King-Smith


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King-Smith

(ˈkɪŋˈsmɪθ)
n
(Biography) Ronald Gordon, known as Dick. 1922–2011, British writer for children; his numerous books include The Sheep Pig (1984) and the Sophie series
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Windfarm opponents Sue King-Smith, Anne Heads, Kirstie Murphy, Susanna Jones and Sue Hall
The attorney general also met Ambassador Alastair King-Smith, head of international counter-extremism at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
As Beresford King-Smith tells us in Crescendo!, his history of the CBSO published to mark its 75th anniversary, admission standards were high: "The new choir was to be young and fresh-sounding, so an upper age limit of 45 was set."
Beresford King-Smith, who has been the choir's musical director since 1993, says: "On April 13 we will join Dutch choirs to sing in the Lockhorstkerk in the beautiful old university city of Leiden, where the Pilgrim Fathers were hospitably received prior to their setting off for the New World.
The Sheep-Pig, which was adapted into Babe in 1995, brought Mr King-Smith worldwide fame.
He said this while talking to Alastair King-Smith, Deputy Political Counsellor of British High Commission, who called on him in the Parliament House.
The seminars began earlier this month with a talk on 'What causes tear film breakup?' by Professor Ewen King-Smith, from Ohio State University, and was followed on Wednesday (October 29) by William Holmes, who spoke on 'The effect of colour deficiency on the conspicuity of objects in everyday visual scenes:
Dominic King-Smith, fqubed's VP of Business Development.
In her earlier "Patterns of Connection" series, King-Smith located the place in a portrait photograph where the spirit could be seen by equating long-dead faces with trees and landscape.
King-Smith grew up in Gloucestershire and worked for 20 years as a farmer before being forced to quit.