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Down by the Seaside - ... Megan could imagine what they looked like to the people in the back row: two figures, minute, producing more emotion than any organism made out of water and carbon should be able. They played sparkling pieces—Liszt, bells, Chopin—simple adaptations that made Megan lose herself in the music, but even more so in the stunning silences that followed; those miraculous instants before the applause would swell into a roar when Arthur would have no choice but to grin and bear it, his signature frown quirking upwards into a smile....   [tags: personal narrative] 877 words
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Seaside Resorts in Today's Society - ... Not only then was bathing considered healthy but also the air of the seaside was also considered useful to the restoration of health; by the end of the eighteenth century we see that bathing and visiting the seaside became quite fashionable. The need for people to come to these resorts to have a healthier life and cure illnesses drove the development of the first seaside resort. Because of the fact that the visits to these resorts were increasing the need to cater to people also increased. By the nineteenth century people who went to the seaside increased enormously, contrary to what was happening before, now visitors to the seaside were not ill but just wanted to boost their health and...   [tags: recreational environments, vacation] 1219 words
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Summer Internship at Seaside Communications - This year, Seaside Communications has done an excellent job of providing local students with great summer employment. So much more important than just "summer employment" are the experiences and opportunities that this great company has provided to its summer-time employees. Seaside Communications has demonstrated a great connection within their district by really establishing their "Seaside In Your Community" logo with full hearts through events, flyering, and phone calls. First, starting off on the summer employment with Seaside Communications, the new employees were introduced to events....   [tags: Business Management] 871 words
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Cromer's Development as a Popular Seaside Resort - Cromer's Development as a Popular Seaside Resort The statement in the question is very definate and does not allow for the fact that there may have been other factors that helped Cromer to develop. It is basically saying that it was completely down to Clement Scott that this happened. However, I think that there were other factors which contributed equally if not more than Scott. Between the 1870s when Kelly's Directory described Cromer as a "fashionable bathing place" and 1908 when it was already being described as a "seaside resort and bathing place" many things happened to affect the development of Cromer....   [tags: Papers] 879 words
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The Seaside Music Festival Wrap Up-May 21st and 22nd - The Seaside Music Festival Wrap Up-May 21st and 22nd In the early 1900s it was a challenge to come up with a scheme to build on oceanfront property and attract people to come there. Now, generations later, the little town of Seaside Heights has received so much attention that it’s a wonder they haven’t transplanted The Brooklyn Bridge to Toms River just so tourists would be more comfortable crossing into the land of sea, sun and sin. The lure of Seaside Heights has attracted every legion of people from all over the tri-state area to this family oriented town for years....   [tags: Event Analysis ] 1431 words
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Weston-Super-Mare's Growth as a Seaside Resort - Weston-Super-Mare's Growth as a Seaside Resort From the mid to 1800's onwards, seaside resorts became increasingly popular as holiday destinations for Royalty and the upper class, then later on for the middle class and working class. There are a number of reasons for why Weston managed to succeed in being a popular seaside resort and why Portishead did not. In 1864 Birnbeck Pier was built in Weston. The pier, which connected the mainland to an island (the first of its kind in Britain) opened in 1867....   [tags: Papers] 509 words
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The Effect of Tourism in the Seaside Towns of Cromer and Southend-on-Sea - The Effect of Tourism in the Seaside Towns of Cromer and Southend-on-Sea Tourism is the world’s fastest growing industry. Every country in the world is putting significant amounts of money into tourism. It increases the amount of income coming into the area. IT means there will be better Facilities, such as shops, transport etc… Employment rises. Roads are better looked after, and the economy becomes greater. Yet tourism also has its disadvantages. It produces more litter in the initial and surrounding areas....   [tags: Papers] 3469 words
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The Key Features in the Development of Seaside Holidays from 1901 to the 1930's - The Key Features in the Development of Seaside Holidays from 1901 to the 1930's Seaside holidays were pioneered in the late 1800's and quickly became popular. By the beginning of the 20th century they were even more popular with more people actually having the money and free-time available to go on holiday. One reason for this rise in popularity was the decreasing number of hours people worked in a week. A 100 years ago, the average length of a manual workers week was 55 hours....   [tags: Papers] 492 words
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Holidays in Albania - Have you ever thought about having exciting and incredibly cheap vacations. Albania might be the right choice. According to My Travel Guide, Albania is ranked the fourth among ten places worth visiting in Eastern Europe (“Top 10 Eastern European Destinations”). One can encounter three kinds of vacations in this Mediterranean country: winter, summer, and cultural. The ideal places to spend your winter vacations are the Albanian Alps. They are situated in the northern Albania, where tourists have discovered amazing mountains, landscapes with isolated charm-full valleys, and ancient traditions....   [tags: Travel]
