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earthfast

Descriptive of a timber-framed structure that is supported on posts sunk in the ground, rather than supported by a foundation; also see post-in-ground construction and poteaux-enterre house.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(7) Lucy Boston (The Children of Creen Knowe et plusieurs suites), Philippa Pearce (Tom's Midnight Garden), William Mayne (Earthfasts ou Cuddy), Alan Garner (The Owl Service ou Red Shift), Robert Westall (The Wind Eye), Penelope Lively (A Stitch in Time), Jill Paton Walsh (A Chance Child), Helen Cresswell (The Secret World of Polly Flint ou Moondial) (8) sont quelques-uns des grands romanciers britanniques pour la jeunesse de la deuxieme moitie du vingtieme siecle a avoir explore cette double dimension d'exploration du moi et de decouverte de l'Autre et du passe dans leurs voyages dans le temps.
3 Which actor played Joe Wicks in EastEnders and was in the kids' series Earthfasts before appearing as drama student Tim in the Biz?
William Mayne, best-known for his triology Earthfasts, Cradlefasts and Candlefasts, changed his plea on the third day of his trial and admitted 11 counts of indecent assault in the 60s and 70s.
The author was well known at the time for his trilogy Earthfasts, Cradlefasts and Candlefasts.
William Mayne - known for his trilogy Earthfasts, Cradlefasts and Candlefasts - carried out the attacks more than 30 years ago, Teesside crown court was told.
His TV career began with the sci-fi series Earthfasts, to be repeated on CBBC this month.