Craft online – Carolina Belles http://carolinabelles.net/ Tue, 22 Nov 2022 04:43:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://carolinabelles.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-25-141x136.png Craft online – Carolina Belles http://carolinabelles.net/ 32 32 Can you learn music production online? Answering your most frequently asked questions about music production training https://carolinabelles.net/can-you-learn-music-production-online-answering-your-most-frequently-asked-questions-about-music-production-training/ Tue, 22 Nov 2022 03:20:15 +0000 https://carolinabelles.net/can-you-learn-music-production-online-answering-your-most-frequently-asked-questions-about-music-production-training/ Is learning music production online a real option? Photo by Nunzio La Rosa Contents Different ways to learn music online What’s the best way to learn music production online? Learning music production online can be a great way to improve your skills as a producer. What Point Blank Online offers students Is Point Blank online […]]]>

In today’s digitalized world, there is no shortage of online resources for those looking to learn music production.

While nothing can replace the experience of working with a professional producer in a studio, there are plenty of tutorials and courses on the web that can teach you the basics of music production. And with a little practice, you might have a knack for it. So, if you’re wondering if it’s possible to learn music production online, the answer is a resounding yes!

Different ways to learn music online

You can learn just about anything online these days, including music production. Whether you want to learn the basics of DJing or become a seasoned producer, there are plenty of ways to get started.

A popular option is to take an online course. These courses can provide a comprehensive overview of music production, from choosing the right equipment to mixing and mastering your tracks. Another option is to watch online tutorials. These can be great for learning specific techniques or tips and tricks.

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Technical education as a solution – :::…The Tide News Online :::… https://carolinabelles.net/technical-education-as-a-solution-the-tide-news-online/ Wed, 16 Nov 2022 04:40:15 +0000 https://carolinabelles.net/technical-education-as-a-solution-the-tide-news-online/ The wind revealed the belly of Senator Ike Ekweremadu, who served three times as Deputy Speaker of the Senate. It was as if someone had moved the linchpin of his house of cards, given his ongoing setbacks in the organ harvesting saga, and now the provisional confiscation of 40 assets scattered across the globe. Indeed, […]]]>

The wind revealed the belly of Senator Ike Ekweremadu, who served three times as Deputy Speaker of the Senate. It was as if someone had moved the linchpin of his house of cards, given his ongoing setbacks in the organ harvesting saga, and now the provisional confiscation of 40 assets scattered across the globe. Indeed, he deserves our pity, but he should also welcome our scrutiny since he is a public servant. Before he became embroiled in the unsavory organ harvesting saga that put him and his wife behind bars in the UK, he must have seen a sign in the sky that a storm was coming. was preparing. And, that sign in the sky was none other than the 2016 report, titled: “Dubai Property, An Oasis for Nigeria’s Corrupt Political Elites”.

The report was published by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The main dataset for the report has been collected from a compilation by UAE-based property and real estate professionals. The dataset, also called the ‘Sandcastles data’, linked prominent Nigerian politicians to 800 Dubai properties worth N164 billion in 2020. It turns out that Atiku Bagudu and Ike Ekweremadu did excellent performance. However, the report also lists around 20 former and serving governors, seven former and serving senators, current and former heads of government ministries, departments and agencies, and a host of other real estate owners in Dubai.

A fortnight ago, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja upheld a request by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the provisional confiscation of around 40 land properties allegedly acquired with the proceeds of corruption. The affected properties include 10 properties in Enugu, 15 in Abuja, nine in Dubai, three in the US and two in the UK. The chicken did indeed roost for the embattled senator. At this point, we cannot say for sure where the pendulum of justice will swing, especially given that the senator has been incarcerated in the UK since June 23. Some might even question the rationale for the EFCC to pursue this line of action at once. when the person in question is unable to defend himself properly.

I have my suspicions too, but that’s a story for another day. But what worries me here is the vanity of Senator Ekweremadu. If it is true that these 40 properties are expressly owned or linked in some way to Senator Ekweremadu, it sends a very bad message to hard working Nigerians for a living. We all know that the salary and allowances of a Nigerian senator are common knowledge. Therefore, it is very easy for every interested Nigerian to make a simple appraisal to show how impossible it is to own such a bulk of real estate on a senator’s salary.

For example, the 2016 report revealed that Ekweremadu was connected to eight properties in Dubai, with a total estimated value of $7 million. The report also linked the senator to two properties in the UK bought between 2008 and 2011 with an estimated value of £4.2million. So what did he do with each of them when Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has no home outside of Nigeria? Aliko Dangote can afford to own a property in any part of the world, but he is not fascinated by vanity. The multi-billionaire made his counter-intuitive posture at the 2019 Mo Ibrahim Foundation. According to him, luxury items are distracting and time-consuming. He said, “I don’t have a vacation home anywhere. I don’t have a house anywhere but I know people who work for me…they have houses in London.

