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A Musician not a Gardener By DAvid Spencer
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My aim in writing this history is to look at the positive aspects of my life in the army, and believe me, there were many. For the great majority of time, life was fulfilling, and was certainly... More > better than working in a factory, which would probably have been my lot had I not joined up. Where else could I have earned my living playing some wonderful music and travelling both here and abroad doing something that I grew to love? It’s the army that I have to thank for teaching me to play the clarinet in the first place, and for the deep love that I have to this day of music. Now, fifty years later, I still get great pleasure from spending an hour trying to play some of the wonderful music written for the instrument over the centuries. And its to the army that owe my success in gaining two very good careers. So really, not much to complain about, is there?< Less
Sunprize By Daniel Brooks-Laurent
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The poetry of the landscape, of hinterland, through the eyes and frame of disability. "Sunprize" (Sunrise and sunset being the words that make up the 'prize' of this book's completion), is... More > a humble appreciation of nature's power to perceive and receive the heart of life, from someone who has returned to live in his childhood homeland after years abroad. The mid-Norfolk countryside, and the Wensum valley specifically have proved the source of recovery during the almost impossible recuperation from a broken spine. The impression of Mother Nature against the constant strain of physical pain, and the genuine love of the Earth, Her Seasons, and the life of arts flowing through Her. Almost daily writings have helped fill these pages, with acknowledgements to nature's subtle changes, as well as a few travels to the near continent.< Less
Revolutionary Dreams - From Chile to Wales By José Cifuentes
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José Cifuentes was a student in Chile in 1970 when Salvador Allende became President, leading the world's first democratically elected socialist government. José and his partner, as... More > student activists, worked to help poor people improve their lives. But a military coup on 11 September 1973, supported by the USA, put an end to ordinary Chileans' hopes for a fairer society. The brutal dictatorship of General Pinochet hunted down all opposition. Thousands were detained with no legal process, abused and tortured, in many cases killed or disappeared without trace. José was imprisoned and tortured, then spent years on the run. He and María Cristina worked for the Committee for Peace and the Vicarage of Solidarity, organisations which documented human rights abuses and supported victims' families. When the danger grew too great, in 1977 they and their baby daughter Rocío were lucky to find sanctuary abroad ... in Wales. This is José's story, in his own words.< Less
A Musician not a Gardener By David Spencer
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My aim in writing this new history is to look at the positive aspects of my life in the army, and believe me, there were many. For the great majority of time, life was fulfilling, and was certainly... More > better than working in a factory, which would probably have been my lot had I not joined up. Where else could I have earned my living playing some wonderful music and travelling both here and abroad doing something that I grew to love? It’s the army that I have to thank for teaching me to play the clarinet in the first place, and for the deep love that I have to this day of music. Now, fifty years later, I still get great pleasure from spending an hour trying to play some of the wonderful music written for the instrument over the centuries. And its to the army that owe my success in gaining two very good careers. So really, not much to complain about, is there?< Less
The Search for the Treasure Hoard By Zaneta Garratt
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The first part of this book is a story about a family who are searching for a hidden treasure. The father of the family, Mike has returned after many years living abroad with his teenage son. He is... More > once again united with his daughter whom he has not seen since she was a baby. The family go out in search for a hidden treasure, the location of which was revealed to Mike by his daughter's recently deceased grandmother. She saw in a dream where the treasure was buried in years long gone by . The second part is a collection of serenity poems written by the hero of the first part, Mike, the father of the family.The poems show the true nature of their writer, Mike, a wise and gentle man who loves adventure and wants to help his neighbours.< Less
The Biography of Robert Murray M'Cheyne: The Great Preacher, Pastor and Missionary of the Church of Scotland (Hardcover) By Andrew A. Bonar
