Arthur Roberts was a schoolmaster in country NSW (1861 to 1894) and it was education and the changing educational system that shaped his life. Born in the hop-growing region of Kent, England, his life and prospects were transformed by a wave of educational reform that carried him far from family, class and country. Roberts found himself on the frontier of attempts to establish a national school system in Australia. With a swiftly growing family - one with a severe disability - he was moved from one struggling district to another, fighting insolvency, ignorance, natural disaster and bitter sectarian divides. His letters requesting schoolroom furniture, upgrades to buildings and teaching assistants give some insight into his plight. Photographs and family folklore reveal a taciturn, deeply flawed man while the evidence of writings (as Scone correspondent for The Maitland Mercury) suggests a fiery intelligence and defiant pride. This is amplified by a portrait of Roberts in Havelock Ellis's autobiographical novel, Kanga Creek. The schoolmaster, Mr Williams, is portrayed as an educated and passionate agnostic who uses the pen name Anti-Humbug when writing letters to The Stockwhip, a journal possibly modeled on publications like The Bulletin. This narrative presents these contradictions and hopefully gives the reader some sense of this teacher's journey.
A wholesome fictional story to intrigue, inspire, and enlighten readers of all ages. Through its graphic imagery and brilliant storyline, "A Bridge Apart" sheds light on important life lessons that must be learned and re-learned in a very material world. Adopt and commit to memory what you learn from this story and you will guarantee your heart and mind will be ever vigilant and focused on what is truly important in life. "A Bridge Apart" is the story of a poor traveling salesman who struggles daily to make ends meet by selling the furniture he lovingly creates. Poor in spirit, he survives in a life of monotony lacking the coin and the confidence to make anything better of himself until a tragic accident that nearly ends his life changes everything . . .
Earthquake Survival - A Guide To Preparedness And Action Table of Contents Preface Chapter 1 - Introduction Chapter 2 - Surviving an Earthquake 2.1 Inside a premisies 2.2 Outside the buildings 2.3 Automobiles 2.4 Impaired mobility 2.5 High-Rise Buildings 2.6 Crowded Indoor Public Places 2.7 Stadium or Theater 2.8 Near the Shore 2.9 Below a Dam Chapter 3 - Prevention 3.1 Practice Drills 3.2 Evacuation Plans 3.3 Write Down Important Information Chapter 4 - Emergency supplies 4.1 First Aid Kit 4.2 Drugs/Medications 4.3 Dressings 4.4 Other First Aid Supplies 4.5 Survival Kit for Your Home 4.6 Items for safety and comfort 4.7 Survival Kit for Your Automobile 4.8 Survival Kit for Your Workplace Chapter 5 - Inspecting for Possible Home Hazards 5.1 Rooms in the Home 5.2 Securing Appliances 5.3 Hanging and Overhead Items 5.4 Shelves, Cabinets, and Furniture 5.5 Hazardous Materials 5.6 Foundation 5.7 Roof and Chimney 5.8 Learning to Shut Off Utilities Electricity Water Chapter 6 - First aid scenarios 6.1 Bleeding wounds 6.2 Internal bleeding 6.3 Burning 6.4 Burn symptoms 6.5 Principles of first aid against burns 6.6 Broken bones 6.7 Treatment of broken bone wounds Chapter 7 - Conclusion Author Bio Preface It's natural to feel helpless against nature. I agree it is not a fair fight, but we can least give it a try. Combating earthquakes does not mean that you will have the power to overturn it, but it does mean that you have the wit to minimize your losses, at least those that are somewhat in your hands. This book tries to give you a thorough insight into the scenario of the earthquake. We begin by making you realize that your reactions will always vary with your positions and the steps that you have to take will be different in each situation. Evacuation strategies are followed by the analysis of scenarios, and then we introduce you to perhaps the most crucial thing in the moment of panic, organization. Yes, in moments like these you need your mind to calm down and we have done that for you. The lists are all given; all you need to do is to work on them and prearrange all your tools and aids. We end by giving you all the common injuries and their first aid helping mechanisms. I hope that with following these steps you can ensure the safety of your family and be unharmed by this monstrous calamity.
"In the following pages the Author has placed before the reader an account of the changes in the design of Decorative Furniture and Woodwork, from the earliest period of which we have any reliable or certain record until the present time. A careful selection of illustrations has been made, and the representations of the different interiors will convey an idea of the character and disposition of the furniture of the periods to which they refer." Contains chapters on Roman furniture, the Renaissance Period and its variations throughout Europe, Asian furniture, and many more. Originally released in 1892.
Linnette is a professional trainer, coach and speaker having worked for several Fortune 100 and 500 companies. She has inspired thousands to strive for and reach their full potential. She is also a designer and an events coordinator. She has been in Children's Ministry and Women's Ministry for over 25 years. Her love for the Lord is communicated on and off the platform through her love for people and her heart for the hurting. Linnette's testimony of brokenness to redemption will take you on a journey from self-destruction and abuse to the beauty of a life with purpose and abundant joy. You will cry, you are sure to laugh but more importantly you will be moved to see your own brokenness as a beautiful mosaic, lovingly crafted by the Masters hand. Linnette is an Iowa native now calling Ohio her home. When she isn't speaking or writing, she spends as much time as possible with her active family, Linnea, Matt and grandchildren Matthew, Abigail and Sarah. She has a passion for nature (where she says she sees God in everything), and music and coffee are her constant companions. Linnette is the one you pull up next to in the car and laugh at because she's singing at the top of her lungs while her hands are often in the air! Her passion is to encourage others to find their God given purpose so they too can walk in the love and joy of a life devoted to Christ.
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