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Mark Almond is a writer and Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... A fellow in the broadest sense is someone who is an equal or a comrade. ... College name Oriel College Named after Blessed Virgin Mary Established 1324 Sister College Clare College, Cambridge Trinity College, Dublin Provost Sir Derek Morris JCR President Frank Hardee Undergraduates 304 Graduates 158 Homepage Boatclub Oriel College (in full: The House of Blessed Mary the Virgin in Oxford commonly called Oriel College...


Almond holds a Master's degree (M.A.), and is the chair of the British Helsinki Human Rights Group; he has served as an election observer in a number of countries including Georgia and Ukraine. He has been critical of perceived Western interference with democracy, such as the activities of George Soros. His research interests lie in 19th Century and 20th Century Central-Eastern Europe; he has written a biography of Nicolae and Elena Ceau┼čescu and a study of the Bosnian War in its historical context. He has recently been teaching a course on 18th Century France, focusing on the writings of Alexis de Tocqueville. He should not be confused with Marc Almond. A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate or graduate course of one to three years in duration. ... The British Helsinki Human Rights Group, often abbreviated to the British Helsinki Group, is an Oxford-based non-governmental organization which monitors human rights in the 57 member states of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). ... George Soros George Soros (pronounced ) (born August 12, 1930 in Budapest, Hungary as Schwartz György) is a financial speculator, stock investor, philanthropist, and liberal political activist and donor. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... Nicolae CeauÅŸescu (IPA ) (January 26, 1918 - December 25, 1989) was the leader of Communist Romania from 1965 until shortly before his execution on December 25, 1989. ... Elena CeauÅŸescu. ... This is a history of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Alexis de Tocqueville Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville (July 29, 1805–April 16, 1859) was a French political thinker and historian. ... Marc Almond (born Peter Marc Almond) is a popular singer and recording artist who originally found fame as half of the seminal synthpop/new wave duo Soft Cell. ...


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Author of a number of books on subjects such as revolutions and post-Soviet states. He also writes articles for national papers such as New Statesman, National Review, and The Mail on Sunday. The New Statesman is a left-of-centre political weekly published in London. ... National Review (NR) is a conservative political magazine founded by author William F. Buckley, Jr. ... The Daily Mail and its Sunday edition the Mail on Sunday are British newspapers, first published in 1896. ...


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Almond Joy (all about almonds) by Mark Vogel - Food Reference Food Facts (753 words)
Almonds are nutritional powerhouses and contain calcium, folic acid, magnesium, potassium, and vitamins B2 and E. They have been purported to lower cholesterol, prevent cancer, and assist in weight maintenance.
Almond extract is a mixture of almond oil and ethyl alcohol and is used mostly in baking.
Almonds are also employed in savory dishes such as couscous, rice, stuffings, chicken, and certain fish such as the classic trout almandine.
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