Dairibord Holdings Limited 2000 Annual Report

first_imgDairibord Holdings Limited (DZL.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2000 annual report.For more information about Dairibord Holdings Limited (DZL.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Dairibord Holdings Limited (DZL.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Dairibord Holdings Limited (DZL.zw)  2000 annual report.Company ProfileDairibord Zimbabwe Private Limited (DZL Holdings Limited) is the largest dairy company in Zimbabwe; producing and marketing a range of fresh milk and ready-to-drink and long-life milk products. The company also owns Lyons Zimbabwe; a food company that manufactures and markets ice-cream, cordials, condiments and spreads, tea and mineral water; ME Charhons which manufactures biscuits and baking products; and has a majority stake in Dairibord Malawi. The company is wholly-owned by Lavenson Investments Private Limited and is the flagship subsidiary of Dairiboard Holdings Limited. DZL Holdings Limited owns four property companies; Goldblum Investments (Private) Limited, Chatmoss Properties (Private) Limited, Quallinnex Properties (Private) Limited and Slimline Investments (Private) Limited. Its export markets include Zambia, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa. Dairibord Zimbabwe Private Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Church of England considers changes to baptism service

first_img In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Pearl McElheran says: AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Danny Anderson says: Tags Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Joyce Ann Edmondson says: Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 By Abigail FrymannPosted Jan 9, 2014 Ron Hall says: Ron Hall says: john c. smith says: January 9, 2014 at 4:35 pm This is not “baptism lite.” It is simply an attempt to express the ancient truths of our Faith in terms people can understand and relate to. TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Margaret Fletcher says: January 13, 2014 at 2:12 pm Repentance is primary set of mind God wants from us to receive His grace. If we are in trouble like twin tower disaster in 9/11, to be repented and rejecting all evil’s work is not difficult to promise. Rector Belleville, IL Chris Epting says: Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS January 9, 2014 at 4:52 pm Whole heartedly endorse. January 9, 2014 at 6:25 pm I appreciate the intent but would prefer to retain”Repent of Sins and reject evil in all its many forms”.“..all its empty promises” sounds “empty”to me. January 11, 2014 at 5:54 pm What is “SIN”? Church of England considers changes to baptism service Considers dropping language of ‘sin and the devil’ Rector Washington, DC Rector Hopkinsville, KY Submit a Press Release Father Mike Waverly-Shank says: January 9, 2014 at 5:45 pm I concur with the sentiments expressed by Bishop Nazir-Ali. The solution is for the church, be it priests or laity, to educate those of “low literacy” (as Threlfall-Holmes put it) on what baptism means, what repentance means, and what sin means. These are very accessible and knowable terms that people of all social classes and literacy levels have been able to grasp for centuries. All it takes is priests who are willing to take 5 minutes to explain the terms before the service begins. Certainly, especially in the age of the internet, most people can get spooled up on the terms before or after they attend a church service. Tom Neal says: Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK January 12, 2014 at 7:46 am ” The solution is for the church, be it priests or laity, to educate those of “low literacy” (as Threlfall-Holmes put it) on what baptism means, what repentance means, and what sin means.”This, followed by “Certainly, especially in the age of the internet, most people can get spooled up on the terms before or after they attend a church service.” (??!!)