California’s main exports at this time were hides and tallow , of which thousands of barrels were produced and shipped to the rest of New Spain. Trade and diplomatic intercourse with foreigners was strictly forbidden by the royal government but was quietly carried on by Californians desperate for luxury goods. The ship, with a Royal Navy escort, departed from Portsmouth, England , made its way around Cape Horn and proceeded up the Pacific coast of the Americas, stopping at Spanish ports for supplies along the way. In January , having fallen behind its escort, the Isaac Todd arrived at Monterey, California , the Spanish colonial government center for Alta California. During the visit, ordinary seaman John Gilroy a Scotsman who had changed his name from John Cameron when he went to sea to avoid recognition either depending on the historical source jumped ship  or was left ashore to recover from scurvy. At first, by his own account in an letter to Thomas O. Larkin, Gilroy was one of only two English-speakers resident in Alta California.
He was delivered by Ena Sharples after his mother Ida went into labour suddenly. Ena suggested that he be called Herbert, but Ida was set on naming him Kenneth. Unlike most of his peers, Ken passed his eleven plus exam and entered grammar school. At fifteen, he had his first sexual encounter, with fellow pupil Margery Whithers. After school, he won a university scholarship and in entered Manchester University and moved into student accommodation on campus.
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Campaigners hailed a massive victory over the High Court’s announcement Image: Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email The Tories’ refusal to hand , people higher disability benefits was today ruled “blatantly discriminatory” by the High Court. Campaigners hailed a massive victory as a top judge said the change to Personal Independence Payments PIP was unlawful.
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, simply known as Rogue One, is a film directed by Gareth Edwards and produced by Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, amongst many others. The screenplay, written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy, is based on a .
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The film’s score is composed by Michael Giacchino , marking the first live-action film in the Star Wars canon to not be scored by John Williams. It is the first film in the Star Wars Anthology Series. The film also features Darth Vader. It is set closer to the latter film and focuses on the formation of the Rebel Alliance and their efforts to steal the plans to the Death Star , an event that was referenced in the opening crawl of A New Hope.
Jyn Erso , played by Jones, and a group of other characters band together to steal the plans from the Galactic Empire. Edwards has described the film as a grounded, war-based movie, one in which normal people have to come together to fight the Empire as opposed to relying on the Jedi or the Force.
Snowmobiles have been used in the U.S. since the early s, with the first races dating back to While early models were sluggish, by the mids, modern versions were being used by rangers in the artic and in Alaska to circumnavigate the icy terrain.
Millennium Collectables set to lose license Following the release of the incredible th Anniversary Clock last year, it looks as if our old friends at Millennium Collectables are set to lose the license for Guinness figurines this year. But at least they are going out on a high with two great Royal Doulton figurines to add to their high quality range of Guinness Collectables.
I recently came across an item that I had not seen before. The item was still in its original packaging, complete with the instruction leaflet and was produced in The ‘6 million Guinness’ advertising band is interchangeable with an alternative ‘Give Him A Guinness’ band. Surprising what a house clearance can turn up As a result of a house clearance, a member of the Club was lucky enough to come across these two great items: The first is a menu from Park Royal , produced for the leaving lunch of a member of the Advertising department, Denise Sakula.
Dated 28th October , the front displays a spoof on the Gilroy zoo animals showing them crying. Not so uncommon you say?
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The new research provides an unprecedented analysis of in-vehicle dashcam video from more than crashes, confirming that the danger of drowsy driving soars above official estimates. By conducting an in-depth analysis using video of everyday drivers, we can now better assess if a driver was fatigued in the moments leading up to a crash. Federal estimates indicate drowsiness is a factor in only one to two percent of crashes.
In a recent related AAA Foundation survey, 29 percent of drivers admitted to driving when they were so tired they had a hard time keeping their eyes open at some point in the past month.
Rosamund Street is the road which crosses the western end of Coronation Street on which the Rovers Return Inn is located. It begins at a T-junction with Victoria Street and continues northwards. There are many businesses, flats and services along Rosamund Street, which forms a local centre.
Cilla Battersby-Brown worked there when when it was known as Wong’s Chippy until when Mr Wong sold up and she was laid off. Dev Alahan bought the shop in Graffiti Club – A wine and disco bar situated in the old warehouse facing Coronation Street. In , the brewery sold the underperforming venue to Maurice Jones , who closed it down. The unit was available to let throughout the s. Matt Ramsden was the first general practitioner on site, with Molly Hardcastle as practice nurse and Gail Platt as receptionist.