“But you see, a lot of people, even the younger ones, we have to be very careful because one of the biggest problems with us as Africans is that we spend our projected income. “Once you start doing Business [and] it starts to go well, but rather than investing more in the business, you start spending thinking the profits will keep coming. “There are ups and downs in business, so you have to be very focused.” During a service of thanksgiving and awards ceremony at St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church, Asata, Enugu in 2013, the (then) Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi , echoed the same sentiment when he lamented the level of greed among politicians in Nigeria.

He lamented the situation where public office holders use public funds to amass wealth, while the masses are allowed to simmer in abject poverty. He said: “The level of greed in Nigeria is overwhelming, where people cannot see the suffering of others, they just accumulate wealth. For me, it’s time to go. “I wonder why a person should own houses in Ikoyi, Asokoro, Dubai and he doesn’t use them for anything. People hoard what they don’t need. This is madness. The level of greed in Nigeria is intolerable. But the senator is set to lose 40 multi-million dollar properties as his constituency is littered with abandoned and unfinished projects.
It is unfortunate that the senator is currently being held in the UK until his organ harvesting case is called in January 2023, otherwise, Nigerians would have loved to hear from him how he was able to acquire all these properties.

Because even though he took his salary of 1.5 million naira plus the 13 million naira allocated to him for running his office, it is still a pittance compared to the value of one property held abroad. As Nigerian entrepreneurs seek every means to finance and grow their businesses here in Nigeria, Ekweremadu and his colleagues have been kept busy with illicit financial flows. They are the reason why we have a forex crisis that continues to shred the value of the Naira. Just last week, the Naira was exchanged for almost 900 naira to the dollar in some quarters, but these politicians don’t care about anything except themselves. By the way, how many bedrooms can someone who owns nine properties in Dubai sleep in per night? Or how much does the senator pay in tax for his property in the UK? Meanwhile, the Federal Medical Center in Enugu is in dire need of medical equipment.

What if the senator built a world-class hospital in his community with the money he invested in Dubai? Also, how many CT Scan machines are there in the whole of Enugu State? What about primary and secondary schools in his constituency? Can we begin to imagine what changes he might have brought to the school system in Enugu State? I pity him, but his people deserve better, not only in their legislative abilities, but also in their position as a paragon of integrity. His failure in this regard is a signal specimen of the plague that is ravaging and intoxicating the Southeast.
As for Senator Ike Ekweremadu, if these assets belong to him, I would like him to spend the money invested in infrastructure, education and health in his riding. Unfortunately, his colleagues may never learn from his misadventure, most would say it can’t happen to me. But, Nigerians hope to see the long arm of the EFCC deal similarly with other politically exposed persons on Sandcastle data.

By: Raphael Pepple

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1,000 residents of Saba benefit from craft training | Daily Express Online https://carolinabelles.net/1000-residents-of-saba-benefit-from-craft-training-daily-express-online/ Sun, 13 Nov 2022 09:07:55 +0000 https://carolinabelles.net/1000-residents-of-saba-benefit-from-craft-training-daily-express-online/ Kota Kinabalu: Some 994 people have undergone and are currently undergoing craft training under the Special Program for Indigenous Peoples (PKAN) at the Craft Heritage Center (PWK) of Yayasan Sabah College of Technology (YSCT), since its launch in 2016. ADVERTISING The Chief Minister’s wife, Datuk Juliah Salag, said that out of this figure, some 94 […]]]>
Kota Kinabalu: Some 994 people have undergone and are currently undergoing craft training under the Special Program for Indigenous Peoples (PKAN) at the Craft Heritage Center (PWK) of Yayasan Sabah College of Technology (YSCT), since its launch in 2016.

The Chief Minister’s wife, Datuk Juliah Salag, said that out of this figure, some 94 people were attending the training course this year. 2016 including RM880,000 for this year.

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NAFEST intensifies its economic activities in Lagos https://carolinabelles.net/nafest-intensifies-its-economic-activities-in-lagos/ Fri, 11 Nov 2022 04:20:49 +0000 https://carolinabelles.net/nafest-intensifies-its-economic-activities-in-lagos/ The ongoing National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) cultural market in Lagos has been declared open for commercial activities, with different pavilions promoting Made in Nigeria products. The Chief Executive of the National Arts and Culture Council (NCAC), Chief Olusegun Runsewe, organizer of the festival, told the cultural market that the essence of the […]]]>

The ongoing National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) cultural market in Lagos has been declared open for commercial activities, with different pavilions promoting Made in Nigeria products.

The Chief Executive of the National Arts and Culture Council (NCAC), Chief Olusegun Runsewe, organizer of the festival, told the cultural market that the essence of the market is to ensure that Lagos State, the host state of NAFEST, is benefiting from a certain level of economic stimulus.

He noted that the market was also meant to showcase Nigeria’s fine arts and crafts to the world, urging state delegates to visit the market to patronize locally made handicrafts.

“Nigeria is well endowed. This market must show creativity in Nigeria,” he said.