…Are you then condemning “illiterate” people for not boning up on whatever currently accepted terminology might be facing them each Sunday morning? By accessing a computer and READING up on terminology?For my 2cents, I find the “new” version full of mischief, easily bent to mean whatever any individual would like it to mean, and wholly unacceptable. The original phrasing “Do you repent of the sins that separate us from God and neighbour?” seems quite universally valid to me…our problems today are the same as they have been for centuries. Do not be a source of derision from God/Allah, which is also to say; your neighbor. ANY neighbor. No matter their faith. The original phrase is rather absolute, and does NOT open the door to “evils” being committed under the cloud of personal discrepancy. Featured Jobs & Calls Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rich Basta says: Rich Basta says: January 9, 2014 at 5:56 pm I agree Rich, well stated. Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest June 30, 2014 at 11:27 pm As a Roman Catholic brother I would like to remind you that Christ spoke of the Devil, hell and damnation far more often than he spoke of heaven. Check your Bibles and prove me wrong. The Anglican / Episcopal Church needs to swim the Tiber and come home. And I say this with a prayerful heart. January 13, 2014 at 5:27 pm Amen . January 20, 2014 at 5:07 pm Thank God I’m an American Episcopalian, and we are not changing our Baptism Service. And every time I use it I explain it, so as not the dumy it down. Janet Diehl says: January 9, 2014 at 10:23 pm I also agree. Church of England and Episcopalians USA need much better faith formation, more Bible study, and a better understanding of Church history. Why not add Evil to the formula? But not take away the present wording. Featured Events Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Submit an Event Listing An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET January 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm I’m far more appalled by the change of the noun “trial” into a very awkward verb “trialling” than the distinction between “sin and Satan” vs “evil.” Yes, it’s change, and change makes us cranky. But you grumpy folks need to get over yourselves. If the Church didn’t change with the times, well, we’d be answering to the Holy Father in Rome (or Avignon), instead of tipping our hats vaguely towards Canterbury. And Ms. Abigail, work on your grammar! Rector Tampa, FL center_img Submit a Job Listing Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY January 10, 2014 at 6:49 pm Mr. Tom Neal:I can’t speak for those who agree with me, but I’m not grumpy at all, and am certainly not cranky. I’m not sure how you arrived at that judgment. I’m just raising a legitmate, reasoned argument in favor of not changing core Christian principles, as reflected in the baptism liturgy. Words have meaning, correct? Just because one argues against change in a certain area of Christian liturgy doesn’t mean one is against change in the church in general. Some change is good. Some change is not. I wish you peace. Comments (20) Rector Smithfield, NC [The Tablet] The Church of England is trialling a new version of its baptism service, in which parents and godparents are no longer asked to “repent of sins” and “reject the Devil”.The new wording – which is being piloted in more than 400 parishes until April – was devised in response to requests to couch the ceremony “in culturally appropriate and accessible language”.Anglican baptisms are recognised by the Catholic Church, and vice versa.In the current version of the CofE service, which dates back to 1998, the vicar asks: “Do you reject the devil and all rebellion against God?”. The candidate, or parents and godparents acting on his or her behalf, reply: “I reject them.”Parents and godparents are then asked: “Do you repent of the sins that separate us from God and neighbour?”, to which the reply is: “I repent of them.”Instead of this formula, reference to the devil or sin is dropped and parents and godparents are instead asked to “reject evil, and all its many forms, and all its empty promises”.The amended version currently has no formal status because it has not been formally approved by General Synod. The reforms are backed by Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.But it has already attracted criticism. The