Clive & Co

Clive’s thirty three year career in hairdressing began with an apprenticeship at Jingles International London. While with the company, he became a member of the Art team, splitting his time between the New York Academy, London academy, which he managed and traveling the world educating Hairdressers in places such as Europe, Hong Kong and North America.

In 1985, along with business partner Shaun McCarthy, Clive moved to the U.S. together they opened Shaun and Clive in Dallas Texas. After 10 years in business, Clive ventured out on his own, opening Clive and Company in 1997. Clive’s experience in both education and in the salon gave him the ability to successfully create a company based solely on service and quality. That ability still holds true today, as evidenced by Clive and Company’s consistent appearance on D Magazine’s Best Salons list.

In 2006, Clive was appointed Chairman of the Texas Cosmetology Advisory Board, a position he held for five years. He continues to stand as a firm pillar in the encouragement of the highest standards of knowledge and quality of service in the industry.

Clive moved to a new location near the Dallas Galleria in December of 2006.  His passion for architecture is reflected in the salon’s beautiful, modern, and elegant design.

In keeping with Clive’s commitment to excellence and its award-winning status, Clive and Co uses only the highest quality hair care products, Kerastase, Shu Uemura and Bumble and Bumble.  Both product lines are continually nominated and awarded the most prestigious honors in the industry and are designed to enhance the natural beauty of the hair.

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Clive Pies

Clive’s is the home of truly tasty organic “free from” foods – we make veggie pies in a wholemeal pastry, pasties in a lovely crisp shortcrust pastry, gluten free pies and cakes which taste amazing, and wholesome ready meals, made with lots of exciting fresh vegetables.

Everything we do is vegetarian (free from meat), free from all artificial flavours and preservatives and free from yeast. The majority of our products are now gluten free and nearly all are dairy and lactose free. Where we do use dairy – fresh organic mature cheddar in our cheese pie fillings; or eggs – fresh organic free range eggs in our luxury cakes, we insist in using Soil Association accredited suppliers to ensure the absolute best possible standards of animal welfare.

We are a true testament that ‘free from’ foods in no way have to compromise taste or flavour or conscience.

So who’s Clive and where did it all begin?

Clive started making vegetarian wholemeal pies nearly 25 years ago, from a small domestic kitchen on the edge of Dartmoor. He’s a bit of a legend in this part of Devon, but like all good pie-makers, he’s now retired. That where Sally and Chris Carson came onto the scene. We took over the business seven years ago. We’re still based in Buckfastleigh, in a converted woollen mill, and are still making pies and cakes with care, love and attention. The fundamental principles of fresh local organic ingredients, hand prepared in our own kitchen is the cornerstone of what we’re about. We don’t mass produce. Everything is hand made in small batches to ensure the best quality.

We’re lucky to be located in one of the most beautiful and luscious parts of the country – Dartmoor and the South Hams are both areas of outstanding natural beauty. We’re very aware of how lucky we are and thus take local environmental issues seriously. We do what we can to minimise our environmental impact through local sourcing of ingredients, waste recycling (tins, cardboard, plastic, film and vegetable peelings), using recyclable packaging and recently we installed a heat recovery unit to heat our hot water from the waste heat generated from our chillers.

We’re passionate about our bakery, so please feel free to call or drop us a line if you want to chat about anything.

Sally & Chris Carson Buckfast Organic Bakery Limited Hamlyn House Mardle Way Buckfastleigh Devon TQ11 0NR Tel: 01364 642279 sally@clivespies.co.uk

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Clive Owen

Born: 3-Oct-1964 Birthplace: Keresley, Coventry, Warwickshire, England

Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Actor

Nationality: England Executive summary: The Bourne Identity assassin

When a teacher asked students their plans for the future, Owen announced he wanted to be an actor. As Owen tells it, his teacher then encouraged classmates to laugh at him. Upon graduation from high school, Owen applied to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and was rejected. He spent two years collecting unemployment, occasionally working as a housecleaner, and acting in local productions when he could, before applying again and being accepted by the Royal Academy. In 1988, he joined the Young Vic, and played Romeo in a stage production of Romeo & Juliet, and married Sarah-Jane Fenton, who played Juliet.

His first film was Vroom in 1988, and later starred as Ross Tanner, a cop with a virus that affects his vision, in the BBC series Second Sight. He came to stateside awareness in The Croupier, a British film that flopped in Britain in 1998, but found appreciative art-house audiences in America a year and a half later. He was the assassin in The Bourne Identity, and played a valet in Robert Altman‘s ensemble piece Gosford Park. He has played gay in Bent, bisexual in Noel Coward‘s play Design for Living, and had an affair with his sister in Close My Eyes.

Father: (country/western singer) Brother: Alan Brother: Lee Wife: Sarah-Jane Fenton (m. 1995) Daughter: Hannah Daughter: Eve

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Clive James

In my childhood there was a comic-book magician called Mandrake who could make anything happen with a wave of his hand. (“Mandrake gestured hypnotically.”) He had a top hat and a silver-topped cane. I, alas, lacked those attributes, and still do. It would be nice to pretend that this website suddenly materialised, full-blown, out of nowhere: but it didn’t. It has taken time to build, and will take more time yet. Good manners, however, dictate that the first impression it makes should not be the glare of acetylene torches and the shriek of angle-grinders. Unless a website is content to look like a construction site, it will always tidy away its earlier versions, but the penalty for doing too thorough a job of covering up the early stages is to forget that one is travelling through time. The aim of this section is to provide a sense of context for any visitor who might wonder how such a complex structure came into being, and continues to expand. There are very few people doing the work, and there is painfully little money, but it all takes quite a lot of thought, and some of that is touched upon here, with material by and about those involved, and published commentaries by interested onlookers. There are also some archived versions of homepages that I wrote for the site when it was still more promise than performance. The general effect, I hope, is to give a reminder that even a mechanism designed to live in permanent present must have a history

Clives Classic Lounge

Clive’s Classic Lounge pays homage to the well known business man, philanthropist and one of the last independent hotel owners in Victoria. Clive Piercy has helped develop and build Victoria into the beautiful city it is today and Clive’s Classic Lounge is his representation of decades of hard work. Like Clive, the staff at Clive’s believe in quality, service and the unwavering dedication to being the best.