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Vacationing in Albania - According to My Travel Guide, Albania is ranked the fourth among ten places worth visiting in Eastern Europe. One can encounter three kinds of vacations in this Mediterranean country: winter, summer, and cultural. The ideal places to spend your winter vacations are the Albanian Alps. They are situated in the northern Albania, where tourists have discovered amazing mountains, landscapes with isolated charm-full valleys, and ancient traditions. The valley of Valbona is the first picturesque landscape you should visit.While walking along this valley, you will hear the strong gurgling sound of the water....   [tags: Europe, Eastern, Traditions] 1192 words
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Most Important Changes Ushered in by The Industrial Revolution in Britain - Most Important Changes Ushered in by The Industrial Revolution in Britain The industrial revolution saw many changes to Britain from work to transport. A very important change was the development of the railway system. The railway system changed the face of Britain forever. The development of the railways meant that Britain could become a superpower. The railways changed Britain in many ways from social to economic. An economic change that occurred during the creation of railways was a new level of trade....   [tags: History, Britain, Industrial Revolution] 845 words
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Illustrating Nature in “Dover Beach” by Mathew Arnold and “Calm is all Nature as a Resting Wheel” by William Wordsworth - ... The poet uses “sweet is the night air” to show us how lovely and peaceful the night looks and smells when everywhere is filled with clean and smokeless air. The poet makes the seaside look like a cool and calm place on that night. Then, the poet uses “Listen” so as to shift the reader’s attention from visual imagery to auditory imagery. The beauty of nature can not only be seen, but can also be heard. The poet uses listen with an exclamation mark, to grab the reader’s attention, leaving the reader alert and eager to hear what he has to say.He goes ahead to mention the “grating roar of pebbles”which is a harsh sound produced by the pebbles as they are moved by the roaring waves that “draw...   [tags: imagery, peacefulness, harmony] 836 words
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Teen Pregnancy is a Growing Problem in the United States - ... While the cost of raising a child is expensive it does not compare to the toll it takes on this future family who without knowing it are setting themselves up for an endless poverty cycle not only for them but also for their children. The poverty cycle is described as when families and generations cannot escape poverty because of limitations and social determinants by the Christian Reformed Church (para. 1). It is known that a lot of teen parented families have to rely on someone else for money whether it is their parents or the government....   [tags: rural counties, childbearing, poverty] 1100 words
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Scott Liss & the Sixty-Six- The Blackpool Letters - Scott Liss & the Sixty-Six- The Blackpool Letters Liss and crew are poster boys of risk here, mixing many expansive musical influences and scoring big on “The Blackpool Letters. I admired the skill and patience spent culling sounds and sculpting flytrap arrangements on this cd. As Scott says, “watching it take shape as the songs and through the production is the best part. I love the creative process the most. I could spend days, weeks, in the studio doing nothing but writing and recording, experimenting with sounds and techniques.” Produced by Liss in conjunction with Paul Ritchie, (Parlor Mob) the disk owes its edgy dark sound in part to Scott’s penchant for alternate tunings, especially...   [tags: Music Review] 1254 words
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The Development of the Travel and Tourism Industry and the Factors Affecting it Today - The Development of the Travel and Tourism Industry and the Factors Affecting it Today Contents The development of the travel and tourism industry Page 3-4 Factors that have led to the growth in travel and tourism Page 4-6 Future developments in travel and tourism Page 6-7 Factors affecting the travel and tourism industry today Page 8-9 Bibliography Page 10 The Development of the Travel and Tourism Industry Throughout history, people have travelled across Britain for purposes of trade, education, religion and to fight in battles....   [tags: Papers] 2105 words
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Contribution of Countryside Tourism to the UK Travel and Tourism Industry - Contribution of Countryside Tourism to the UK Travel and Tourism Industry Across the UK there are 4 main categories of tourist and visitor attractions. These categories are: · Large City/Large Town, · Seaside, · Countryside/Village, · Small Town. The table above shows that; domestic trips to the countryside area, has now gone into second place out of the 4 categories of tourist and visitor attractions. Over recent years (since 2000) there has been a slight decrease from 24% (2000) to 22% (2003)....   [tags: Economics] 1043 words
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Treasure Island - A Mirror Of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Childhood? - Treasure Island - A Mirror of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Childhood. Often there can be seen many parallels between a writer’s life and experiences and his or her works. A biographical approach to Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island is not easy, as at first sight the characters don’t have much in common with the author and up to the time the story was written, Stevenson hadn’t visited the West Indies or other exotic places. But there still are possibilities to link Stevenson’s biography with his work....   [tags: Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson] 1304 words