former bishop of Rochester Michael Nazir-Ali, and Bishop of Willesden Pete Broadbent accused the church of dumbing down.Writing in the Mail on Sunday, Bishop Nazir-Ali said: “The need is not [for the Church of England] to eliminate crucial areas of teaching but to explain them”, warning that the CofE should “call a halt to this perhaps well-meant effort before it further reduces the fullness of the Church’s faith to easily swallowed soundbites.”The Bishop of Willesden, Pete Broadbent, took issue with a raft of proposed text changes, concluding in a blog: “This is crass. It’s baptism lite. It will not do.”But Revd Miranda Threlfall-Holmes, a vicar in Durham who has been asked to use the new texts in baptism ceremonies until the end of April, said: “This is a first draft, for experimental use. It will doubtless get better as people write in with stories of what worked and what didn’t. But the aim, to have elements of the service that even those of low literacy can understand, is entirely laudable.” Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI January 21, 2014 at 11:36 pm Agree on both points. Rector Knoxville, TN Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Albany, NY Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Press Release Service Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Tom Hogan says: Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Anglican Communion Rector Bath, NC Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Pittsburgh, PA January 9, 2014 at 5:34 pm The church in it’s headlong dash to be relevant to everyone will soon find itself relevant to no one. “Culturally appropriate and accessible language”, balderdash! Comments are closed. Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Shreveport, LA Rich Basta says: Rector Martinsville, VA January 13, 2014 at 11:38 am Suze Barrett:I was not condeming “illterate” people at all. Condemining is a a strong word, and I have never condemned anyone in my life So, to answer your question and to clear up any misconceptions, the answer is a resounding “NO”. More importantly, I did not originate the term “illterate”. That was Therlfall-Holmes.i do, however, think that if you only attend church services for weddings, funerals and baptisms, you shouldn’t be at all shocked that you don’t understand some of the terms. That’s not the Church’s fault. That’s a “you problem.What I am saying is that it’s a two way street. Church leaders need to offer accessible opportunities for education on the core teachings of their faith . But, by the same token, those who attend services need to take some responsibility for their own education and faith formation. I don’t think that’s considered condemning anyone. I don’t beleive in the soft bigotry of low expectations, do you? January 9, 2014 at 4:37 pm That’s good news for me. As long as the Bible refers to “satans” and “adversaries” we know that there are many in our lives. Rejecting “evil” is far better in my view. Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Danny Anderson says: Suze Barrett says: January 15, 2014 at 7:14 pm Rich, I was not attacking you..but I think you’ve perhaps missed my point regarding your own cotradiction, and the actual ability, or inability, of all peoples everywhere to have a computer and internet of their own, to refer to at any hour of any day. As well, illiterate is a very strong term.In fact, my own dear mother devoted her entire life to Christian Education, as a Director for many years (until at the Diocese), so I understand very well the role the church is capable of playing, in a constructive and active way.I still say, watering down the Baptismal wordings, is a precariously dark well to go down.~But I’m a fan of John Donne..so there you have it. Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Sanford Z. K. Hampton says: January 10, 2014 at 3:17 am I say don’t change it . We need to know what sin is and reject it . Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Julian Malakar says: Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Suze Barrett says: Rector Collierville, TN An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET last_img read more

