Sense impulses and biological urges are common to animal and man alike.
Derek was born in Oxford, England, where his parents ran the Clarendon Hotel. The family later moved to Chester, taking on the Blossoms Hotel.
After graduating from the Liverpool College of Art, now Liverpool University, Derek designed and painted the large sign hanging outside Blossoms Hotel, depicting St Lawrence, patron Saint of hoteliers. It was a considerable work of art; sadly, the present owners have re-painted the sign obliterating the original work.
For several years after moving to London, Derek worked for the Iraq Petroleum Company as a public relations officer, mounting exhibits in Baghdad and Cairo and several Arab countries.
At this stage of his life, he got into writing and editing. Due to the sequestration of the company, Derek temporarily moved to a large public relations agency. In he and his wife Carol moved to Canada, living in Montreal for eighteen months where Derek had been appointed editor of an Alcan Aluminum Company magazine.
Derek's interest in stamps developed in the s, when he built up a collection of mint King George VI stamps of Great Britain. He lost interest after the release of the Silver Wedding high values in and abandoned stamp collecting until he moved to Canada.
His wife actually revived his interest in stamps when, as a surprise birthday gift inshe bought him a mint set of the Canada Scroll issue of At this time he also met John Linder, who further developed Derek's particular fascination with the cent Bluenose stamp.
In the spring of Derek was offered and accepted a position with Shell Canada in Toronto, feeling more comfortable back in the oil industry that he had known for so long.
At that time there were many helpful people with whom to discuss the Bluenose. It was not long before Derek and his wife were actively buying every variety they could find, from imperforates to blocks, and constantly searching for the "the man in the mast" variety.
They attended almost all the numerous auctions of Jim Sissons and Bill Maresch in Toronto, and were in constant touch with specialists such as George Wegg and Art Leggett.
Auctions in New York, London, Ontario and other cities were not ignored in a somewhat excited determination by both of them to find every version of the stamp and details about the designer.
In he became editor of BNA Topicsa position he held for five years. After Vinnie Greene's passing inDerek wrote a three-part article featuring Vinnie's reminiscences about his years in Canadian philately and many of the prominent philatelists he had known.
In the early s Shell Canada decided to move their head office to Calgary but Derek, after winning several awards for design with the International Association of Business Communicators IABC for the Shell magazine, Sphere, decided to take early retirement.
Sadly, other than a little freelance writing, his creative life dwindled. He did however, remain an avid reader and loved music, in particular that of Mahler and Bruckner. Philatelically, in recent years he was quite interested in the Canadian imperforates of the s and 30s, and in helped Neil Donen with information for the latter's two-part article in BNA Topics.
He served as a gunnery instructor until his discharge in He continued his education, completing a PhD in Economics from Vanderbilt in While there he met and married Judy Elizabeth Herbert in ; they remained together until Judy's death in He was instrumental in establishing the Faculty Senate, as well as numerous other programs for faculty.
Clint also was very active in his community, serving on numerous boards as well as in several service organizations. Clint enjoyed a long philatelic life. His efforts on behalf of the society were recognized inwhen he was elected to the Order of the Beaver. Clint's philatelic interests centered on Canada Small Queens, for which he put together several excellent collections and exhibits, including a first class fancy cancel assemblage.
Clint was a gentleman of the first order, even-tempered, sound in judgment, and invariably polite at all occasions. His later cognitive impairment never interfered with a pleasant demeanor and delight in visitors.
Another of the greatest generation has passed. Victor Willson John S. It was Ed Richardson - still in Ithaca at the time - who brought him into the Society.
Aviation history was one of Jack's early interests; from thoughhe authored a number of BNA Topics articles on Trans-Canada Airline flights.
Although continuing to collect, he was diverted for a time by other interests, but returned to BNA philately with a focus on Squared Circles. Outside philately, his interests were diverse, and included classical music. He was a sports car enthusiast, and at one time raced at courses such as Sebring.
He once told his wife Rowena that his favorite race was the Mt. Equinox Hillclimb in Manchester, VT, which he won in An Alfa Romeo sedan was his personal use car. Those who knew Jack admired and respected him - an intelligent and thoughtful man with a sense of humor, always willing to share his thoughts and knowledge when asked.
Bill Walton, with notes from Bill Radcliffe Edward Ed David Wener Ed Wener, philatelist and stamp dealer, passed away peacefully on March 4,at his home in New Zealand, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of The Importance of Youth.
By Syed Kazim September, Morality 1. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) They should also play an important role to bring about positive change in society, and should work with an objective of making Islam prevalent over all the other ways of life. The youth is the stage of life when the .
Other essays and articles in the Literature Archives related to this topic include: Class and Social Critique in “Arms and the Man" by George Bernard Shaw • The Economics of Socialism.
George Bernard Shaw wrote Arms and the Man in during the Victorian era when most plays were lighter dramas or comedies in the vein of The Importance of Being Earnest, which was a play about manners and. This is what a successful digital transformation looks like, based on research into the characteristics of enterprises that have succeeded with transformations in real life.
How the world remembers: He was “the Lion of the Senate”, representing Massachusetts from until his death in This champion of social justice carried on the Kennedy legacy—hailed as America’s nobility—after his two brothers were tragically slain.
Hero - Importance of Heroes to Society. My Account. Essay about Importance of Heroes to Society. Essay about Importance of Heroes to Society It is important for youth to have heroes but society cannot ignore the facts and only report on the good side of those heroes.
Everyone is human, and they are going to make mistakes. Hopefully they. The youth’s role in society is to find out who they want to be and how they want to form that identity. The youth also play an essential role in adapting to and possibly even reshaping social norms.
Give importance to your ethics than money. 8. Always take stand for justice.
|Contributor Archives||Mein Kampf[ edit ] Adolf Hitler devoted three chapters of his book Mein Kampfitself a propaganda tool, to the study and practice of propaganda.|
|The Hero Project | Why do we need heroes?||Historical context[ edit ] The historical context within which Plautus wrote can be seen, to some extent, in his comments on contemporary events and persons.|
|Blog Archive||Jeanne d'Arc of China:|
|JJA Jazz Awards on Twitter||The young generation occupies a special place in social environment. It is very much part of society.|
In our society the youth of young people have many role.