Oakley debuted the Eyeshade at the most important global sporting event, the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. For the Californian brand, it was close to home and that allowed Oakley to supply a diversity of athletes with Eyeshades, to create a notable chapter in product placement history. What made the Eyeshade so revolutionary, was its single piece, visor design..
After the tour, Oakley accompanied Betts back to his Florida home.At that point, Oakley recalls, he made a commitment to a musical career. “I couldn’t believe it,” he says. “There was a room, and in the room was a picture of my dad. The sunrise started and I primarily took HDR photos for an hour+ The morning was cloudy and it was raining a bit when I arrived, but had stopped luckily for my photo session. I took shots from every angle. So I will post standard HDR shots later this week! But after I had completed my HDR with my Nikon D300.
Steve Sims, aged 46 from Walcot, met cult fantasy fiction novelist Jasper Fforde, whose Thursday Next series of novels inspired him to begin his own work.Mr Sims was taking a course in creative writing at the University of Bath in Swindon, and Mr Fforde’s novels were used as part of the syllabus for the weekly course, run by the Division for LifeLong Learning at the Oakfield campus.Mr Sims spent a year writing the horror fantasy novel, The House, in his spare time after signing up to the course. The novel centres on a lost boy and his family’s journey to reclaim their son through a nether world of demons and adventure.He was one of 30 people, including past creative writing students, attending an invite only reading by Mr Fforde.The joint event with the town’s British Computer Society (BCS) is one of a number to mark the 50th anniversary of the leading organisation for IT professionals. Jasper will also present prizes to the winners of the BCS short story competition Write IT on the day.”His work is a valuable source of learning for students on the University’s creative writing courses and hearing him read from his new novel will be an inspiring experience.”The event is a reminder of how much Mr Sims, has achieved since he himself was a creative writing student at the campus in 2003.
Saw the lapped trucks and they gave me the opportunity to get there. I was, like, it going to be my only shot to get to the lead and get the lead to hold him off. Win Saturday tied Ron Hornaday with his 51st career camping World Truck Series win. We were very well looked after at all stages of the meal. Breakfast, cooked to order, was also well served, with every possible choice, again beautifully presented and tasty. We felt that the two nights at Oakley Hall were really delightful and were particularly pleased at having found such a good deal.Reviewed 25 October 2012 Brilliant Hotel, lovely location.We stayed at Oakley Hall in the Spring and couldn’t wait to return as it was by far the best hotel we have booked and such a wonderful deal with Travelzoo.