Romans and SilkWhen silk was introduced to the Romans it adopted the same popularity in society as with the Parthians and the Chinese. And, although they adored the fabric, they knew virtually nothing of how it was produced. Many people in Rome believed silk was made from the leaves of trees.
With five youngsters on the trail, we tended to see the creatures at our feet. Once an American toad crossed our path. Another time everyone gathered around to admire a brown splotched pickerel frog. With the help of special machines, also on display, they create wildlife openings in the forest to support native plants, legumes, or annual grains. They had just finished a prescribed 87 acre burn to encourage scrub oak to grow, which almost always produces a large crop of acorns every fall. In addition to the 23,086 acres of SGL108, four workers are responsible for managing the 23,000 acres of four other nearby gamelands, McAnulty told me..
We her crown jewels. She put a lot into us and did her best to raise us well. And while we screwed up from time to time, I think we all doing very well.. A belated thank you to Tartal’s Restaurant, its staff and to volunteers and individuals who sponsored items to make Thanksgiving dinner at the restaurant a memorable occasion. People who may have been alone were not and that was the main purpose of the day. Your thoughtfulness was greatly appreciated along with your blessings to others..
The Doc said he was doing okay nothing new. But he did tell us that lungs are getting weaker every visit though. Not much anyone can do. At 75 years old I am always amazed at the comments re racisim. Growing up in New England in the 40 and 50 there was no racisism. Blacks and whites went to school together, played sports together and lived in the same tenements together.
Way forward for Foxhill? ‘Deeply worried’ residents come face to face with CuroThe first face to face meeting between Curo and the residents association was chaired by Bath’s MP07:14, 28 SEP 2017Victor da Cunha, Nola Edwards and Wera Hobhouse MP Get Daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribing!Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailFoxhill residents “remain deeply worried and upset” about their futures but vowed to engage further with the housing association behind the 700 home plan for the estate.Curo won outline planning permission for the controversial regeneration in the summer. The scheme attracted more than 250 objections on the council’s planning portal and was fiercely opposed in some parts but now both residents and Curo seem keen to seek a positive way forward.RECAP: Council approves Curo plans for up to 700 new homes at FoxhillThe step for improving relations was made at a meeting with members of Foxhill Residents’ Association, Curo and Bath MP Wera Hobhouse.Mrs Hobhouse said: “The situation was in danger of becoming very confrontational and I felt I needed to do something to help.”Curo’s chief executive Victor da Cunha was positive about the talks and said he hopes all parties can lobby government for subsidy.He said: “We gladly accepted Wera Hobhouse’s invitation to attend this meeting in the hope that we could begin a constructive dialogue with this particular group of Foxhill residents.Sylvia Morris (front left), Nola Edwards (front centre) and Jake Hoskins (front right) were among Foxhill residents opposed to Curo’s planned ‘regeneration’ of the estate(Image: Paul Gillis)”I wanted to reassure them that Curo is completely committed to achieving the best possible outcome for all the residents of Foxhill.”We listened to their concerns and have committed to review the way we consult, both with the FRA (Foxhill Residents’ Association) and with other groups.”‘Truly good’ activist Celia Hollingworth recalled by friends and fellow campaignersHe added: “We must keep talking. Like the FRA, Curo remains strongly committed to increasing the amount of social rented housing across Mulberry Park and Foxhill.”My hope is that we reach a point whereby Curo, the council and the FRA can lobby together for capital subsidy from the government, which we are yet to receive.”FRA chairwoman Nola Edwards said: “This was a helpful and much needed meeting.”Residents remain deeply worried and upset about the future of our community.