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Experimental Medication on Children with Autism and Fragile X Syndrome - Imagine being a parent who just had a baby. One’s baby doesn’t speak when it should, it stops walking, then finally it stops making eye contact. There is no communication at all. Surely, most parents would be concerned and take one’s child to a pediatrician to discover what is wrong. That’s when one is told the child has Autism or Fragile-X Syndrome. Knowing the difference between Autism and Fragile-X could potentially have a major impact on the choice one make when it comes to a child. As a result of using experimental drugs on children with Autism and Fragile-X Syndrome, children have been negatively affected, entire families have been negatively affected, and new disability characteristi...   [tags: health, psychiatry, disabilities]
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Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Georgia - Introduction Policymakers the nation over are currently looking for answers for check nursery gas emanations and to help us adjust to the looming effects activate by past outflows. The level headed discussion to date has principally concentrated on the apparent expenses of elective results, yet their can likewise be critical expenses of inaction. Environmental change will influence our water, vitality, transportation, and open health frameworks, and state economies as environmental change affect an extensive variety of critical investment divisions from agribusiness to assembling to tourism....   [tags: Climate Change Essays]
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New Urbanism in The Truman Show - The Town of Seahaven Island is spiritually uplifting, quaint, and completely artificial. Everything and everyone, including the main character, Truman, are predictable in habit and pattern. Nothing happens spontaneously or out of synch. When Truman steps out of his usual routine, the entire town must leap into choreography of damage control. Carefully anticipated, controlled perfection must be restored, but this portrayal of contemporary urban life, however exaggerated, may be inappropriate (Rees; 2003; 104)....   [tags: movies, films, film analysis] 1203 words
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A Different World to Tuscany, Italy - ... I had been used to seaside's with arcades full of slot machines, cafes selling food from Cornetto ice creams to the regular roll and sausage with ketchup and that strong smell of vinegar coming from the fish'n'chip shop on the pier. I was now in a small town in Tuscany. Everything was different, the food, the people, the beaches and most importantly the weather. There was bobbling heads of people swimming, laughing , surfers on their boards anticipating when the next wave will come, and vague shadows of boats afar belonging to the locals possibly out to catch fish....   [tags: personl narrative] 1117 words
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Mel Gibson’s "The Man Without a Face": A Cry against Discrimination - Mel Gibson’s The Man Without a Face is a touching story about a boy chasing his dream and his strange yet brilliant mentor, McLeod. In the film, Chuck Norstead is a troubled young boy from a broken home who finds a friend in the town outcast, McLeod. When the town discovers this friendship, they are quick to separate the duo and brand McLeod as a child molester, despite Chuck’s fervent denials. While this seems unjust and heinous, I cannot help but recall a certain story by the name of The Scarlet Letter....   [tags: Mel Gibson, Man Without a Face, Discrimination, ] 434 words
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What can a cigarette hide? - Lively tourists have invaded the coast of Nassau in a beautiful summer day. As the sea caresses the shore it fills the air with the loving sound of its waves thus creating a perfect romantic gateway. While people are enjoying the lovely weather in the seaside, a life changing moment is taking place in one of the tables in a waterfront restaurant in Nassau. The simple gesture of lighting a cigarette marks the beginning of a new life for Charlotte Vale. In the presented still image, we can see a fashionable young lady....   [tags: Film Critique] 754 words
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Initial Data Center Consolidation Plan - Initial Data Center Consolidation Plan Defense Management Data Center Table of Contents Introduction 3 Agency Approach, Rationale and Timeline 6 Agency Governance Framework for Data Center Consolidation 8 Agency Governance Framework for Data Center Consolidation 8 Initial Assessment 9 Appendix A: Initial Data Center Consolidation Plan Template.............................................10 Introduction The objective of the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) is to reduce the overall energy use and footprint of the DMDC data centers located in Seaside, CA; Auburn Hills, MI; Rosslyn, VA; and Alexandria (Beauregard), VA....   [tags: Business Management] 1137 words
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The Transformation of Auto Technology - Technology transforms auto safety, By Jeff Gelles, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Posted: 02/24/2011 11:55:15 AM PST, Updated: 02/24/2011 01:26:32 PM PST. Jeff Gelles offers a view about auto safety and the actions that car companies have taken. Features and gadgets frequently make the customers ride more pleasant occasionally remain as luxury options. Ford's Marisa Bradley said: "Our tech strategy is really about democratizing technology for the masses - rolling out technology that you would think would only be available on a higher-priced car." Some technology features to observe is land departure warnings, blind-spot warnings, drowsiness detection, & frontal-collision warning....   [tags: Autos, Car Insurance] 1417 words