Akhtar and Dr Gaddas. Deirdre Barlow was subsequently a receptionist and Rana Nazir a nurse. The bookies as it appeared when owned by Sean Skinner from to Barlow’s Bookies 19 Rosamund Street – Peter Barlow’s betting shop changed hands a number of times.
Ronnie is known for his extremely calm demeanor, well-groomed appearance, and quiet nature. His surname is of Polish origin, but no other clues about his past are given. A DVD commentary by Michael Chiklis said that all the show’s characters are from where the actors themselves are from, which would mean that Gardocki is from Wichita, Kansas.
History of Glenbow Museum. Glenbow Museum began with the remarkable vision of petroleum entrepreneur and lawyer Eric Lafferty Harvie. Mr. Harvie came into his fortune when oil was discovered on the land to which he held the mineral rights to, with the .
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Tamworth including Nemingha, Tintinhull, Kootingal, Moonbi, Goonoo Goonoo Australia’s self-proclaimed Country Music capital Mention Tamworth to most Australians and they will immediately think of country music; an association the town has worked hard to promote. However, Tamworth is also the commercial and administrative capital of the New England region. It functions as a retail and service centre to the surrounding district which produces wool, dairy products, eggs, fat livestock, poultry, wheat, tobacco, lucerne and honey.
There are a number of cattle, horse and sheep studs, a large dairy factory, a flour mill, an abattoir and a large industrial estate at Taminda. Tamworth also boasts several important agricultural schools.
John Gilroy, MA, ARCA, FRSA. John Gilroy () was a superb natural draughtsman and a versatile illustrator and artist who produced advertsising .
Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Emmanuel Eboue admits he would jump at the chance of help from either his former club Arsenal or the PFA. The year-old has revealed he has been pushed to the brink of suicide after losing everything. Read More Skint ex-Arsenal defender hides from bailiffs, sleeps on pal’s floor and can’t afford washing machine Emmanuel Eboue opens up about his personal struggles Image: Daily Mirror Eboue says he would be open to help from his former club Arsenal, but has lost Arsene Wenger’s number Image: Getty Images Emmanuel Eboue pictured with his wife and baby Image: Getty “I would accept help from anywhere but if my previous club that I spent time at wants to help me then I would be very, very happy.
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An intelligent pupil, Ken attends grammar school after passing his plus exam and in wins a university scholarship ; he lives with his parents and brother David Alan Rothwell in Weatherfield while studying. Ken is in conflict with his postman father Frank who thinks he’s being a snob about their working class habits. His mother Ida is interested in a girl Ken’s meeting but Frank objects to his plan to take her to the Imperial Hotel where Ida works in the kitchens.
Ken takes refuge in the pub on the corner, the Rovers Return Inn, where he gives Dennis Tanner a packet of cigarettes when landlady Annie Walker refuses him credit for them. Ken goes to No. He tells Albert that his friend, Susan Cunningham, will be on her way to the hotel by now and it’s too late to change his plan.
‘Coronation Street’ veteran star Roy Barraclough has died aged 81, it has been announced. The actor, who for a long time was a favourite in the role of Rovers Return landlord Alec Gilroy.
Aloe pillansii Aloe pillansii is taller than A. The inflorescence that grows below the leaf crowns, almost pointing downward separating it from A. The scientific name derives from the 19th century Portuguese geologist Fernando da Costa Leal, who described the Bottle tree during an exploration in southern Angola. This species can be either a shrub or a tree up to 6 meters tall and is characterized by the thick bottle-shaped trunk, which is almost branchless until the top.
The branches are few and covered by slender thorns up to 30 cm long. Leaves are oblong and are covered with short hairs on both surfaces. The flowers, shown below in detail, are present in the spring, when the tree is leafless. The white flowers, characteristic of the Apocynaceae family, cluster around the tips of the branches. The Bottle tree is an endemic species of Namibia and southern Angola where it occupies the semi-desert areas and dry bushvelds, usually along rocky hillsides.
It is especially common in the Etendeka plateau of NE Namibia, where it can be seen growing in the basalt slopes. The plant produces a watery latex, rich in toxic alkaloids, used by local populations as arrow poison for hunting. In contact with the eyes this latex can produce blindness. Wikipedia The bottle tree owes its name to the unusual swollen shape of its trunk.