Earlier, Ms. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, said, “Having commerce around the festival is strategic.

“I implore Nigerians who have come to Lagos for NAFEST to visit the market place with the aim of buying our handicrafts and arts.

“I appreciate Lagosians for hosting Nigerians. After this festival, Nigeria will be stronger and bigger.

Meanwhile, the ongoing National Arts and Culture Festival (NAFEST) has continued to create a commercial mood for Lagosians as more than 29 states and the Federal Capital Territory from across the federation arrive at the Center of Excellence from Lagos State.

With most of the events concentrated in the National Institute of Sports section of the Surulere National Stadium, while the Onikan Stadium on the island is reserved for the opening and closing programs.

The two sites and other areas near the sites benefit from the right of reception.

The performances at the opening ceremony of the iconic festival were described by some revelers who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews as electrifying.

Cultural exhibitions showcased the unique elements of dance, masquerade, occupation, arts, crafts, songs and acrobatic performances, etc.

These states include Rivers, Bayelsa, Ondo, Ekiti, Lagos, Benue, Abia, Kaduna, Niger, Ogun, Oyo, Nassarawa, Jigawa and Katsina.

The other states are Edo, Kogi, Gombe, Delta, Kano, Zamfara, Osun, Kwara, Imo, FCT, Ebonyi, Taraba and Yobe.

Some states also showcased unique aspects of their culture during the performance, highlighting their major concern, arts and crafts.

Partygoers were excited as colorful masquerades also performed, revealing the real and intriguing African culture.

Earlier, Chief Runsewe noted that if Nigeria is to become great again, the culture of the nation must be continuously promoted.

He said Nigeria was the most united nation so far, adding that the nation’s lost glory could be revived through the exploration of culture.

Runsewe, who referred to how Lagos State has contributed to global growth in sports, tourism and entertainment, said culture is also a real tool in eradicating poverty in the country. .

He commended Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos for his efforts to ensure that the 35th NAFEST is held in grand style.

He described Sanwo-Olu as a man with a passion for tourism, arts and culture.

“Today we have 29 states here in Lagos celebrating our diversities and our cultural heritage. For me, this is the best country in the world,” he said.

Ms. Akinbile-Yusuf urged Nigerians to visit the state known as the City of Excellence and Aquatic Splendor.

“I want to implore everyone here present, especially our contingents from other states across the country, to take the opportunity of this festival to explore the abundant tourism potential in different parts of Lagos State.

“Here in Lagos, our nightlife remains top notch, being a 21st century economy.

“You’ve heard of the popular phrase ‘Eko for Show’ which echoes the creativity, pomp and ceremony unique to Lagosians,” she said.

]]> It’s worth it | ‘EVE Online’ Uprising Expansion Release Date Set for Next Week, Showcasing New Ships https://carolinabelles.net/its-worth-it-eve-online-uprising-expansion-release-date-set-for-next-week-showcasing-new-ships/ Tue, 01 Nov 2022 18:11:00 +0000 https://carolinabelles.net/its-worth-it-eve-online-uprising-expansion-release-date-set-for-next-week-showcasing-new-ships/ EVE is a community-driven massively multiplayer online (MMO) game, set in a world of galactic proportions. This online universe is governed by a hyper-capitalist economy where spaceflight is the channel of all exchanges, communications and conflicts. Your mission is to establish yourself as a major competitor, trusted by your friends, feared by your enemies. To […]]]>

EVE is a community-driven massively multiplayer online (MMO) game, set in a world of galactic proportions. This online universe is governed by a hyper-capitalist economy where spaceflight is the channel of all exchanges, communications and conflicts. Your mission is to establish yourself as a major competitor, trusted by your friends, feared by your enemies. To do this, your main tools – besides an impressive array of sophisticated equipment, customizable starships and in-game corporations – will be your natural business acumen, social skills, Machiavellian thinking and cunning combat strategies.

Set tens of thousands of years in the future, EVE Online is a breathtaking journey to the stars, to an immersive experience filled with adventure, riches, danger and glory. With nearly a quarter of a million subscribers worldwide living in the same virtual universe, EVE features a vast player-driven economy where your greatest asset is the spaceship, designed to suit your needs, skills and specific ambitions. EVE offers professions ranging from commodity trader to mercenary, industrial entrepreneur to pirate, mining engineer to battle fleet commander or any combination thereof and much more. From negotiating trade deals to warfare, you’ll have access to a wide range of sophisticated tools and interfaces to forge your own destiny in EVE.

CCP Games has announced that EVE: Insurrectionthe latest narrative expansion for space MMOs EVE online, will be launched on November 8, 2022.

With redesigned battle lines and a call to arms heard across New Eden, Capsuleers will now be able to pilot 16 new Navy ships. Each empire is set to receive new frigates, battlecruisers, destroyers, and dreadnoughts, giving players more ways to fight, explore, and interact as they seek to carve out a role for themselves in the universe.

