' endlessly inquisitive brain saw him relentlessly pursue all manner of industrial breakthroughs at the heart of the Victorian era.
In other fields, Parkes
also worked out how to produce oils and paraffin from coal and shale, as well as how to extract precious metals through the desilverisation of lead.
"He was just a gorgeous guy and I just loved all the music and his love songs," said Lynette Mar, who was set to board the 1950s-era diesel "Blue Suede Express" to celebrate her 60th birthday with friends in Parkes
With Owen Williams back on club duty with Gloucester and Jamie Roberts having headed back to Harlequins, Parkes
has emerged as the favourite to start against the Boks in Wales' autumn finale.
That leaves Scott Williams, who is nursing an ankle niggle, twice-capped Osprey youngster Owen Watkin and Parkes
as the only recognised centre options.
History teacher Kirsty Parkes
was sacked from her role at a high school in West Lothian in 2013 following an internal investigation.
The family of 68-year-old June Parkes
said they saw "justice done" after a coroner claimed she would have survived had a necessary hospital transfer taken place sooner.
Like another very good recent book from Oxford University Press--Sarah Cole's At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland--Adam Parkes
's A Sense of Shock packs additional punch because of the synchronicity, very lightly implied but nonetheless potent, between the aesthetic and political questions of its historical subject and those of our own.
, 46, had seen his GP numerous times to deal with stress and work-related anxiety before he took his own life last June.
The annual Elvis Express to Parkes
was attended by hundreds of Elvis fans and impersonators who were there for the 2014 CountryLink or TrainLink Parkes
Elvis Festival which will run from Wednesday, Jan.
, 45, claimed it was an "act of revenge" after Muslim extremists burned poppies in West London on Remembrance Day in 2010.
, 45, served in Northern Ireland and the Falklands during the late 1980s and early 1990s before leaving the army to care for his sick mother.