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By Sally Armstrong

Charlotte Taylor lived within the entrance row of background. In 1775, on the younger age of twenty, she fled her English state condo and boarded a boat to Jamaica together with her lover, the family's black butler. quickly after attaining shore, Charlotte's lover died of yellow fever, leaving her by myself and pregnant in Jamaica. within the sixty-six years that undefined, she may locate safe haven with the Mi'kmaq of what's present-day New Brunswick, have 3 husbands, 9 extra kids and a lifelong courting with an aboriginal guy. utilizing a continuing combination of truth and fiction, Charlotte Taylor's great-great-great-granddaughter, Sally Armstrong, reclaims the lifetime of a dauntless and strange lady and promises residing background with all of the drama and sweep of a novel.

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"Every summer season of my formative years, we might go back and forth from the kinfolk cottage at Youghall seashore to go to my mother's prolonged extended family in Tabusintac close to the Miramichi River. And at each collecting, simply up to there will be chickens to chase and newly lower hay to jump in, so there will be an abundant serving of reports approximately Charlotte Taylor. . .

She used to be a lady with a "past." The potboilers approximately her ran like serials from summer season to summer time, at weddings and funerals and every time the extended family got here jointly. She wasn't precisely awarded as a gentlewoman, even though it was once stated that she got here from an aristocratic relatives in England. Nor used to be there a lot that appeared genteel in regards to the individual they consistently known as "old Charlotte." phrases like "lover" and "land grabber" drifted down from the supper desk to the place we young children sat at the ground. there have been whoops of laughter at her indiscretions, by way of sideways glances at us. yet for the entire tales handed round, it used to be transparent the kinfolk nonetheless had a robust appreciate for a girl lengthy lifeless. We owed our very life to her, and the anecdotes the older new release instructed recommended that their very own fortitude and guile have been kinfolk features handed down from the ancestral matriarch. for so long as i will be able to take into account, I've attempted to visualize the genuine lifestyles Charlotte Taylor lived and, extra, how she ever survived."

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We have seen a representative sample of definitions of risk on page 25, though there are many others. The word risk is said to derive from the early Italian risicare, which means ‘to dare’. To dare implies the freedom to choose, and possibly to fail. Dice is a game of luck, of pure chance, of pure hazard. Whilst lots of things have potential for harm (al zahr), managers can choose to dare, and decide how and when to respond to hazards. This choice influences the likelihood of the harm occurring and the severity of this harm, should it occur.

Some readers will be familiar with terms such as ‘ALARP’ (As Low As Reasonably Practicable) and ‘so far as reasonably practicable’, but these are beyond the scope of this book. Suffice to say that there is an established hierarchy for risk response (treatment), known as ‘ERIC’, as follows: • Eliminate – terminate exposure to the hazard • Reduce – reduce the exposure • Isolate – contain the hazard by physical or other means • Control – other means, including safe systems of work, training and so on.

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