by Rebecca_'s phlog
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Tags: rest period, kendal, ellie
Hi. This is Rebecca Kendal reporting from Grass College with our librarian Ellie Wise. Thank you. So just to give a little bit introduction. This library has a very. Has a better 1 25 thousand items. 90 thousand plus of which of books and the rest period and music on material from memories in Library. The content is very very rich cos it reflects the scholarship and the fact that people have been here robe in the last 100 years also. The course is at doing here. We are very strong collection and obviously in Judieaca(?) and Jewish materials is a very strong section on bible and a very strong section on the phoenix. There's a very strong section on he literally and ___ we have the collection such ___
by Transantarctic Expedition
Tags: captain scott, British Antarctic Monument Trust, 100 years
http://www.justgiving.com/Felicity-Aston Well today is the 17th of January it is exactly a hundred years after Captain Scott reached the South Pole - unfortunately over a month after Amundsen has already beaten him to it but I've been thinking about Scott and his men and the story all day as I've been skiing along. Scott is not really someone that people sympathize usually with or not sympathize but identify I guess, because they were all from a totally different age. I mean I can't imagine what the response would be if you told him for example 'oh there's a woman who is going to stki across Antarctica.' That idea would have been totally inconceivable to him that a woman would do that and yet his story i find is as captivating as anybody else and that the story I heard of as a child, I guess is where I first got this idea, that Antarctica was somewhere where you came to prove yourself and put yourself against nature - that sort of thing. A place where heroes were made. And I do think that Scott is a hero, but I think it's a real shame that he's been pulled apart in recent years. As a leader of teams myself in the past, I know how difficult it is to read people. And I think perhaps the greatest tribute you can be given as a leader is though the comments and the loyalty of the people in your teams. If you read the things that were written about Scott then, both before and after his death it is clear that they would have followed him anywhere, and they have a lot of respect and admiration for him. I think that should carry perhaps more weight than the analysis of the story when we know the outcome and that can't but colour our judgement, I think, the fact that we knew what the eventual outcome was. But the story of Scott is ultimately just a tragic human story where 5 people lost their lives - but they weren't the last people to die in Antarctica unfortunately. I'm an ambassador of the British Antarctic Monument Trust which is raising money for a memorial to the 28 men and 1 woman who died in the British Antarctic Territories. If you'd like to find out more about that - or even perhaps make a donation towards the momument being planned you can find the link on my website (www.felicityaston.co.uk) and read some more about all the people who have tragically lost their lives in Antarctica as well as the Scott party. So, I guess abit of a sad day really - and I just feel very fortunate that unlike Scott I have a plan B, I have a satellite phone and I can ring for help if things got really really bad. But, this close to the end of my journey, I thoroughly hope that I won't have to do that at this stage and that the only phonecall I'll be making will be for the planes to come and pick me up and take me back to base camp - sooner rather than later I hope, but we shall see. Plodding on everyday and making progress.
by Transantarctic Expedition
Tags: horrible place, south pole, explorers
Hi well today is December the 14th 2011 which is a special day in Antarctica, because it is exactly a 100 years since the Norwegian Roald Amundsen as reached the South Pole, he was the first person to do so. It's the centenary year and it's a pretty big thing in Antarctica so there have been lots of special things happening all over the continent today. I didn't reach the pole today, I'm still a degree and a half away and you know, all day my mind has been thinking about those original explorers and what they must have gone through to get to the South Pole. What a bleak and horrible place it must have seemed. To me the South Pole is a place where I can get resupplies, there's people, there's the opportunity for abit of a wash, things like that. But for those guys, the South Pole was just a point on the Antarctic plateau which as it was today, the cold, windy, fairly desolate place, so to find yourself there knowing that now you have to turn round and go all the way back, do that with no hope of rescue or help - that's a pretty monumental thing. I've been thinking about those original explorers alot, and what a shame I'm not at the Pole to join the party ! But hopefully, I did quite well today, 17.5 nautical miles, so if I keep going at that rate it shouldn't be more than 5 or 6 days, probably 6 actually, before I'm there myself. So, fingers crossed, these nice surfaces continue all the way to the Pole and the nice weather holds and I get there within 6 or 7 days.
by Duke's phlog
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Tags: wages and conditions, sacrifices, 100 years
Unions have been important in Australia from more than 100 years ... Print, fold, listen, write and check ... dalepobega3.blogspot.com
12345. ___. Say your name. Kayla(?) Evans. I was going to read ___. I am lonesome boy. I am a giant(?) ___. I am almost 100 years old. The best ___ is one of the largest ___ over
by Small Business Online Marketing
Tags: Marketing, Definition, Process
I thought this might be a question that is a little too obvious to ask, but since we are in the marketing business, I thought it best to define the definition that we use. Even though marketing has been around for 100 years, and become very mainstream over the past 10 years, there is still a lot of misconception about the true meaning.
Anna Comstock wrote this book in the early 1900s and gives an insight into beekeeping 100 years ago.
Anna Comstock wrote this charming book a 100 years ago. I am new to beekeeping and I am sharing my exploration and first steps into this exciting hobby
by Tourism Marketing Specialists
Tags: roger banister, holy grail, medical journals
I want to share something with you today but I've just been reading which I found quite powerful. It's entitled Discover the Power of Belief and it goes on. From more than a 100 years rulers tried to break the 4 minute mile. It was considered the holy grail of track and field. Many said it couldn't be done in fact doctors wrote articles in medical journals explaining why it was physically impossible for the human body to run a mile in less than 4 minutes. However in May 1954 a British medical student named Roger Banister ran a mile in 3 minutes 59.4 seconds. His amazing accomplishment made headlines around the world. Yet what happened afterward is even more amazing. The 4 minute mile was broken again the next month and then again in