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Warm House Lodge Business Analysis - ... 1.8 Insurances Insurances would cover the promises. 2. GOALS, MILESTONES, STRATEGIES 2.1 Goals and milestones Warm House Lodge intends to provide superior hospitality services and thus remain competitive in the market. We aim to create a dream holiday for guests who stay with us. Our well-trained staffs and excellent facilities will contribute to the enrichment of our products. In the next few years, we will keep our high standard accommodation and pay more effort to enhance the quality of our food services and recreational amenities....   [tags: hospitality enterprises] 1408 words
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An Affair to Remember - ... The seaside was glorious that day. Fate had surely chartered the courses of heaven to ensure that Sebastian's day went to plan. Oh, how he did love to be the seaside. Was she having an affair. As impossible as it may sound, it wasn't improbable. There are some desperate men around who would screw anything in a skirt; the leecherous bloodsucker had probably tricked some poor sap, some spot-riddled unfortunate, some blind man, into believing that she was worth it. She'd prey on people having a mid-life crisis, and make their lives miserable....   [tags: short story, racism] 2197 words
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Why Cromer Changed After the Coming of the Railways - Why Cromer Changed After the Coming of the Railways Before the coming of the railways Cromer was an established watering place, popular with the upper class. No other classes could take their holidays in Cromer because a horse drawn carriage, which was the only way to get to Cromer in those days, was too expensive. Then came the railways in the mid-nineteenth century and the fashionable watering places were available for all to enjoy. After the railways had been built, several factors came into play which would ensure that Cromer would never be the same again, transforming it into a popular seaside resort....   [tags: Papers] 949 words
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Coastal Erosion Problems in Walton on the Naze - Coastal Erosion Problems in Walton on the Naze The reason for doing this piece of coursework is to investigate the coastal erosion problems in Walton on the Naze. In this project I will be answering one main question: What should be done about the erosion of the Naze. Walton on the Naze is a seaside resort along the coast of Essex just 8 miles south of Harwich, it is the most easterly part of the Essex coastline and it is surrounded by the North Sea. Walton is situated in southeast England and in north Essex, near Clacton (11km direct), Colchester (27km direct), and Brightlingsea (19km direct)....   [tags: Papers] 2417 words
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A Movement for Wildlife Conservation - A Movement for Wildlife Conservation The Florida panther, Cape Sable seaside sparrow, and Kemp's ridley sea turtle are classified in different vertebrate categories, but they all have something in common; they are on the endangered list. These animals' lives, as well as hundreds of other species' lives, are in danger as their survivial and reproduction rates decline. Animals are becoming endangered primarily because of the effects human activities have on environmental change. Environmental concerns are causing changes through increasing amounts of water pollution and development and destruction of natural habitats....   [tags: Environment Nature Ecology Essays Papers]
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Motif #1 - In the craggy seacoast town of Rockport, Massachusetts stands one of the most painted and photographed landmarks in New England. (L’Ecuyer, 2009) As a picture perfect backdrop, many art galleries and tourist brochures proudly exhibit this renowned structure. Simply known as Motif #1, its historical as well as cultural significance to the town is displayed for all to see. The building was originally used as a fishing shack that housed fishing gear and fish since the American Civil War. (Bartllett, 2002) Motif #1 was built in 1880 on what is known as Bradley Wharf which gave fishermen easy access for storage....   [tags: Art ]
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New Urbanism - New Urbanism New Urbanism, a burgeoning genre of architecture and city planning, is a movement that has come about only in the past decade. This movement is a response to the proliferation of conventional suburban development (CSD), the most popular form of suburban expansion that has taken place since World War II. Wrote Robert Steuteville, "Lacking a town center or pedestrian scale, CSD spreads out to consume large areas of countryside even as population grows relatively slowly. Automobile use per capita has soared, because a motor vehicle is required for nearly all human transportation"1....   [tags: Suburban Developement Planning Essays]
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The Controversial Winter 2014 Sochi Olympics - While the Winter 2014 Sochi Olympics may be bringing lots of joy and excitement to fans in Russia and around the world, many controversies arise as to whether the choice of location was the best pick. Be it because of the geographic setting, the biased laws, the extraordinary infrastructure cost, or the deteriorating situation, many fans and viewers agree that they are facing physical and mental difficulties in trying to understand why the 2014 Winter Olympics are held in Sochi. Sochi is not one of the most popular and interesting cities in Russia....   [tags: winter olympics, sochi, russia] 598 words
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Llandudno Urban Study - Llandudno Urban Study Introduction Aim: 1. To study the land use pattern of Llandudno 2. To establish Llandudno's sphere of influence 3. To see the size of the CBD in Llandudno 4. To study Llandudno as a retail and tourism centre Hypotheses The hypotheses that I am going to use in this project are the following: 1. Llandudno has sphere of influence and this serves the hole of Conwy County; 2. The CBD can be found by the number of pedestrians; 3....   [tags: Papers] 1401 words
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