Ten Thousand Things: Two rich kids in the US ... →
jimparedes: Two rich kids decide to leave their comfortable lives in the US and live on an Indian poverty budget. See what they learned. Late last year, two young men decided to live a month of their lives on the income of an average poor Indian. One of them, Tushar, the…
Get Ready for the Next Set
Everything life throws at you, whether good or bad, comes in waves. You never know when they’ll wash up on the shore or what they’ll leave behind. Pack up, paddle out, get ready and surf’s up! :)
We rarely stop and think about our instinctive responses. Everything just comes to us naturally. You never thought that this is not the way the world works best.
and from the stage I can tell that she can’t let go and she can’t relax and just before she hangs her head to cry I sing to her a lullaby, I sing everything’s gonna be all right rockabye, rockabye
How do people, like, not curse? How is it possible? There are all these gaps in...– A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby (via thechocolatebrigade)
No sooner did I see that his attention was riveted on them, and that I might...– Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (via thechocolatebrigade)
I smoked in those days, because like everyone else in the world who smokes, I...– Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts (via thechocolatebrigade)
deadmarch: Rare (lost) Words →
palelimbs: tristifical - causing to be sad or mournful. eternitarian - one who believes in the eternity of the soul. cosmogyral - whirling round the universe. siagonology - study of jaw-bones. autexousious - exercising or possessing free will. nepheliad - cloud-nymph. gardeviance -chest for valuables; a travelling trunk. ictuate - to emphasize. senticous - prickly; thorny. interfation - act of...
I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and...– Sylvia Plath
My yellow dream come true. My fortunate accident. My Little Island of Sanity. My Good Mood. My Partner in Crime: So young at 24, and still so much in the middle of figuring everything out. It’s been beautiful watching you change over time, shedding huge secrets, growing more and more confident, still clumsy but so much more sure of yourself. It’s like some alchemic combination of discrete...
The world doesn’t just disappear when you close your eyes does it?– Memento
They say when you meet the love of your life, time stops, and that’s true....– -Ed Bloom Sr., BIG FISH
Alicia Keys - Empire State Of Mind (Part II)...
HP (101) hits worldwide
jimparedes: (Source unknown) A Worldwide Epidemic is spreading with enormous speed. The ‘WWO’ (World-Wellness-Organisation) foresees billions of people becoming infected within the coming decade! Called the ‘happiness pandemic’, here are the most prominent symptoms of this wonderful enlivening ‘disease’: 1). The tendency to let yourself be guided by intuition instead of acting...
Urbiztondo + Bacnotan
Because thesis and SCHOOL is over, I finally got to ride waves again! :) My heart might have jumped upon seeing Marcus during breakfast but it was one heartbreaking Saturday morning when no sight of surfers plunging into the churning rip in San Juan. No one shooting out towards the break. Humongous closed out waves in San Juan wiped us out to surf in Bacnotan. Air seethed with noise and...
“Writing a book is a bit like surfing,” he said. “Most of the time you’re waiting. And it’s quite pleasant, sitting in the water waiting. But you are expecting that the result of a storm over the horizon, in another time zone, usually, days old, will radiate out in the form of waves. And eventually, when they show up, you turn around and ride that energy to the...
Human beings are funny. They long to be with the person they love but refuse to...– Sigmund Freud