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Christmas message

first_img Presiding Bishop Michael Curry Posted Dec 12, 2017 Sally Y Eslinger says: [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “Have a blessed Christmas, a wonderful New Year, and go out and make music in the heart of the world,” Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry said in his Christmas Message 2017. CAROLYN MARKSON says: Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI December 20, 2017 at 1:43 am Beautiful message. Very moving and inspring. Peace be with you. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York December 23, 2017 at 9:32 am Beautiful message. Peace to all(But the video editor needs help – I felt like I was watching a tennis match) Featured Jobs & Calls Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Julie Gittens says: Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Christmas message ‘Have a blessed Christmas, a wonderful New Year, and go out and make music in the heart of the world’ Submit a Job Listing DL Bryant says: December 13, 2017 at 9:24 pm Great word to end the year strong and begin the new year with an agenda for Kingdom building. Rector Washington, DC December 13, 2017 at 11:30 pm Deeply,deeply moving. Thank you for this message. Am sure I will refer to it often in my conversations and actions. Tags Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA December 14, 2017 at 9:36 am Beautiful, moving message. Inspiring. Such a shame about the video editing because it would have been more meaningful if I could have looked at our Presiding Bishop’s face as he spoke, but the flipping back and forth every single sentence was too distracting. No worries I just started it over and listened without watching. Richard K.gan says: Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY December 24, 2017 at 3:15 am How blessed we are to have Michael Curry as our leader December 14, 2017 at 10:24 am Thank you for your beautiful message of reconciliation for the new year. Peace. Comments (13) Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Shreveport, LA Kate Canby says: Martha Thalheimer says: Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Albany, NY Press Release Service The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC December 13, 2017 at 9:47 pm Beautiful message. Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Collierville, TN Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Bath, NC Episcopal Office of Public Affairs, December 12, 2017 at 8:16 pm Beautiful sermon. Very uplifting… December 12, 2017 at 6:58 pm I loved the message but I was completely distracted by the back and forth shot of the Bishop.center_img Edward Stephen Cumming says: Rector Smithfield, NC Associate Rector Columbus, GA Erin Kirby says: This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL December 22, 2017 at 3:14 pm Well done. 4:11 Curate Diocese of Nebraska Mark Alderfer says: Comments are closed. Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Pittsburgh, PA Submit an Event Listing Sandi Mizirl says: Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Belleville, IL Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Hopkinsville, KY Featured Events December 13, 2017 at 9:16 pm Oh holy man speak to us. Tell me the story over and over again. Never let us go out of Jesus’s sight with your wonderful message. May this Advent time be to all who hear your words of comfort and joy become anew this Christmas season. Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Tampa, FL Lowell Lakes says: TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA January 5, 2018 at 8:07 pm Thank you Bishop Curry, for continued inspiration and education!! We are blessed with your work! Submit a Press Release Director of Music Morristown, NJ Richard Basta says: Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest The text of the presiding bishop’s message follows.Presiding Bishop Michael CurryChristmas Message 2017In 2 Corinthians, the Apostle Paul says,If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation. The old has passed away, behold, the new is come.At a point in that passage, St. Paul says, “God was in Christ, reconciling the world to Himself,” and he also says at another point in the same passage, “and we have been given the ministry of reconciliation.”Have you ever gone to the movies or read a story or a novel, and the novel starts with the end, so you know where the story ends, but then the rest of the story or the novel is actually the story behind the story. We know about Christmas. We know about Mary. We know about Joseph. We know about the angels singing Gloria in excelsis deo. We know from our childhood the animals in the stable. We know of the magi who come from afar, arriving around Epiphany, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. We know of the angels singing in the heavens, and the star that shown above them. Therein is the story.But the story behind the story is what St. Paul was talking about. God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself, and Jesus has now given us that same ministry of reconciliation. God was reconciling the world to himself by becoming one of us. The divine became human. God entered history. Eternity became part of time. God was reconciling the world to himself by actually living it himself. In Jesus, God came among us to show us the way, to be reconciled with the God who has created us all and everything that is. And God has likewise come in the person of Jesus, to show us how to be reconciled with each other, as children of the one God who is the Creator of us all. That’s the story behind Christmas.God is showing us the Way to become God’s children, and as God’s children, brothers and sisters of each other. God is showing us in Jesus how to become God’s family and how to change, and build, and make a world where everybody is a part of that family. Where children don’t go to bed hungry. Where no one has to be lonely. Where justice is real for all and where love is the ultimate law.Know there is a story behind the story, and it’s a story worth singing about, and giving thanks for, and then living.One of my favorite writers, the late Howard Thurman, composed a poem many years ago about Christmas, and he says it probably better than I:When the song of the angels is stilled,When the star in the sky is gone,When the kings and the princes are home,When the shepherds are back with their flocks,Then the work of Christmas begins:To find the lost,To heal the broken,To feed the hungry,To release the prisoner,To rebuild the nations,To bring peace to others,And alas, to make music in the heart.The story behind the story is that God so loved the world, and so loves you, and so loves me.Have a blessed Christmas, a wonderful New Year, and go out and make music in the heart of the world.The Most Rev. Michael B. CurryPresiding Bishop and PrimateThe Episcopal Church Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH last_img read more

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Owl’s House / estudio GonzaloGA