Our fans believe our bartenders treat alcohol like a master chef treats food.  It is entertaining to watch listen and taste. Some think of it as the best learning experience they have ever enjoyed while others seek to learn how to create such amazing tastes to bring home and impress their friends.  What ever the reason, it is certainly worth a note on your agenda to include a visit to Clive’s.  Explore the heart of Victoria’s cocktail culture and give your palette a ride it will never forget.

Victoria’s Best Hotel Bar, Canada’s Best Hotel Bar and one of the top four in the world with the likes of the American Bar at the Fairmont Savoy in London, England, according to Tales of the Cocktail.  This is Clive’s Classic lounge.

250-361-5684 250-380-1950 info@clivesclassiclounge.com Lobby Level, 740 Burdett Ave, Victoria, B.C. Canada V8W 1B2

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Clive Doucet

His life is all about cities: how they work; what people need from them; and how to make them better.  He was one of the original author’s of the “Federal Urban Domain”, the federal government’s first document to classify all of its urban lands.  His last book “Urban Meltdown: Cities, Climate Change and Politics as Usual” was short listed for the prestigious Shaughnessy/Cohen award for political writing.

As an Ottawa city councillor Clive was the leading advocate of a city-wide light rail system and co-founder of Ottawa’s O-Train.  He brought to city council a strong voice for creating a more sustainable city.  As a Mayoral candidate in 2010, his campaign was focused on sustainability and reducing city costs.  Presently, the capital is growing its roads twice as fast as its population.  Taxes can’t be controlled if road costs continue to increase at twice the rate as the population that pays for them.  He used examples like the extension of Terry Fox Drive, 45 million for 4.5 kilometres of new road and Alta Vista Expressway 55 million for 1.7 kilometers of new road as how not to manage a city successfully.

In 2010 Councillor Doucet won the Ottawa Consumers Choice Award for man of the year and in 2004 he received the Canadian Eco-Councillor of the Year award.

Beyond Ottawa

Clive’s influence reaches well beyond Ottawa. He is a much sought after speaker on urban affairs. In 2009 he spoke in Philadelphia at the Re-Imagining Cities: Urban Design After the Age of Oil conference sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania and Rockefeller Foundation.  This was a half century conference celebrating the conference that first brought together Lewis Mumford, Jane Jacobs and others.

In 2008 he was a Killiam lecturer at Dalhousie University, Halifax. In recent years he has also spoken on urban issues in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Hamilton.]

His book Urban Meltdown:Cities, Climate Change and Politics as Usual is used in universities across North America.  Urban Meltdown was endorsed by Mayor David Miller, Jane Jacobs, James Howard Kunstler and others.

Clive meets with professionals in cities whenever he travels. Recently in Chicago he had the pleasure of making the acquaintance of  Edward Uhlir,  Designer and director the world famous Millennium Park. A successful revitalization project turning rail yards into a waterfront public park.

Clive is not only an asset to Ottawa. He is an ambassador for the city to the world.

A political life

Clive entered politics in 1997 to combat the expansion of neighbourhood streets in arterial roads.  He championed the Ottawa O-Train pilot project instead of widening Bronson Ave. It won the Federation of Canadian Municipalities sustainable transportation award and its successor, the Siemens project, a national procurement award.

In 2002 he worked with former councillor Phil McNeely to create the financial plan for the Hay West campaign, which sent 30,000 tonnes of hay to the drought stricken western provinces.

Early years on the front lines.

As a student, Clive lived on Spadina  Ave. in Toronto and was active in the successful opposition to the Spadina Expressway.   He holds an honours B.A. in anthropology from the University of Toronto and an MSc in Urban Anthropology from Universite de Montreal.  At the Federal Ministry of Urban Affairs (MSUA) he was Manager of Communications, in the Demonstration Group, who were responsible for the restoration of the Vieux Port area in Montréal, (1978/79) where he organized the first of its now famous summer street festivals.

He also worked for the Ontario Department of  Treasury, Economics and Intergovernmental Affairs (TEIGA) as the Eastern Ontario Policy Advisor on local government reform and with the Federation of Citizens’ Associations in Ottawa coordinating participation of local community groups in the development of Ottawa-Carleton’s first Regional Plan.

Author

Clive has written plays, novels, poetry and many commentary pieces for newspapers and magazines.  Three of his most successful books are “Notes from Exile” chosen by McClelland and Stewart as one of their 100 best books to celebrate their first 100 years of publishing; “My Grandfather’s Cape Breton” selected by the New Brunswick Board of Education for the provinces school system and “Urban Meltdown: Cities, Climate Change and Politics as Usual”.

He is married with two children and three grandchildren. When not working, he can often be found cycling in the Gatineau Hills, or rowing on the Rideau Canal.  He still competes in the old guys rowing category in head of river regattas.

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Clive McFarland

Since I was little I only wanted to draw things and avoid papercuts.

I grew up in Northern Ireland but took a boat to Liverpool to study animation and illustration at Liverpool School of Art and Design. Surviving endless paper cuts, I passed my degree with flying colours and (after a series of other less exciting jobs) have now become an illustrator.

So I still get paper cuts.

Say hello: hi@clivemcfarland.com