath

Atwater Afternoon

Atwater Afternoon was a limited edition CD released by the band American Music Club and sold on the tour to promote their album The Golden Age. Half of it was a recording of the band rehearsing songs for the tour and the other half was studio recordings of new songs; the initial run of 300 copies came with either blank covers or covers featuring pictures drawn by the band members. Once these had sold out, it was repressed in an edition of 1500 and sold from the band's web site. Two of the original songs on the album were written by members of the band other than Mark Eitzel. Neither has been released elsewhere; the name of the album relates to the area in Los Angeles. "City Lights" "All My Love" "For The Good Times" "I'm Your Puppet" "Long Long Walk" "Little Joy" "One Step Ahead" "Who You Are" "All The Lost Souls Welcome You To San Francisco" "Insider's Guide To Life" "Hello Amsterdam" "Home" "Western Sky" Mark Eitzel Vudi Steve Didelot Sean Hoffman

Radoš Bulatović

Radoš Bulatović is a Serbian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Bratstvo Prigrevica. Born in Titov Vrbas, Bulatović started out at Crvenka in the Serbian League Vojvodina, before switching to First League of Serbia and Montenegro club Hajduk Kula in the 2004 winter transfer window, he made 83 appearances and scored three goals in the top flight, helping the side qualify for UEFA competitions on two occasions. In early 2008, Bulatović was loaned out to Mladost Apatin, he joined fellow Serbian First League club Sevojno a year helping them reach the 2008–09 Serbian Cup final, but lost to Partizan. In June 2011, Bulatović signed with Zalaegerszeg, he returned to Serbia to play for Novi Pazar. In early 2013, Bulatović moved abroad for the second time and played with Finnish champions HJK. Bulatović represented Serbia and Montenegro at under-21 level, recording two appearances in 2004. SevojnoSerbian Cup: Runner-up 2008–09 Radoš Bulatović at Soccerway Radoš Bulatović at Soccerbase Radoš Bulatović at Radoš Bulatović – UEFA competition record

Cecilia Bottino

María Cecilia Bottino Fiuri is a Uruguayan lawyer and politician of the Movement of Popular ParticipationBroad Front. Since February 15, 2015 she is a Representative for Paysandú Department. Between 2019 and 2020 she served as President of the Chamber of Representatives of Uruguay. Graduated from the University of the Republic as a Doctor in Law and Social Sciences in 1993, she has been dedicated to politics since 2010, she was completed her primary studies at the "Padre Lamas" School. She attended No. 2 of her hometown. Her beginnings in political militancy were in the Broad Front as an independent militant. In 2005 she entered the MPP. During the 47th Legislature of the Chamber of Deputies she was a substitute for the Representative for Paysandú Gustavo Rombys. Subsequently, in the national elections that were held in October 2014, Bottino led the list of Space 609 in Paysandú and was elected national representative by this department, being one of the 14 women who make up the Chamber of Representatives.

In the 2019 general election, Bottino was re-elected National Representative for the new legislature