U3a Logan

U3a Logan

Travel & LesiurePronounced “hueguh”, hygge is a Danish word, loosely translated as cosiness, togetherness, conviviality, consolation and contentment. Rico Rodriguez, the great Jamaican ska trombonist, has died this week on the age of 80. Within the UK he’s finest known for his work with The Specials, including taking part in on 1981’s Ghost Town. The file famously reached number one within the week of the July riots that swept the nation that 12 months, and was truly recorded in the week of the primary Brixton riot in April 1981 – a precursor to the lengthy hot summer time that was to come back. The tune’s lyrics appeared to have anticipated the uprisings with its strains ‘This place, is coming like a ghost city, No job to be discovered on this country, Cannot go on no extra, The individuals getting indignant’. Even the video seemed with hindsight to refer to rioting, with the band throwing stones – though into the Thames at Rotherhithe fairly than at the police.

Alicia Esquivel’s talk was an excellent overview of the BHL NDSR Resident program and the essential work being completed by the group as BHL looks ahead to BHL Version 2. Esquivel’s work focuses on searching for gaps within the BHL collections and other collections evaluation. In addition to her talk, she also introduced a poster (co-authored by Constance Rinaldo, BHL Chair / Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College).

Back within the spring of 2012, Donald Trump’s two eldest youngsters, Ivanka and Donald Jr., discovered themselves in a precarious legal place. For two years, prosecutors within the Manhattan District Lawyer’s office had been building a felony case against them for deceptive potential buyers of models in the Trump SoHo, a lodge and rental growth that was failing to sell. Regardless of the best efforts of the siblings’ defense staff, the case had not gone away and an indictment seemed like an actual possibility. That is until Donald Trump Sr.’s longtime personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz entered the case. Joining me right now to speak all about how the case in opposition to two of the Presidents children and how it got dropped is Justin Elliott who is a reporter with ProPublica and is co-creator of an article all about it that was produced as a part of a collaboration between ProPublica, WNYC New York Public Radio, and The New Yorker.

My title is Danai and I’m a conservation technician from Greece. I have lived within the UK for the past 5 years, and that is my first time volunteering here. I moved to Edinburgh as a result of I want to learn extra in regards to the history and heritage of Scotland, and I now volunteer within the Conservation Studio at the Centre for Analysis Collections, University of Edinburgh, treating heath archive materials particularly.

The Digital Information in Biodiversity Research Convention was sponsored by iDigBio , the College of Michigan Herbarium , the University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology , and the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology The convention was attended by about 185 individuals from quite a lot of establishments. I attended to participate within the GBIF North American Nodes Workshop and was joined by Alicia Esquivel (BHL NDSR Resident primarily based on the Chicago Botanic Backyard).

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