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n.1.(Zool.) A tern.
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But Chris Spurling, said to be there at the time, later revealed it was staged.
She added that the centenary event had also included a special cake, which was cut by Mary Spurling, who had been invited along as guest of honour.
Club secretary Peter Spurling, who runs a business maintaining golf buggies between Aberdeenshire and Shetland, believes the myth that half the course does not exist could be having an effect on the organisation's bank balance.
The visitors led courtesy of an own goal after just five minutes, Rowling levelling half an hour later before Spurling put the hosts ahead 20 minutes into the second period.
Tim Spurling, general manager for the Middle East & Africa, Garmin added: "Garmin is very excited to be launching Garmin Pay with Emirates NBD, one of the premier banking institutions in the GCC."
Rick Spurling, President and Chairman of Mutual, said, "Joanne, given her extensive experience with media liability risks, is a perfect fit for Mutual.
Yours sincerely Anthony Powell PS I expect you know Hilary Spurling's Handbook to a Dance (Heinemann), which is very good and amusing.
Scott Spurling, 23, had been watching the match at the Allstars bar in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, on July 11.
The firm is now run by Darren Spurling, a nephew of the designer, who bought the company from its founder two years ago having been a part-owner for several years - and he has ambitious plans for expansion.
Diane Spurling and the bloodied woman began to walk away when Turyna pulled a revolver and fired five shots before Steven Spurling struck Turyna's arm, knocking the gun loose and detaining him until police arrived.
Hilary Spurling was appointed biographer to Powell nearly 40 years ago, on the understanding she would leave it as long as possible to put pen to paper (the author of the 12-volume A Dance to the Music of Time knew all about playing the long game).
Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time, by Hilary Spurling. London: Hamish Hamilton, 2017.