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Andrew A. Bonar's biography of Robert Murray M'Cheyne, the young yet pioneering Scottish minister who revolutionized Bible readings at home and abroad, offers a meticulously detailed yet lively... More > telling of his life story. Born to a middle-class family in Edinburgh in 1813, the young Robert demonstrated intellectual ability at an early age. Upon attending the city's university, he quickly became regarded as a remarkably gifted religious scholar. His intuitive skills and theological knowledge exceeded all expectations, and he became an assistant to John Bonar of the famous Bonar family. Robert Murray M'Cheyne was appointed a delegate of the Church of Scotland when it organized a visit to Jerusalem and the Holy Land. By all accounts this journey was spiritually fulfilling for the young minister, with the major findings and progress of the voyage recorded in his work entitled Narrative of a Visit to the Holy Land and Mission of Inquiry to the Jews.< Less
The Biography of Robert Murray M'Cheyne: The Great Preacher, Pastor and Missionary of the Church of Scotland By Andrew A. Bonar
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Andrew A. Bonar's biography of Robert Murray M'Cheyne, the young yet pioneering Scottish minister who revolutionized Bible readings at home and abroad, offers a meticulously detailed yet lively... More > telling of his life story. Born to a middle-class family in Edinburgh in 1813, the young Robert demonstrated intellectual ability at an early age. Upon attending the city's university, he quickly became regarded as a remarkably gifted religious scholar. His intuitive skills and theological knowledge exceeded all expectations, and he became an assistant to John Bonar of the famous Bonar family. Robert Murray M'Cheyne was appointed a delegate of the Church of Scotland when it organized a visit to Jerusalem and the Holy Land. By all accounts this journey was spiritually fulfilling for the young minister, with the major findings and progress of the voyage recorded in his work entitled Narrative of a Visit to the Holy Land and Mission of Inquiry to the Jews.< Less
Sunprize By Daniel Brooks-Laurent
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The poetry of the landscape, of hinterland, through the eyes and frame of disability. "Sunprize" (Sunrise and sunset being the words that make up the 'prize' of this book's completion), is... More > a humble appreciation of nature's power to perceive and receive the heart of life, from someone who has returned to live in his childhood homeland after years abroad. The mid-Norfolk countryside, and the Wensum valley specifically have proved the source of recovery during the almost impossible recuperation from a broken spine. The impression of Mother Nature against the constant strain of physical pain, and the genuine love of the Earth, Her Seasons, and the life of arts flowing through Her. Almost daily writings have helped fill these pages, with acknowledgements to nature's subtle changes, as well as a few travels to the near continent.< Less
YOLO FOMO JOMO: VILLA MACHINE VS. WANDERLUST By PHILLIP BALDWIN
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A STUDY, CHARRETTE, LAB, DESIGN, AND CAD WORKSHOP, GAMESTORMING IN VIRTUAL REALITY, HCI, BRICK MORTAR, AND STUDY ABROAD LEARNING SPACES WITH FULL DIGITAL DELIVERY. THESE ARE THE OBSERVATIONS. This... More > is a book that looks at gadgets and their attending immersive environments. It is about YOLO, FOMO, JOMO....you only live once, fear of missing out, and joy of missing out. It is a book of project proposals, research, musing, and project completions. The writing for this series took place over the summer of 2018 at FUA in Florence. we began to explore the social and psychological dimension of the new 'room scale' Virtual Reality and the emotions and 'history' of an ancient city. Within every new technology, as famously stated by the architect and social critic Paul Virilio, there is also the attending 'new disaster'. Will this be wholesale solipsism and alienation?< Less
POSTMODERNISM AND AESTHETICS: COLLIDE OR STEER? By Kyunghee Pyun
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Postmodernism and Aesthetics: Collide or Steer presents twenty-two artists who were awardees of the contemporary visual art competition by the AHL Foundation. All of them spent their youth in the... More > 1990s as immigrant artists or as fine art students studying-abroad in the United States. While postmodernism gained momentum in South Korea during an economic boom in the 1990s, a milieu of fine arts departments at major universities as well as art markets in Seoul, still maintained a purity of high modernism in abstract painting. Organized by curator and professor Kyunghee Pyun at the Fashion Institute of Technology, this exhibition overviews the current status of twenty-two artists from Korea living and working in the United States. The show divided artists and their works into most popular binary themes of postmodernism and high modernism such as appropriation/originality; local/ international; simulacra/real; banal/avant-garde; and personal/universal.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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