Sark

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team sports

and Alderney. Sport


legal term

, as the "patois", a French term meaning "regional language". Only a few examples of Auregnais survive in written form. It is closely related to the Guernésiais (Guernsey), Jèrriais (Jersey), Sercquiais (Sark) dialects of the neighbouring islands, as well as Continental Norman (Norman language) on the European mainland. Under the Interpretation Act 1978 of the United Kingdom, the legal term '''''British Islands''''' (as opposed


main victory

are the Barclay brothers? first Chris last Tryhorn date June 23, 2004 * Stelios Haji-Ioannou who was quoted as saying: "I have no UK income to be taxed in the UK." Source: David Leigh, Monday, July 10, 2006, The Guardian. Victory Day marks the end of World War II in Europe, specifically the capitulation of Nazi (Nazism) forces to the Allies (Allies of World War II) (the United Kingdom, Soviet Union, France, the United


extremely strong

'Signore', Portuguese 'Senhor' and Spanish 'Señor', which in addition to meaning 'Mr' is used to signify a feudal lord. Florina In ''The Currents of Space'', Florina is the home of "kyrt," a fiber-producing plant that grows only on Florina, and which is woven into an extremely strong yet beautiful cloth. It is in practical serfdom to the planet Sark. "Sark" means "shirt" or "dress" in Scots dialect

, and "Florina" means "little flower" in more than one language. Florina In ''The Currents of Space'', Florina is the home of "kyrt," a fiber-producing plant that grows only on Florina, and which is woven into an extremely strong yet beautiful cloth. It is in practical serfdom to the planet Sark. "Sark" means "shirt" or "dress" in Scots dialect, and "Florina" means "little flower"


team title

since before the formal policing agreement with Guernsey first began); secondly through the designation of a member of the Guernsey Neighbourhood Policing Team as a dedicated point of contact for Sark authorities; thirdly by means of regular visits and patrols by Guernsey-based


radio play

interest in theatre. His father died that year and left his house in Hillside Gardens in Wallington (Wallington, London), Surrey to Mervyn. ''Mr Pye'' was published in 1953, and he later adapted it as a radio play. The BBC broadcast other plays of his in 1954 and 1956. April * April 8 – Privy Council (Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council) of Sark dismantles its feudal system (feudalism) to comply with the European Convention on Human Rights. ref>


natural life

: news.bbc.co.uk 2 hi europe guernsey 7258214.stm title Europe | Guernsey | Sark agrees switch to democracy publisher BBC News date 22 February 2008 accessdate 1 February 2014 Some Sark residents have complained that the new system is not democratic and have described the powers the new law granted to the Seneschal, an unelected member whose term the new law extended to the duration of his natural life, as imperial or dictatorial. The Court of Appeal has


events related

publisher ''Time (Time (magazine))'' accessdate 11 December 2008 Dame Sibyl also wrote ''Maid of Sark'', an historical romance published in 1939; set in the 16th Century, it incorporates events related to the defence of the island against the Bretons. * The novel ''Appointment with Venus'' by Jerrard Tickell is set on the fictional island of Armorel, which is presumed to be based on Sark. The 1951 film (Appointment with Venus (film)) of the book used Sark as a principal location. * Sarah Caudwell's ''The Sirens Sang of Murder'' (1989) is partly set in Sark. French literature Maurice Leblanc's novel ''L'Île aux Trente Cercueils'' (translated in English as ''The Secret of Sarek'') features an island called Sarek, off the coast of Brittany, and bears obvious similarities to Sark. In the story, gentleman-thief Arsène Lupin rescues Véronique d'Hergemont from a local superstition requiring the death of thirty women to appease vengeful spirits. Television The 1986 television adaptation of Mr Pye by Mervyn Peake and starring Derek Jacobi was filmed on the island. The original short story is also set on Sark. Sark featured in the 6th episode of the fourth series of ''The New Statesman'', ''The Irresistible Rise of Alan B'Stard'' and also in the Jersey-based television detective series ''Bergerac (Bergerac (TV series))''. Part of the seventh episode of the second series of World War II television drama ''Enemy at the Door'' takes place in Sark. La Coupée features in a number of scenes. Sark, and in particular the Gouliot Caves, features in episode 8 of series 3 of the BBC television series ''Coast (Coast (TV series))''. Sark was featured in Episode 3 of the 2009 ITV (ITV (TV network)) television series ''Islands of Britain (Islands of Britain (TV series))'', presented by Martin Clunes; islanders involved in the programme included Alan Blythe (Constable) and Rossford de Carteret. Sark was featured on the ITV2 programme ''Holiday Showdown'' where one family chose Sark as their holiday destination. In episode 2 of the 2009 ITV mini-series ''Collision (Collision (TV series))'', Guy Pearson (played by Nicholas Farrell) says, "I'm moving to the Channel Islands: Sark. No cars on Sark, it'll be heaven." In John Shuttleworth's ''Southern Softies'' (2009), John and his crew cannot find anywhere to stay on the island. Series 7 and 8 of the BBC television series ''An Island Parish'' follows the Anglican priest and Methodist minister on Sark. See also * List of Seigneurs of Sark References


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picturesque architecture

, by landscape, and by views of picturesque architecture. In 1873 he visited Normandy, Belgium and Holland; in the following year he spent several months in Sark. Meanwhile in his watercolour work he had been adding more of breadth and power to the tenderness and richness of colour which distinguished his early pictures, and he was planning more complex and important subjects. But his health had been gradually failing, and he was ordered to Lympstone in Devonshire where he

Sark

'''Sark''' ( In 2011, Sark was designated as a Dark Sky Community (Dark-sky preserve) and the first Dark Sky Island in the world.

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