first_img Spain Save this picture!© Luis Díaz Díaz+ 25Curated by Danae Santibañez Share Houses Photographs Projects Photographs:  Luis Díaz Díaz Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Owl’s House / estudio GonzaloGASave this projectSaveOwl’s House / estudio GonzaloGA ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/905854/owls-house-estudio-gonzaloga Clipboard 2017 CopyHouses, Renovation•Benahavís, Spain Year: center_img Owl’s House / estudio GonzaloGA Architects: estudio GonzaloGA Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/905854/owls-house-estudio-gonzaloga Clipboard ArchDaily Area:  400 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Manufacturers: Sika, Knauf, Kohler, Saint-Gobain, WeberCollaborators:Adrià Escolano Ferrer, José Gómez VillarrubiaKitchen Design:Lauren BoulayStructure:Miguel RuedaWooden Carpentry:Bonoso S.A.UMetallic Carpentry:Aluminios del Sur S.L.Installations:G.Codora S.LAcknowledgments:Premio Especial Obra Joven. Premios de Arquitectura de Málaga; Obra Nominada. Premio Arquia/Próxima 2018Author Architects:Gonzalo Gutierrez AraujoCity:BenahavísCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Luis Díaz DíazRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Leioa School RestorationFiber Cements / CementsEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel NaturaEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsWoodLunawoodThermo Timber and Industrial ThermowoodBACKGROUND A single-family house (built in the 60’s) in a partial state of ruin is acquired by a new owner, who demands new functionalities for the house.Save this picture!© Luis Díaz DíazPROGRAM The original house was designed to accommodate a family of 3 members and a service person. The new configuration of the house should contain a family of 4 members, a guest area, an independent apartment, a playground and the possibility of dividing the house into two separate units.Save this picture!© Luis Díaz DíazSTRATEGY The biggest challenge posed by the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the house is the integration of a new area with more surface in the same pre-existing footprint. Due to the partial state of ruin, it is necessary to demolish the eastern rectangular wing of the original house. The new construction must contain this newly available space and multiply the built meters to accommodate the new programmatic needs. The spatial configuration is developed by concatenating successive blocks of the program (kitchen, living room, bedrooms, and bathroom) with the inclusion of an L block that houses an apartment with independent access. The reading of the blocks can be done through the volumetry expressed in the façade and roof of the house.Save this picture!© Luis Díaz DíazSave this picture!ElevationsSave this picture!© Luis Díaz DíazTACTICS The most notorious modification occurs in the reconstructed east wing where the height is doubled (enabling a previously non-existent basement) and reconfigures to accommodate the new program. With the intention of creating a quality and functional basement, a tropical English patio that allows light to reach the basement is created. The glass envelope throughout this lower floor provides light and favors the reading of the continuous space, connecting the English patio with the garden to the south of the house. Save this picture!© Luis Díaz DíazThe new reconstructed wing has a formal and constructive duality, sharing aesthetics and similar solutions to the previous house in the entire north façade (arrival to the house) since it is in this area of the house where you can see both eras. This facade has been resolved with traditional construction techniques to achieve the integration of the new part with the old. On the other hand, the south façade takes advantage of the views and the sunlight by opening large windows, resolved with a constructive hybrid system between the traditional and contemporary construction techniques. Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!Upper Floor PlanThe roof of the building is done with a structure of metal trusses whose inclinations vary in each block. Part of the new roof is made with the old tile recovered and the rest is completed with a flat tile similar to the preexisting, giving continuity to the language of the original house.Save this picture!© Luis Díaz DíazSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Luis Díaz DíazProject gallerySee allShow lessCall for Ideas: RE School 2018 Architecture CompetitionIdeasModern as Metaphor: Where the Tate Stands in a Post-Brexit WorldArchitecture News Share CopyAbout this officeestudio GonzaloGAOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationBenahavísSpainPublished on November 18, 2018Cite: “Owl’s House / estudio GonzaloGA” [Casa del Búho / estudio GonzaloGA] 18 Nov 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Most charities can now take secure online donations

Most charities can now take secure online donations  17 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 30 January 2001 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. According to a recent survey of charities by the charities Internet fundraising and e-commerce group, 51% of charities now have a secure online donation facility. Another 39% plan such a facility in the next 6 months on their site.Gareth Edwards, chair of the group, says: “This is a clear indication of charities now recognising that the Web will be a future source of major donations. Two of the charities surveyed received over £50,000 per annum, a clear taster of what is to come.”Future results of the survey will feature on UK Fundraising. Advertisement To join the efundraising group, contact Gareth Edwards at [email protected] read more

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Former Uber driver blames 2016 rampage on ‘devil’ app that ‘literally took over mind and body’ in never-before-seen interrogation tapes

