Posts Tagged: Social Awareness

Walk For Life; A Bloggers United Call to Arms

inThe turnout was incredible, seeing how everything was pulled off through the collective known as Bruneian Bloggers. It’s a wonder this online thing, it even surprises this old tech addict sometimes.

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A nice and bright sunrise greets the walkers for the morning event, even though there were clouds looming, everyone managed to avoid the midday downpour which ensued a few hours later.

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An occasion worthy to drag your friends out of bed of, almost everyone that day didn’t walk alone, that in itself is pretty symbolic if you think about it.

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There was some fair time to wait for others to arrive, so why not look around and see who you recognize.

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English Premiership clubs has a managerie of teams that sports the colour red as their kits, so no wonder a lot of team club shirts were worn that day.

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Some forego reasonable logic, and go all out to show their support, wearing an oversized Red Ribbon for the walk. Others opted for a smaller one handed out by the organizers.

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Fitness Zone instructors out to show their support for the event as well, warming up those bodies from the inherent cool air surrounding the field.

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Even a auntie warmed up quickly, replete in her Red tudong.

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As well as government officials showing their support for the event.

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Almost time to release the walkers.

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Another one sporting a jersey of their favourite team.

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I love this shot for no apparent reason.

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A local DJ Zura from Pelangi FM. Which shoots Nikon D70. Also known in the blogging scene as Violet of Violet and Blue.

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I don’t know her, but I’d like to get to know her.

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As always, the ever knowing Rano from Ranoadidas was there.

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Excerpt from Liyana’s blog: “There are 18 people living with HIV/AIDS in Brunei, 30+ reported cases. What do you know about HIV/AIDS? What does your child, your teenager or your neighbour know about it? Everyone is at risk. Everyone.”

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This is Liyana by the way. “There is a large proportion of young people who are not concerned about being infected with HIV. A multifaceted approach to HIV/AIDS is prevention. Individuals, peers, families and schools should be more supportive in reducing the incidence of HIV/AIDS in Brunei’s small population.”

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Taken from outside the bus, in.

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EDIT: Ness from http://anneesa.wordpress.com with the Tudong, and DJ Honey aka StrictlyBeautiful, apparently in the middle of an engaging story.

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Of course the head honcho, Anakbrunei.

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Adorable.

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A person who likes Aviators is cool by me.

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Rosie from http://emma29.wordpress.com/. EDIT: Amy on the left, and Maurina from Maurina’s Turquoise and Roses. EDIT: Amy is from Prozac Nation.

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70-200mm f/2.8 VR with special guest appearance of the Nikon D200, lovingly in the hands of Airbiscuit from RE:Locate.

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The bubbly Liyana was a delight.

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Sorry auntie, your picture is last.

To all the bloggers who have their pictures featured here, please do comment so I can put you up in this post.

You can read up more on the Brunei Darussalam’s Aids Council on their website.

EDIT: The rest of the pictures are here. http://www.flickr.com/photos/stupidlogic/sets/72157600274558231/

EDIT2: Added some more links identifying some more of the bloggers.