Showing posts from September, 2010

“To learn and never be filled, is wisdom; to teach and never be weary, is love.”

We have started running new courses at the project, and things have started really well, in fact on thursday I had one of the best days at the project that I've had in a long time, and that was mainly due to the fact that we had help this time around.
So, at the moment one of the classes that I am teaching is Drama. If anyone reading this has ever seen me act, they might think that that's a bad idea. It's kind of like my Choir teacher in 7th grade, who always invited me to be in the choir, and then asked me not to sing, during the shows, well my drama is similar to that, I spent most of my school years in the school productions, I even landed some of the main parts, but it's not hard to do that when you are a 12 year old, I believe that the main descriptions of my acting skills use the words 'over' and 'acting'. BUT here I am, the kids all got really excited to do drama, so I thought that that would be a really good idea, so far, the classes have bee…

It takes a long time to become young. - Pablo Picasso

Well, One more year, gone! Just like that! Today is my birthday, which I share, with my good friend Dion and Keanu Reeves (and apparently the second cousin of one of the girls at our project) . To tell you the truth people, I'm not getting any prettier, nor do I think that I'm getting any wiser, in fact it feels just the opposite, when I was a teenager I'm pretty sure I knew everything, it's been downhill since then. So all I have to hope for is that I am getting more patient and kinder, but there is yet to be evidence of that, so I won't be putting that on my resume just yet!
Just because it's my birthday, and I'm in a reminiscing mood I would like to point out some of the contrasts between this birthday and others. Firstly and fore mostly, I am pretty sure that I had a warm shower last year. Yep, still talking about the cold showers, they are still just as hard to get used too! More than likely last year on my birthday I would have been at work. I can'…