EVE: Insurrection brings a series of new content and features as well as numerous graphical and performance improvements to EVE online. The Future of Warfare has arrived with an intense, combat-focused Faction Warfare update. Enlisted players can claim territory on behalf of their empire and engage other factions via new “Frontlines”: bringing pilots closer to the front of the battlefield to gain rewards and strategic advantages over their enemies. As Factional Warfare evolves with more changes, players will see the battlefield of New Eden pose new challenges, threats, and unintended consequences.

With the Heraldry system, players can now show off their colors with corporation and alliance emblems that can be placed on their ships. Corporation and Alliance Emblems will serve as an introduction to Heraldry, with many more customization options to come, such as Citadel SKINS and holograms.

Check out your new ships:

DREADNOUGHTS

  • Minmatar – Naglfar Fleet Issue: Bringing the notoriously massive firepower of the Naglfar, the Navy variant also offers increased versatility thanks to the powerful combination of double armor, improved shield repair bonuses and additional utility slots, this which gives him more flexibility on the battlefield with an energy neutralizing capital.
  • Caldari – Phoenix Navy Issue: The Phoenix’s massive precision-guided missiles and heavy shields have always made it popular. Along with the increased damage, its new target painter bonus synergizes with missiles, allowing the ship to better apply its damage to targets.
  • Amarr – Revelation Navy Issue: Long considered a premier specimen of Amarr military muscle, the Revelation has undergone an overhaul, with increased bonuses to damage, energy transfer and armor resistances, making it a sky monster.
  • Gallente – Moros Navy Issue: The Moros stock has always had a knack for unleashing horrific damage. Her Marine upgrade improves armor repair strength while increasing range, an upgrade that makes her another formidable option for the battlefield!

DESTROYERS

  • Minmatar – Thrasher Fleet Issue: The Thrasher has always been known for its phenomenal speed. Her Marine iteration, however, picks up the pace even further, adding faster guns to the mix in the form of increased turret fire rate and a signature radius bonus that allows her to dance between shots. bigger opponents.
  • Caldari – Cormorant Navy Issue: Presenting pilots with a piercing option for sniping, the Cormorant Navy Issue also brings a bonus shield booster that allows for strong defensive repairs. It’s a menacing combination of range and shield!
  • Amarr – Coercer Navy Issue: The classic Coercer has received the navy overhaul it deserves. Introducing a reduction in the need for Energy Neutralization Capacitor and a bonus for armor HP, the new Coercer takes the potential of heavy armored ships to new heights.
  • Gallente – Catalyst Navy Issue: With a reduced plate mass penalty and a bonus to armor repair, the perennially popular Catalyst Navy rework now offers increased damage and better armor agility . Spare a thought for all those caught in the crosshairs of its turrets.

BATTLECRUISERS

  • Minmatar – Cyclone Fleet Issue: Redesigned with over a decade of technical advancements, this Cyclone marine version can launch an impressive volume of missiles in a very short time. He speaks a simple language – that of complete destruction.
  • Caldari – Ferox Navy Issue: Immensely powerful, the powerful armor of the Ferox Navy Issue makes it capable of single-handedly reducing entire squadrons to smoking wreckage. It also presents itself as one of the most flexible ships in New Eden, suitable for all sorts of situations.
  • Amarr – Prophecy Navy Issue: Adhering to the Amarr doctrine of super heavy armor and powerful energy weapons, the Prophecy Navy features streamlined onboard drone control systems, creating additional space to allow for more advanced crystal focusing technology, bringing additional long-range energy weapons to its menacing loadout.
  • Gallente – Myrmidon Navy Issue: Bringing distinct webification drone technology, the upgraded Myrmidon proves a powerful combination; the drones being able to trap distant targets, allowing this spiked column of destruction to slowly fall on its prey.

FRIGATES

  • Minmatar – Probe Fleet Issue: This ship brings powerful firepower and elegant data-mining capabilities, which also makes it capable of cracking encryption codes and opening the hulls of a diplomat’s shuttle .
  • Caldari – Heron Navy Problem: The reconnaissance and exploration capabilities of the Heron Navy come with enough firepower to seize and hold any new discoveries…or devastate intruders on the fringes of Caldari space.
  • Amarr – Magnate Navy Issue: Combining dedicated scanning probe launcher processing capability and enhanced energy weapon systems, the Magnate Navy Issue delivers a potent combination that elevates the craft beyond the expectations of what may be the frigates.
  • Gallente – Imicus Navy Issue: Significantly improved drone capabilities combined with special processing systems give this ship the ability to locate likely targets and shoot them down with an impressive array of weaponry.

