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Twitter

Today, I was looking at my mentions on twitter. I saw that more of the people I work with are on twitter. I couldn’t help but feel annoyed!

I left facebook because I hated too many people knowing my business. Now they are all joining Twitter, I’m annoyed! What are they even using twitter for? Socializing? People are making Twitter into the second facebook.

The funny thing is, when I mentioned Twitter to these people about two years ago, they would say that it was boring & they didn’t see the point. I miss them times!

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Life after Death

(A post taken from my tumblr, http://dinadinosaur.tumblr.com , that I originally pasted two years ago)

On Tuesday I finally had a day off work, but my sister woke me up at 8am and asked for my help to finish off some work. She needed the work for that evening as it was her exibition for her degree (Product Design). So I went along with her to her university even though I was super tired.

I was pissed off at the fact I had to go and do something for her on the only day I had off, luckily she told me she didn’t need help any more at about 12pm. So I started to go home.
As my sister went to a university in the middle of a huge park!! I had to jump on the mini bus that goes from the university to the train station. As the bus was driving through the park, I noticed a tree that had been cut down.
Everyone knows that, when a tree has been cut down it doesn’t grow any leaves or nothing, it is dead once it has been detached from it’s root. But this tree that was disconnected from its roots completely was laying on the ground, with fresh leaves on it! And you could tell that it wasn’t cut down recently because the stump was covered in moss and fungous.

I felt something strange when I saw this tree. It was like it showed me that the world is still beautiful even though us humans are damaging it with or without realising. It was asif the tree was told it couldn’t live anymore but it fought against what it was told and carried on growing.Okay so maybe it was still connected to its roots but it didn’t look like it was and that’s what made me think it was so amazing!

Anyway I was happy for the rest of the day after seeing the tree. I had a positive out look on the rest of the day. =]

Just thought I would share it with you guys as it touched me for some strange reason!!

Unfortunatly I couldn’t take a picture of the tree as I was on a moving bus and was too amazed by what I saw to stop and think of taking a picture!

Don’t give up hope as there is always a way of getting around things and doing what you want to do.

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‘The Empty Suitcase Project’.

=[ I’m sorry. I don’t know if anyone cares (or even noticed) that I haven’t blogged in two days. I have been stressed with uni and work so I wasn’t in the right mind set to think about what to write. So I promise 3 posts tonight!

But anyway!

Okay let me start from the start….lol

Basically two years ago I was in a group project where we had to make a documentary. I wanted to make the documentary on Inspiration. But the stupid lecturer thought it was a shit idea!! So we did it on Ska music…..

Soooo I was on YouTube and I came across a short documentary that  Jeremy ‘Passion’ Manongdo made. And here are the links. He posted them in four parts but please watch all four!!

Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwmPTJClWd0
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxE0i9OlZyU&feature=related
Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PszWnQXXWpM&feature=related
Part 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CE-SOHdrzLU&feature=related

So I am greatly inspired by Quest =] (my first blog post on my tumblr ( http://dinadinosaur.tumblr.com )! Go read it if you haven’t!)

But the parts of the documentary that touched me the most was AJ Rafael and Wesley Chan.

I don’t know if it’s because I’ve met AJ, but I really felt what he was saying in the little clip of him. He has so much passion and is so talented. Every word that he said touched me because he is talented and he meant every word he said. But more importantly because I feel like he has the best (but hardest & saddest) reason to love and do what he loves best which is Music.

Wesley Chan read a letter that his mum wrote to him for graduation. The letter is touching and inspiring because now he is doing what he loves with the support of his family. This is the part of the documentary that I started to cry on! Very inspiring. =]

But what Jeremy did was just so amazing. He had a similar idea that I had but actually did it. And the fact that he has got so many people to donate money and material to improve the lives of children who don’t have school supplies.

This is a message I want to say to Jeremy.

You asked people what there opportunity was, if you ask the kids that you give all the supplies that you got people to donate and what you donated yourself, they will say that you gave them their opportunity. You are truly inspiring and not only have you inspired children who are less privileged, you have inspired a lot of people, like me, around the world, who have an idea. You achieved what you want to do, now you are inspiring me to do what I want to do. You are truly amazing, and I am so upset I didn’t get the chance to meet you when you visited London. So come back!!

=]

I hope the documentary touches you too!

After I wrote this post about a year ago on tumblr, I tweeted it to Jeremy and he sent me a message saying that my post touched him. It was on of the happiest days of my life! Not only because it was Jeremy that messaged me, but because in a way, I inspired him! That is the first time someone has told me that my post ‘sparked’ something in them.

I doubt that you will, but Jeremy, if you read this post, I have to tell you that you have inspired me again. Just by sending me a simple direct message on Twitter to say that you liked my post and it touched you. And when you visit London again, I would love to have the chance to interview you.

I really think everyone should watch The Empty Suitcase Project. And again, I hope it inspires you as much as it inspired me.