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Old 03-02-2016, 11:14 PM   #6
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Rupert Bear is a children's comic strip character created by the English artist Mary Tourtel and first appearing in the Daily Express newspaper on 8 November 1920.. Rupert's initial purpose was to win sales from the rival Daily Mail and Daily Mirror..The comic strip was, and still is, published daily in the Daily Express, with many of these stories later being printed in books, and every year since 1936 a Rupert annual has also been released..Rupert Bear has become a well-known character in children's culture in the UK, and the success of the Rupert stories has led to the creation of several TV series based on the character..The character also has a large fan following, with such groups as The Followers of Rupert..The story revolves around a little animated squirrel who, with lots of charm, accidentally helps two economically distressed families overcome their obstacles..Rosalinda Amendola, the daughter of happy but impoverished former acrobats is in love with the boy next door, aspiring composer Pete Dingle.. Though Pete's parents are wealthy, his miserly father Frank insists on hiding his money from his investments in the wall of their family home..


Rupert The Bear Jackie Lee (Sing a ling)..

James Hillier Blount (born 22 February 1974), better known by his stage name James Blunt, is an English singer-songwriter and former soldier.. He had signed with EMI before securing a recording contract with Atlantic Records and Custard Records..Bourn at an army hospital in Tidworth, Wiltshire, England..His father inculcated in him a love of flying & motorcycles , and he earned his pilot's licence at age 16..Blunt trained at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst..He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Life Guards, a unit of the Household Cavalry, a cavalry regiment of the British Army where he rose to the rank of captain..His regiment was posted to British Army Training Unit Suffield in Alberta, Canada for six months in 98 and served under NATO in Kosovo during the conflict in 99.. While posted to Kosovo, Blunt was introduced to the work of Médecins Sans Frontières..His unit was given the assignment of securing the Pristina International Airport in advance of the 30,000-strong peacekeeping force; however the Russian army had moved in and taken control of the airport before his unit's arrival.. American NATO commander Wesley Clark ordered that Blunt's unit forcibly take the airport from the Russian contingent.. However, after Blunt queried the order, Mike Jackson, Blunt's superior officer, and Blunt himself refused to comply fearing greater consequences, with Jackson stating that they were "not going to start the Third World War" for Clark..The airport would eventually be shared peacefully by Blunt's unit and the Russians..There were less intense moments during Blunt's Kosovo assignment.. Blunt had brought along his guitar, strapped to the outside of his tank..Return to Kosovo had its world premier at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas on 10 March 2007..Blunt is a patron of Help for Heroes..A keen skier, Blunt captained the Household Cavalry alpine ski team in Verbier, Switzerland, eventually becoming champion skier of the entire Royal Armoured Corps..During this posting to Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment, Blunt was interviewed about his responsibilities on the TV programme "Girls on Top".. He stood guard at the coffin of the Queen Mother during the days of her lying in State and was part of the funeral procession..Blunt left the army on 1 October 2002 having served 6 years..Because the British Army sponsored his university education, Blunt was obliged to serve a minimum of 4 years in the armed forces..Vodou is a Haitian Creole word that formerly referred to only a small subset of Haitian rituals....


Toto + Papa Loko..

On 8 February 2012, Hugh Tomlinson QC, representing a number of victims of the News International phone hacking affair, informed the High Court that Blunt was 1 of 6 alleged victims who had filed for damages in new civil cases..In September 2014, Blunt married (Alexandrina) Sofia Wellesley,daughter of Lord and Lady John Wellesley, and grand-daughter of the 8th Duke of Wellington..On 9 October 2015, he confirmed the couple are expecting their first child..Blunt has also supported environmental causes.. He screened the trailer for An Inconvenient Truth at his concerts, and for each advance sales concert ticket purchased through his designated website a tree is planted..Blunt also contributed, with his vocals, to the charity single, "Everybody Hurts" in aid of the 2010 Haiti earthquake appeal...Brigadier Arthur Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington, KG, LVO, OBE, MC (2 July 1915 – 31 December 2014), styled Marquess of Douro between 1943 and 1972, was a senior British peer and a brigadier in the British Army.. His main residence was Stratfield Saye House in Hampshire..Apart from his British titles, Wellington held the hereditary titles of 8th Prince of Waterloo (Prins van Waterloo) of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and Duke of the Victory (Duque da Vitória) of the former Kingdom of Portugal..Also the 9th Duke of Ciudad Rodrigo (Duque de Ciudad Rodrigo) of the Kingdom of Spain, but on 10 March 2010 he ceded the Spanish Dukedom to his eldest child, Charles Wellesley, Marquess of Douro..These were granted to the first Duke as victory titles for his distinguished services as victorious commanding general in the Peninsular War (in Spain and Portugal), and at the Battle of Waterloo (in what is now Belgium)..In demonology, Barbatos is an earl and duke of Hell, ruling 30 legions of demons and has 4 kings as his companions to command his legions... He can speak to animals, can tell the future, conciliates friends and rulers, and can lead men to treasure hidden by the enchantment of magicians..He is the 8th demon in The Lesser Key of Solomon, while Pseudomonarchia Daemonum lists him as the 6th demon..He is also mentioned in the Grand Grimoire..


December 10 - Berth Princess Gabriella, Countess of Carladès -Jacques, Hereditary Prince of Monaco/18 – Darth Virna Lisi, Italian actress (b. 1936)\21-Åke Johansson, Swedish footballer (b. 1928)-Udo Jürgens, Austrian composer and singer (b. 1934)-Billie Whitelaw, English actress (b. 1932)/22-Joe Cocker, English singer (b. 1944)-Joseph Sargent, American film director (b. 1925)\26 – Leo Tindemans, 43rd Prime Minister of Belgium (b. 1922)/27 – Tomaž Šalamun, Slovenian poet (b. 1941)\28 –Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore crashes into the Java Sea just southwest of Borneo, killing all 162 people on board/31 - Edward Herrmann, American TV and film actor (b. 1943)-Pauline Cafferkey receives an unnamed experimental anti-viral drug and blood plasma from Ebola survivors as part of her treatment\2014 was the UK's warmest year since records began with an average temperature of 9.9C, 0.2C higher than the previous record set in 2006..Excuse me, Mr. President.. When you're ready to leave, your car's right over there..The record means that 8 of the UK's top ten warmest years have occurred since 2002..New car sales reach a 10-year high of nearly 2.5million..Fletcher Christian, of HMS Bounty..There's Something I've Been Dying to Tell You..Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery..The Bone Clocks..'Cockermouth', is 'the mouth of the River Cocker', and the river takes its name from the Brythonic Celtic word "kukrā", meaning 'the crooked one..Following the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre, the town walls were reinforced to protect the Hugeknot population..Dalton, a father of atomic theory, born in Eaglesfield nearby..Henry had it rebuilt in 1601 in recognition of the town's support for him..Over 100 wolves live in a semi-natural state in an area of hills above Marvejols, once renowned for the animals..Fearon Fallows, Astronomer Royal And, by the way, if you hate to go to school..You may grow up tobe a mule...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Blunt
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cockermouth
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http://forum.davidicke.com/showpost....6&postcount=18That island, on the beach..Mr Han, suddenly I wish to leave your island..Hello, I need to speak to your colonel immediately..Gentlemen, welcome..You honour our island..Something in mind, Mr. Ambassador?..What could be wrong with our Damien, Robert?..What?.I don't care who he's with you ruddy well put him on the line!..The battle with the Guards was Magnificent..I look forward to a tournament of truly epic proportions..Have no fear, little one..I am here to protect thee...http://forum.davidicke.com/showpost....&postcount=185

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