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compact and shady ‘pokok tanjung’ | Daily Express Online https://carolinabelles.net/compact-and-shady-pokok-tanjung-daily-express-online/ Sun, 30 Oct 2022 11:44:31 +0000 https://carolinabelles.net/compact-and-shady-pokok-tanjung-daily-express-online/ WHEN a city advances in progress and development, it is certain that the finer tastes and the enjoyment of life may follow close behind. These can include exotic drinking establishments in posh hotels and shopping resorts, personal pleasure joints such as professional massage facilities, five-star casinos and gambling dens, cave spas, etc., all uniquely motivated […]]]>
WHEN a city advances in progress and development, it is certain that the finer tastes and the enjoyment of life may follow close behind. These can include exotic drinking establishments in posh hotels and shopping resorts, personal pleasure joints such as professional massage facilities, five-star casinos and gambling dens, cave spas, etc., all uniquely motivated by the easiest possibility. to loosen the wallets of the rakyat and dry up their contents.

Many participants cannot escape the loss of bundles and bundles, especially in games of chance where only the den operator can be assured of win-win results. Everyone else just fattens his bank account, with the consolation that losers also get tattered bragging rights.

However, there is another category of winners which are considered perpetual winners. These are also blessed with the ability to enjoy the finer things in life without having to lose the shirt off their back. The method is simple – just acquire a few high-quality, elegant, perennial ornamental plants that can last for generations.

Examples of these ornamental plants included the finely tended and trained bonsai, adeniums and pachiras, also known as money trees, and other varieties. Interestingly, many tycoons keep many such plants which are expensive to own and are considered status symbols. In places like China, Vietnam, Taiwan, and even Malaysia and Singapore, these ornamental plants are expensive and reveal the status of the owner.

But many ornamental plants such as shrubs and small trees make wonderful accents on home grounds or in public spaces. These trees can be of the flowering or non-flowering type, with compact, loose and airy, broad and spreading, or tall and columnar, globose, stepped or conical crowns. All of them are very high value and elegant, especially in their aesthetics.

Many of them also produce very small leaves like rain tree and drumstick tree, or very large leaves like ketapang and ficus elastica. But between the small and large leaves are intermediaries such as the leaves of pokok tanjung or tanjung tree, a fairly common ornamental tree that is widely planted in kampungs, towns and cities.

A 5 year old sapling.

The leaves are elliptical and entire with a smooth wavy margin.

A pokok tanjung flower.

Tanjung trees, known botanically as Mimusops elengi, also have other common names such as bunga tanjung, medlar, mengkulah, and Spanish cherry. Most countries in this region use the common name pokok tanjung to identify the tree even though the botanical name is unknown to most. The native distribution of the tree extends from South Asian countries such as India, Myanmar and Sri Lanka, to Asean and northern Australia.

As an ornamental tree, pokok tanjung is a medium-sized evergreen perennial tree that typically reaches 10 to 15 meters in height. The crown is usually very compact and completely filled with countless thick, leathery dark green leaves. These are elliptical in shape with a pointed apex, the leaf blade being entire and bearing a smooth but wavy margin. This results in the creation of a dense but beautiful thick bushy canopy that is usually 70-80% wide in width unless they are regularly pruned and trained.

For this reason, pokok tanjung trees are commonly used to make very good shade trees in many planting patterns, whether used to set up avenue or line plantings, cluster plantings, individual or scattered plantations.

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As such, they are often seen planted in gardens and recreation parks, along city roads, and even in small towns and villages. With such a strong, compact crown and exceptional shading ability, it doesn’t need super brains to see the benefits these trees can bring to the landscape, the environment, the birdlife, and most valued of all, the cool, dense shade that can please tired dudes who need to rest or snatch forty winks.

At the start of flowering, several clusters of flowers are produced and borne along the branches in the leaf axils. The flowers are small, usually about 1.0 cm in diameter, and bear numerous individual elongated narrow petals borne in a whorl that are white in color but often tinged with a light pale yellow.

Even though the flowers may be small, they pack a noticeable punch in the form of its sweet fragrance that permeates the air around the tree, especially in the evening and early morning when the air is still and calm. After the flowers have faded, the next to come onto the scene are the green fruits. These appear to be plump and oblong with a short pointed top. As they ripen, they first turn orange and then dark red, with each fruit producing a single hard seed.

Ripe pokok tanjung fruits are plump and feel smooth and soft to the touch. However, too much mollycoddling and squeezing can result in crushed fruit with a reddish mash pulp and fully exposed naked seeds. It doesn’t matter because the soft, gooey pulp can be swallowed and the seeds saved for planting. Unfortunately, the fruits of pokok tanjung are not as sweet as carandas and carissa plums, Buncosia or the ubiquitous mango.

Nevertheless, a large tree can produce several fruit baskets which can be made into honey desserts, jams, purees, pies, pickles, preserves, syrup, pudding, fruit vinegar, wine, etc. A smart and enterprising kampung should be able to turn this into a buzzing and thriving business to help lift the rural poor out of abject poverty.

Besides the above, there are multiple other uses that cover just about every part of the tree. For example, large trunks make very good wood that can be used for home and office interiors. A good carpenter can see the value of such wood and is therefore able to monetize the item which otherwise would have been thrown away by the uninformed.

