Archive | March, 2005

MARCH 31, 2005

can someone PLEASE explain HK’s weather to me!!! what is going on?!?!?! seriously – sunday and monday were super crazy hot…i was wearing shorts both of those days just hanging out walking around HK…then i get back to work on tuesday and yesterday and its FREEZING again! last night i had to wear two jackets to band practice…craziness…now its raining and will probably rain all week…we are supposed to have a beach field trip today with the kids – but that’s going to be cancelled for sure…oh well…what has been going on with the news? i have NO idea!!! since my master’s degree started last week – i have barely had ANY time to keep myself up to date…i have to do SO MUCH reading for my studies for some reason, i don’t feel like reading anything else…this sucks…

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MARCH 30, 2005

damn – another earthquake hitting Indonesia!!! that is one country with the worst of luck!!! not only are they still reeling from their tragedy in december – now they have to brace themselves for another possible tsunami…luckily, the danger level has gone down for a tsunami attack – but scientists there should be one more big earthquake to hit the region – they just don’t know WHEN…could be months or years…talked to our gay friend in Cassandra yesterday on msn yesterday…hahahahaha…no, he’s not really gay – i just love giving him shit! he’s a good friend of ours and everyone says he looks like me, which means he’s a pretty good looking dude!

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MARCH 29, 2005

woohoo…thanks for all the awesome comments about our new photos!!! we were super excited about them…just taking them we had so much fun…i totally forgot to mention Ian!!! he was with us on our photo shoots too!  he was helping us carry our crap and was helping Ah Kei take those awesome photos…Ming wants me to add some of the same graphics that i added to the photo on the left, to the other new photos…so i’ll try to do that some time this week…okay – a lot of you have been wondering what exactly is that “Breakdown Squad” thing on our intro page – you’ll find out this saturday!

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MARCH 28, 2005

YO! check out the new KLC photo on the left!!! we spent the day yesterday in central and sheung wan taking some AWESOME band photos! we haven’t had band photos like these ever…easily the best KLC band photos we’ve ever had and we owe it all to our good friend Ah Kei!!! thanks bro!!! poor dude was taking photos in the pouring rain yesterday getting these photos…i’ve uploaded one on the left and the rest of them are in our PHOTOS page!! just a few more days left until the My Precious show!!! can’t wait…they’re arriving here on Friday and then i’ll be showing them around…dude – i am SOOOOO excited that today’s a holiday! hahahahaha…woohoo!!! nothing like having a day off right at the start of the week…okay okay – i’m going to bed now…its 1:35am on sunday night…go check out the rest of the photos!!! seeya…thanks Ah Kei!!!

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MARCH 27, 2005

had to go to part 2 of my volunteer work yesterday which was AWESOME! i don’t know if you guys remember…but a couple of weeks ago my girlfriend and i volunteered to take care of a bunch of underprivileged children…these kids were from different backgrounds – but mainly chinese. but my girlfriend and i were placed in charge of a group of southasia kids from Nepal, Pakistan and India…SUPER cute kids!!! the Nepalese kids were so cute!!! with perfect english (of course with a bit of an accent) and can speak Hindhi (the main Indian language) and so can understand Urdu (that is the main Pakistani language that i speak as well)…they also can speak Cantonese!!! its crazy!!! south asians in HK are huge assets to our society yet are totally overlooked – these children were total proof of this cities ignorance. anyway – yesterday we had a special “easter buffet” for them which was a lot of fun…a lot of the kids couldn’t eat everything on the menu because the organizers forgot to check to see if certain kids couldn’t eat pork or meat due to religious reasons. once again, the organizers spoke only in cantonese ignoring this group of kids for some of whom chinese is still very new…poor kids – so my girlfriend and i just translated everything and did our own thing…after that it was one-on-one time with my girlfriend because i NEVER get to hang out with her…now that i’ve started my master’s degree its going to be even more impossible…we hung out at cultural center where weird but SUPER SUPER cool things were going on…when we first got there there was a musician banging away on a tin board! it was crazy! but it sounded SOOOOOOOOOO good! and all these people were gathered around him while he was playing it and clapped when he was done…then we walked a little bit further up and there were a group of kids practicing their breakdance moves having an awesome time…then in front of them there was one guy playing the saxophone! WHAT?! so weird! but he was SOOOOOOOOOOO into playing it! he had his eyes closed and was dancing away…amazing…then a little bit further up was the coolest thing – there was a small group of elderly singing old Chinese folk songs!!! SOOOOOOOOOO AWESOME!!! the main singer had such a great voice and he was accompanied by an Er Hu, guitar, tamborine and two dancers…there was a small group of people watching them and listening…then they played an old folk song that everyone around them knew – even my girlfriend started singing!

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