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Rebels fall short of championship goals

West Monroe coach Jerry Arledge said he was “still waiting on the sun to come up” on Saturday morning.

The metaphor for the top-ranked West Monroe football Class 5A second-round playoff loss was still sinking in across the state following a 28-21 loss at No. 432 more words


2015 November 12

In the past:

1912 – The frozen bodies of Robert Scott and his men are found on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
1980 – The NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn and takes the first images of its rings. 516 more words


ANTARCTICA (Part 1) - December 2009

The Heroic Era of Antarctic Adventure

And so our vessel turned to the south and embarked upon the 500 nautical mile journey from Cape Horn to the Antarctic Peninsula. 926 more words

Travel Writing

Polar Peter: J. M Barrie and the influence of Children’s Literature on Robert Scott’s Antarctic Adventures (Public talk, 18th November)

As he lay dying in the Antarctic ice Captain Robert F. Scott wrote to his friend, author and playwright J.M. Barrie saying “I never met a man in my life whom I admired and loved more than you.” Barrie reportedly kept this letter written on “little flimsy sheets” with him for the rest of his life. 156 more words


Watch The 13th Floor's 2015 Silver Scroll Video Report

The 2015 APRA Silver Scroll Awards ceremony took place at Auckland’s Vector Arena on Thursday, September 17th. The 13th Floor’s Marty Duda was there and files this report including interviews with the nominees and the winners including Mel Parsons, Kody Nielson, Anthonie Tonnon, Marlon Williams, and members of The Clean, The Swingers and Blam Blam Blam.

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Mack & Mabel

This is the first time I’ve seen a ‘big’ production of this Jerry Herman ‘problem’ musical and now I’m struggling to understand what the problem is. 493 more words


A Farewell Night

My farewell speech to Engro Foods people today.

Another generation of EFL bid me goodbye just four years ago. Circumstances required a return, because the needs of the many, were more important than the wishes of one. 534 more words

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