Pokok tanjung wood is strong, hard and resilient with a characteristic tint from which skilled carpenters are able to accentuate the fine qualities of beautiful grain and impressive pattern. Upon request or to order, these materials can be sourced and then worked by expert craftsmen to create stunning wooden products that complement the beautifully attractive indoor decorative plants in homes and offices of the who’s who of high and powerful. The idea is that if you can enjoy life by opting for the best and the most expensive, why not?

In traditional medicine, the flowers, fruits, seeds, bark and leaves are used in many countries to relieve minor ailments. More than that, it is best to consult a certified doctor where they are trained to examine health issues. Generally, the fruits are edible in any form whether processed or in raw form.

The flowers can be made into steeping tea for its refreshing effect, while the fresh flowers can be used to flavor bath water for a fragrant aroma after washing up.

The soils needed for planting pokok tanjung are very simple and easy to find. A three-tonne truck that supplies and delivers topsoil to the compound of gardening enthusiasts can cost several hundred ringgits. Rather than dabbling on this instead of buying a kambing leg, a large piece of beef, and several chickens for the family table, it may be advisable to get a few bags of dirt each time you return to kampung. Plus, digging the ground is a very beneficial exercise, which ultimately means it’s a win-win situation when viewed from all angles.

Starting a pokok tanjung from seed can take an extremely long period of time as it is often forgotten due to the long wait. A faster method is to use stem cuttings or layering, the latter giving a very high success rate.

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Seeds taken from ripe fruit ready for sowing.

A pair of immature green fruits.

A bowl of ripe fruit ready to eat (left). Ripe fruit sliced ​​to reveal pulp and seeds (right).

Usually, well-rooted layers are planted in polybags or small pots, but as they grow and grow, they are moved to the ground where their position is permanent. Simply select a site that is not flooded or too wet or waterlogged for a given period. Then prepare the usual planting hole and finish planting the sapling.

Sometimes large concrete planters can also be used to plant tanjung pokok. Large reinforced concrete cylinder culverts can be used to good effect to grow such trees. In such a situation, the tree may be restricted in its growth and development, thus keeping its size small and easily manageable for many years.

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Photo student hones skills at MHCC https://carolinabelles.net/photo-student-hones-skills-at-mhcc/ Thu, 27 Oct 2022 22:35:27 +0000 https://carolinabelles.net/photo-student-hones-skills-at-mhcc/ “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you filmed is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you’ve forgotten everything. – Aaron Siskind, famous American photographer Photo by Aquilina Larkins Art is something that comes in many forms. Some we can see with our eyes, some we can smell, and […]]]>

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you filmed is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you’ve forgotten everything.

– Aaron Siskind, famous American photographer

Photo by Aquilina Larkins

Art is something that comes in many forms. Some we can see with our eyes, some we can smell, and some we can feel with our hands.

One thing is certain: beauty and appreciation are in the eyes of the beholder. What makes art is the ability to create and capture emotions – sometimes pride, sometimes sadness, and sometimes love. It is also said that art, or the artist who creates it, is sometimes so powerful that just looking at a painting or listening to music can bring some people to tears.

The discussion of art appreciation brings me to one of our own, CSMC student Aquilina Larkins, who is majoring in photography and is about to earn an associate degree in art.

Whether we’re talking about creativity or artistic vision, seeing Aquilina’s work left me speechless, with a mix of intrigue and emotion. I myself have witnessed the pure power of a true artist with his art, his magic, his moving people. The Avengers and the X-men have their superpowers; Larkins has his camera.

Alongside her studies, she works as a professional photographer in the hope of opening her own studio. She has done professional gigs like portraits for friends and loved ones, weddings and other festivals, with most of her work coming from word of mouth. His sports photo recently made the cover of The Advocate, to rave reviews.

Looking at her wedding or family photos, you can’t help but feel like you’re there. The joy on the face of the bride is simply captivating, for example. Photos taken of competing athletes capture the aura of victory that surrounds victors. As I said before, “Aquilina is Utopia”, a title deriving from the emotion I feel when looking at her work.

Aquilina Larkins, 2nd year photography student

When asked how she produced such captivating images, Larkins said she had been taking pictures since she was in elementary school. Fast forward 10 years, and here it is. As for everyone who influenced her photography, she said a bit of YouTube content (very little), but she was mostly self-taught and lived through years of trial and error.

“Good things don’t just come to us; we have to make it happen,” is a credo she lives by, she said.

Yet when asked who the biggest influencer is today, she said the person who honed a lot of her skills was Mt. Hood photography teacher David Strohl.

From my perspective, the photography program here at the MHCC is one of the best in the region. I’m not talking about the facilities or the equipment – ​​it’s as good as any other program. I am referring to embedded media instructors and support staff.

As director of photography faculty at Mt. Hood, Strohl said, “Our primary goal is to further develop the future of our students in photography as well as other aspects of life – [since] it is a competitive market. We teach lighting, sharpening techniques and storytelling.

