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  The Kiss III

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

catch me

probably based on 'The Kiss' by Rodin or Dante

This is but a cosmic capture of two lovers
locked in a passionate golden embrace.

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  Surprised!?

Sunday, April 17, 2005

venus and mars surprised by the gods


Joachim Anthonisz. Wtewael
Dutch, 1610 - 1614
Oil on copper
8 x 6 1/8 in.
83.PC.274

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  Cranes Tour Dates

Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Belgium and Holland
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Particles and Waves will be released in Belgium and Holland in
May with distribution by
Konkurrent Records.

Gig Dates:

May 27th (Friday) - Amsterdam -
Paradiso (upstairs)

May 28th (Saturday) - Brussels -
VK

Norway !!
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Cranes first show in Norway for 8 years !! It will be at the Slottsfjell Festival in Tønsberg, a small town in the mountains south of Oslo (30 minutes drive from Oslo Torp airport)

July 22nd (Friday) - Tonsberg, Norway -
Slottsfjell Festival

It is a lovely festival set among some ancient castle ruins with views over the sea and there is a site for camping.

England
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Truck Festival in Oxfordshire, UK (also a lovely festival !) Cranes will be playing on the acoustic stage so expect some slightly different versions of the usual set.

July 24th (Sunday) - Oxfordshire, England -
Truck Festival


More Info

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note: ooohh... acoustic Particles and Waves!! okay, who's gonna send me a plane ticket? or maybe ill just drift away with the ocean and hope its currents will bring me to any of the above-mentioned places on time. hehe!


we walk by the twilight and by the sea*.*

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  strange mail

Sunday, April 10, 2005

Harry P

LOL! Country Girl Iha sent me an mms textmail. well sis, dont know exactly why... maybe coz of the erm glasses. haha...

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  Oh! Mail from the Cranes!

Saturday, April 09, 2005

*Going to ask for a vacation after September 14th*

But by the way, we are just about to announce
that our album will be released in USA on August 23. If you don't mind
waiting that long, it will be cheaper, about 16 dollars in shops, we
have been told, and will also include an extra DVD disc containing four

songs filmed in London in 2003

So might be worth hanging on for that one ! Sorry it's been so long !

There's also going to be a tour starting on East Coast around Sept 14
and ending in West around Oct 7th. Hope you can come to one of the
shows !

Bye for now !

Best Wishes
Ali xx

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note: Letter from Alison Shaw (yes! *giggles) Thu, April 07(!), 2005
Oh, and what a wonderful wonderful bday gift to look forward to!

check out Cranes Resource

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  outside the box version 02

Thursday, April 07, 2005

... so i changed some stuff and added some tiny details. still trying on some html before making a new template for my main blog. i know im an amateur at this. cutie having fun playing. lol.

can't really steal ideas from other people. tssk. that's bad. (lol) well, anyway... please send in suggestions and more more more html!!!

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note: too bad the falling stars are only seen at IE (internet explorer) sorry, mozilla fanatics. lol!

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  Reader a victim of 'idea piracy'

Sunday, April 03, 2005

by Dolly Anne Carvajal

Pirating other people's ideas is even worse than pirating CDs and DVDs. How can you ban those idea stealers from the face of the earth? I remember what my mom used to say: "Unless there's a contract already, don't give your all. You never know who to trust in this business." As I told a colleague: "Brainstorm to no end but before you realize it your brain's output could be taken away from you, like a storm had struck!"

With that in mind, this e-mail from a reader struck me. May it serve as a wake up call to the network people. Can't cry over spilt milk and creative juices either.

Dear Dolly,

Last week, I saw a press release in the papers that there was an upcoming show on ____ entitled "_____" I was surprised when I read that because I remember that when I took the exam last November 2004 at the [station] for the promo writer position, one of the questions for the take home exam was: Present 10 name/title studies for a proposed morning TV program for housewives, etc...

I thought questions for applicants were meant to gauge the applicant's ability and only that?

Why did it have to be an upcoming television show in the first place? I don't understand. This leads me to assume that the applicants' ideas were used in order to come up with a title for the TV show.

I find this unacceptable. It's not because I'm bitter for not having been hired. I am no longer interested in the position. I just want an explanation: Why we were asked to present 10 titles for an upcoming TV show when we had not been hired! How long has this been going? How about the other questions in the exam? Were those "suggestions" also used? This is such an insult for writers who work and think hard to come up with ideas.

Now I get it: When I received a phone call for the exam, I was reminded to "invite more friends to take the Exam." In hindsight, this translated to: "Invite your friends in order for us to get more ideas. Thank you. Thank you!"

Writers deserve respect. There are such things as ethics and values. We learn these two virtues in grade school. I am disappointed that a giant network would do such a cruel thing, especially to aspiring Filipino writers. It's bad enough that it's hard to make a decent living as a writer here in the Philippines. Our ideas are gems. The last thing we need is some heartless institution taking advantage of us.

(Name Withheld upon Request)

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notes: parts of the original post wasn't included above due to relativity of the topic.

I've been ignoring this link at
msn for days. As I read this today, I realized the significance of this to struggling writers like us (ehem). Someone asked me if publishing one's thoughts on the web was okay with the respective writers. Maybe she was thinking of the privacy of the individual or probably, she was just astonished by such liberalism.

But hey, as Dolly says and I believe all the same "there's always a risk that your idea will be snatched away by someone else and passed off as their own."

Although, One cannot avoid the uncertainties in Life anyway.

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  Printable FREE TICKET

Saturday, April 02, 2005


Anybody from California living near the area, print this for a discounted entrance fee.

... That is if you are interested in these artists.
Oh, and times like these makes me want to have an American Visa as well. Ok, but travel to Europe first.

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