first_imgKalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department(NEW YORK) — In never-before-seen interrogation tapes, Jason Dalton, the former Uber driver who pleaded guilty to a 2016 shooting spree in the Kalamazoo, Michigan, area that left six dead and two severely wounded, explained in detail how he claimed the ride-sharing app had “guided” him to kill unsuspecting residents.During the 2016 interrogation, tapes of which ABC News’ 20/20 obtained, Dalton told investigators that he’d been working for Uber for less than a week and had noticed something unusual about the mobile app.“The minute that I logged on, to be honest with you, I don’t know what happened,” he is heard telling investigators in tapes. “I know you guys are going to have a hard time believing this, but it literally took over (my) mind and body.”Watch the full story on 20/20 THIS FRIDAY, Feb. 22, at 9 p.m. on ABC.The shootings occurred on the evening of Feb. 20, 2016, as Dalton continued to transport Uber customers to their destinations.His victims included Tiana Carruthers, 28; Richard Smith, 53, and his 17-year-old son, Tyler Smith; Mary Lou Nye, 62; Mary Jo Nye, 60; Dorothy “Judy” Brown, 74; Barbara Hawthorne, 68; and then-14-year-old Abigail Kopf.Carruthers and Kopf survived the shootings.After Dalton was taken into custody, he was interrogated twice, separately by officers with the Michigan State Police and the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety.“He was a white male, salt-and-pepper-colored hair, wearing glasses. … He was short and heavy-set. … Besides that, nothing stood out about him,” Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety detective Cory Ghiringhelli told 20/20.Investigators spoke with him over the course of about four hours overnight and the next day. Dalton showed no emotion in the interrogation room, said detective Bill Moorian of the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety.“There was no fluctuation in his voice. He was just sitting there going through the motions that were going on and it was just unusual,” Moorian said. “[I] never had anybody like that before.”Investigators say that during the interrogation, Dalton was initially hesitant to talk with the officers, refusing to answer their questions and pleading the fifth. He did speak to them about his beloved dog, a black German shepherd, and even asked to call his wife, though shortly after she picked up the phone and a quick exchange, he hung up, telling officers he’d only wanted to hear her voice.Finally, however, he began to talk about the Uber app.Dalton claimed that he’d seen the symbol of the Eastern Star when he initially logged into the Uber app, Kalamazoo detective Ghiringhelli said.“That started this whole thing,” Ghiringhelli recounted from the interrogation.“I just tapped it and then there was like a devil head that popped up,” Dalton told investigators in the tapes. “It was some sort of like horned, horned head like a cow head or something. … I pressed that button and that’s where all the problems went after that.”Dalton told detectives that the Uber app had taken control of him.“You can drive over a hundred miles an hour and go through stoplights and nothing will, you can just get places. … When I tapped that, it said that I could say whatever I wanted to. … There would be no repercussion,” he said.Dalton said the app would start off red and then switch to black.“When it’s in that black mode, it literally has control of you,” he said. “It would do a little blink at me.”Ghiringhelli said that according to Dalton, the app gave him an assignment and he had to complete the assignment.“It was like he was a puppet,” Ghiringhelli told 20/20.The phone communicated with him, Dalton told investigators, instructing him on what to do. “One ding” meant “yes” and “two dings” signaled “no.”Dalton also told investigators that when officers pulled him over around midnight, ending the shooting spree, he’d almost reached for his gun but the phone had returned to red. Dalton said that’s why he did not shoot at the officers.“I was no longer being guided. … I mean, that’s not my nature to be that way,” he told detectives. “The minute that the app went from black to red. … I had my presence.”“I wasn’t believing any of it but if it’s something that’s gonna make him talk, you’re not going to shut him down,” Moorian said. “So, we just let him talk about it and we tried to encourage him.”Dalton also told investigators that prior to the shootings, he had not been sleeping and that was “not normal” for him.“I’ve mainly just lied down a few times,” he said. “I’ve been going for a long time. … I think I’ve been going for probably more than 24 hours.”He told them he had no idea how many people he’d shot and said that shootings had been totally random. He also revealed that he remembered shooting a child.Michigan State Police detective Sgt. Kyle Gorham said Dalton’s voice had changed “dramatically” when he spoke of shooting Kopf.“He felt badly for the child and the family of the child but he didn’t express any remorse for anybody else,” Moorian said.Kalamazoo County prosecutor Jeff Getting said that as far as they know, Dalton had no marital trouble, emotional trouble, criminal record or financial problems. Getting said there was also no evidence of Dalton’s being an extremist.On Jan. 7, nearly three years after the shootings, Dalton pleaded guilty to six counts of first-degree premeditated murder and two counts of assault with the intent to commit murder.The decision was a surprise as attorneys were preparing to select a jury for his criminal trial. A judge sentenced him on Feb. 5 to life in prison without the possibility of a parole.When reaching out to Uber for comment, a representative referred 20/20 to a 2016 call with reporters about the Kalamazoo incident, during which Uber’s then-chief security officer, Joe Sullivan said, in part, “I want to reiterate how devastated we are by these murders, and that our thoughts are with the victims’ families and the broader community in Kalamazoo. As the local police have made clear, the perpetrator had no criminal record, and if there’s nothing on someone’s record, then no background check is going to raise a flag. As this case has shown, past behavior may not accurately predict how people will behave in the future. This is where technology can help ensure safety before, during and after a ride in ways that was not possible a decade ago.”“We’re deeply committed to the safety of everyone on our platform, as well as the communities we serve, and we have a clear policy that prohibits having firearms in the vehicle,” he added.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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How unstable is the West Antarctic ice sheet?