To relate Strohl’s own experience and teaching credentials, we have to go back about 12 years. He began teaching at the Art Institute in Austin, Texas, then took a job at the MHCC nine years ago. During his time as a professional photographer, his work was recognized by the prestigious Communication Arts group (an organization that recognizes the best illustration and design artists across Europe as well as the United States and Canada.

He describes his own artistic values ​​with names such as “community” and “celebration”.

Strohl also leads the video content creation section within the photography department.

Regarding the IM program, he said, “I will teach my students all about photography and all the unexpected career paths that are available.”

Based on his own experience, “If the student wishes, like Aquilina, I teach him technical skills and creativity [so that] once they complete the program, they will be ready to work as professionals.

Strohl still has regular art shows, which readers are encouraged to judge for themselves. And a simple integrated media mantra that leads to success: “Be nice, work hard, and wear the right shoes.”

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Ossining and Briarcliff Chambers to host Spooktacular Fall Fest https://carolinabelles.net/ossining-and-briarcliff-chambers-to-host-spooktacular-fall-fest/ Tue, 25 Oct 2022 10:53:11 +0000 https://carolinabelles.net/ossining-and-briarcliff-chambers-to-host-spooktacular-fall-fest/ A collaboration between the Great Ossining and Briarcliff Chambers of Commerce and Club Fit, Briarcliff. “Our chambers are working together to promote the North State Road business district and increase awareness of this important enclave of local businesses and restaurants. We encourage pedestrians, cyclists, locals and visitors to frequent this local business corridor », declares […]]]>

A collaboration between the Great Ossining and Briarcliff Chambers of Commerce and Club Fit, Briarcliff. “Our chambers are working together to promote the North State Road business district and increase awareness of this important enclave of local businesses and restaurants. We encourage pedestrians, cyclists, locals and visitors to frequent this local business corridor », declares Dr. Gayle MarchicaPresident of the Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce.

The Spooktacular Fall Fest will take place on Saturday October 29, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.. This Spooktacular event will be a fun fall experience for kids, adults, and friendly pooches. There will be a costume contest for kids and doggies and a crazy hat contest for adults. Prizes were donated by local businesses.

Wacky Inflatables will be on hand with fun rides and challenging games. There will be face painting, a Spooktacular photo booth, and crafts for kids. What would an event like this be without some of our favorite foodies? Wanna Empanada, Wrappers Delight and Reggae Boy are set for a day of tasty cooking. On tap, Six Degrees Brewery will serve craft beer and cider. We will also feature two New York State distilleries, Springbrook Hollow and Cooper’s Daughter.

The Ossining Police Athletic League sponsored entertainment stage will host popular local bands and Ossining’s own DJ, Johnny G. Special thanks to River Towns Music Group for booking the music and arranging the entertainment program:

12 p.m.: Spooktacular Fall Fest kicks off

12:00-12:30 p.m.: DJ Johnny G

12:30-1:30 p.m.: Rock Briarcliff School

1:30-2:30 p.m.: Animal parade and costume contest

2:30-3:30 p.m.: Cross Purpose Group

3:30-4:00 p.m.: DJ Johnny G

4:00-5:00 p.m.: 3B’s Band

There will be vendors featuring artisans, new and local small businesses, organizations, the Ossining Police Department and SPCA dog adoption. Many of these entrepreneurs were featured in the pop-up Ossining Saturday Market. And of course, you don’t want to miss a lot of tricks and treats!

Event sponsors are always a welcome support and we thank companies and organizations for always lending a “hands-up”. Special thanks to club fit, River Towns Music Group, Rock-Briarcliff School, DJ Johnny g, Cross-use tape, Band 3Bs, ENU versions, Pediatric Dentists Briarcliff, IQ contract, river log, Latin American Business Coalition, BAC packageand our stage sponsor-Ossining PAL. Their generosity is greatly appreciated.

The Chamber of Commerce will have a special tent with LOVE OSSINING products. Mugs, t-shirts, magnets, pens and keychains will be available for purchase. Our merch was specially designed by artist Ossining, Mary Ellis. Both chambers will also be available to answer any questions about opening a small business in Ossining and Briarcliff.

If you’re taking part in the Briarcliff Ragamuffin Parade in the morning, come to Club Fit and join us for more Spooktacular fun. We can’t wait to see everyone at Spooktacular Fall Fest on Saturday, October 29 (rain date October 30) at Club Fit Briarcliff, 584 North State Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510.

For more information, contact Dr. Gayle Marchica, President, Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce at 914.886.5043 or ossiningchamber@gmail.com

Visit the Chamber’s website at www.ossiningchamber.org for a list of providers.

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ROME (AFP) – Two children have died and at least five women have been injured when a fire broke out on a ship carrying migrants from North Africa to the Italian island of Lampedusa, authorities said.

Migrants make the dangerous crossing of the Mediterranean in leaky, overcrowded boats as they flee war and poverty in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

“In agreement with the Maltese authorities, a coastguard patrol boat was sent from Lampedusa to the area and recovered 38 migrants, including the bodies of two minors,” said a statement from the island authorities.