first_imgIn the late 1970s, many people still thought that a cooling trend in the Northern Hemisphere heralded the next ice age. But some were already claiming that rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations, and the “inherent instability” of the land-based West Antarctic ice sheet (WAIS), threatened a sea-level rise that would displace millions of people in a matter of decades. By 1989, a series of warm years were feeding concern that a runaway green-house effect indeed spelt disaster for the world’s ice sheets. “WE COULD BE A CITY BY THE SEA” read a Cambridge Evening News headline and the Green Party took 15% of the British votes for the European Parliament – assessing the potential for disintegration of the polar ice sheets has been recognised as an urgent task.last_img read more

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first_imgThe EPICA (European Project for Ice Coring in Antarctica) Dome C drilling in East Antarctica has now been completed to a depth of 3260 m, at only a few meters above bedrock. Here we present the new EDC3 chronology, which is based on the use of 1) a snow accumulation and mechanical flow model, and 2) a set of independent age markers along the core. These are obtained by pattern matching of recorded parameters to either absolutely dated paleoclimatic records, or to insolation variations. We show that this new time scale is in excellent agreement with the Dome Fuji and Vostok ice core time scales back to 100 kyr within 1 kyr. Discrepancies larger than 3 kyr arise during MIS 5.4, 5.5 and 6, which points to anomalies in either snow accumulation or mechanical flow during these time periods. We estimate that EDC3 gives accurate event durations within 20% (2 sigma) back to MIS11 and accurate absolute ages with a maximum uncertainty of 6 kyr back to 800 kyr.last_img read more

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first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailiStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLNATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFSWashington 4, Milwaukee 3WOMEN’S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSConnecticut 99, Washington 87Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. October 2, 2019 /Sports News – National Scoreboard roundup — 10/1/19 Written bycenter_img Beau Lundlast_img

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Impact acquires 100% stake in South African offshore exploration rights

first_imgThe company has secured approval from the South African Government to take over the rights The Tugela South exploration right is located offshore of eastern South Africa. (Credit: Pixabay/Keri Jackson.) Impact Oil & Gas, an Africa-focused oil and gas exploration company, has acquired the 100% stake in Transkei & Algoa Exploration Right and the Tugela South Exploration Right, offshore South Africa.The company acquired the stakes from ExxonMobil Exploration and Production South Africa and Equinor South Africa, who agreed to relinquish their 40% and 35% working interests respectively in the Transkei & Algoa Exploration Right and the Tugela South Exploration Right.Impact has secured approval from the South African Government to take over the rights.Impact Oil & Gas CEO Siraj Ahmed said: “Southern Africa is a strategically important exploration province for Impact, so we are delighted to be taking forward the exploration of these blocks.“We thank the teams at ExxonMobil and Equinor for their collaboration and invaluable contributions to our exploration of these area.“Impact is now focused on building upon the substantial work done to date by the previous JV partnership and progressing our active farm-out process.”Details of the two exploration rightsLocated offshore of eastern South Africa, the Transkei & Algoa exploration right covers an area of about 45,838km² in water depths up to 3,000m.Impact had initially secured the licence  as a technical cooperation permit in 2012. It was followed by an application for an exploration right, which was granted in 2014.The Tugela South exploration right is located offshore of eastern South Africa and covers an area of about 9,054km² in water depths up to 1800m.Impact stated that the Transkei block benefits from 12,000km of 2D seismic data, which was acquired between 2013 and 2018.In this March, the Transkei & Algoa joint venture received all of the 2D seismic data, processed to depth.Impact exploration director Philip Birch said: “Impact sees significant exploration potential in South Africa, in particular in the Transkei and Algoa areas, where recent data has allowed us to map some very exciting leads.”last_img read more

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