According to Italian media, the two dead children whose bodies suffered burns were aged one and two. A 25-year-old pregnant woman believed to be the mother of one of the victims was reportedly taken to hospital and another woman is said to be missing.

An explosion apparently occurred on board the migrants’ boat, which may have been due to a gas canister or fuel ignition, the coast guard said.

The Sicilian public prosecutor’s office in the city of Agrigento has opened an investigation because the survivors were transferred to Lampedusa, a regular point of arrival for migrants from Tunisia or Libya. The island’s mayor, Filippo Mannino, has urged European Union (EU) chief Ursula von der Leyen to come and see the consequences for herself.

“I have been mayor for barely 100 days and I have already counted five deaths,” he said.

More than 76,000 people have reached Italy so far this year, compared to 50,000 at the same time last year. So far this year, 1,269 migrants have gone missing trying to cross the Mediterranean, which the International Organization for Migration says is the world’s most dangerous route for would-be migrants.

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Double-barreled brewery! – Well, hello October! – Read today online https://carolinabelles.net/double-barreled-brewery-well-hello-october-read-today-online/ Wed, 19 Oct 2022 10:05:55 +0000 https://carolinabelles.net/double-barreled-brewery-well-hello-october-read-today-online/ Welcome to Double-Barrelled’s October monthly column – your one stop shop for all things beer in the Ding! Now you might have heard of us already – tucked away just off Portman Road, we’re Double-Barrelled: Tilehurst’s small independent craft brewery. Keep your eyes peeled for the city’s pumps and you’ll be sure to find fresh […]]]>

Welcome to Double-Barrelled’s October monthly column – your one stop shop for all things beer in the Ding! Now you might have heard of us already – tucked away just off Portman Road, we’re Double-Barrelled: Tilehurst’s small independent craft brewery. Keep your eyes peeled for the city’s pumps and you’ll be sure to find fresh pints of our Keller Lager Ding and juicy Pale Ale Parka at some of Reading’s favorite bars, pubs, restaurants and haunts!

Luci and Mike, co-founders

Autumn is always a special time for us as a brewery – the nights are starting to roll in and things are getting cozy in our on-site Taproom and Bottle Shop. Nestled in the heart of the brewery, the Taproom is the ultimate craft beer experience – the freshest beers poured on the site where they were brewed, served by our passionate, friendly and competent team. Open four days a week from Thursday evening to Sunday afternoon, always with pop-up street food available on Fridays and Saturdays, this is sure to be your new favorite spot in Reading! This month it’s all about dark beers – don’t miss our new Stout Layers – a complex blend of rich, roasted black malts brought together for a comforting and indulgent seasonal beer – delight!

And the beer experience doesn’t stop there either dear reader – would you like to check it out? Of course you do! Book one of our famous brewery tours and tasting sessions for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of our state-of-the-art brewery – learn about our beers, the specialty ingredients that make them unique, our processes and our philosophy – in other words, what makes Double-Barrelled, Double-Barrelled! All of this of course complemented by a tutored tasting of our beers to put this newly acquired knowledge into practice! Go to www.doublebarrelled.co.uk/tours to book.

So you’ve arrived at the Taproom and you know something about DBgreat! But what if you’re in the middle of town and want to sample some of our freshest beers? It’s time to head over to our friends at Blue collar corner – four appetizing food vendors brewing some of the Ding’s tastiest dishes plus nine double-barrel beers always on tap, including the exclusive Blue collar beer! Made in reading, by reading and for reading.

We are also delighted to announce our fourth anniversary this month – it’s well four years of Double-Barrelled! From brewing in our garage to battling the challenges of COVID to growing our small business, four years have certainly passed. And what better way to celebrate than with a big party?

Join us at the Taproom on saturday 12e November where we will open our doors and welcome you all to the biggest Oktoberfest of the year. Spread over two sessions from 1-5pm and 7-11pm, expect to see 18 different double-barrel beers on tap, including an exclusive first pour of our anniversary beer. We’ll be joined by local street food starlets Makan Malaysia for a banquet of Malaysian goodness, and with a birthday cake from local baker extraordinaire KB Eats. Tickets are £10.00 each, including entry, a commemorative drink, your first birthday beer and all those delicious little touches that make our events so memorable. Get your tickets now through Eventbrite or just scan the QR code at the bottom of this column and we’ll see you there!

Want to see what it’s all about but can’t make it to the brewery? Do not be afraid! With all our beers available online for next day delivery and our local delivery in the Dingmobile every Friday go to www.doublebarrelled.co.uk – with crisp lagers, hoppy lagers and tart ales there is something for everyone! Tell you what, why not take 10% off your first order – just use the code WELCOMETODB at the register.

That’s it for October friends! Have an amazing month filled with good times, good friends and even better beers. Want even more juicy news from the brewery? Be sure to follow us on our social media channels below!

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