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June 05, 2006 - Live Your Dreams puts BUMS ON SEATS

Posted by Verity on Monday, January 24, 2011, In : 2006 Blog Entries 
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I am super excited to let all my Future Owners know that the Live Your Dreams Fund has made it
I am super excited to let all my Future Owners know that the Live Your Dreams Fund has made it possible for 10 more students at the Karatara Eden Campus to sit on chairs when they are at lectures!

Joe_students_1When I was up at the campus in March the students were sitting on paint cans and crates. I was moved by how few resources they have and that they are still so eager to...


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April 22, 2006 - Why I Chose Mimi

Posted by Verity on Monday, January 24, 2011, In : 2006 Blog Entries 
Mimiverity Regarding how I chose Mimi to be the first Live Your Dreams artist of my Lucky Packet Project...

When I decided to offer Mimi the first live your dreams artist payout, I had never actually heard her sing. We had met at a braai and once more at an audition and I just really liked her energy. I knew of 2 groups that she sang with (Mama Vox & Tucan Tucan) so could be pretty sure she is a great singer. In our second brief meeting, she mentioned she was working on some original material...

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April 17, 2006 - A Girl In A Cafe

Posted by Verity on Monday, January 24, 2011, In : 2006 Blog Entries 
I just finished watching a movie that has left me deeply moved. A Girl In A Cafe is written & directed by Richard Curtis (4 Weddings & A Funeral) - need I say more - & features Kelly McDonald (Trainspotting) & Bill Knightly (Love Actually).  Watch it!!!

Apart from being a achingly real and awkard love story it also follows the politics involved in the recent G8 conference. The statistics on world poverty & hunger are staggering and heart breaking. This movie has something for everyone, but w...


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April 14, 2006 - First LIVE YOUR DREAM artist

Posted by Verity on Monday, January 24, 2011, In : 2006 Blog Entries 
Mimi2My LIVE YOUR DREAMS fund has helped its first artist!!!

Mimi Ntenjwa is a 25 year old honours graduate in Jazz Performance from UCT. She graduated with a first class pass last year and made a perfect choice to receive a helping hand in the next stage of her musical career.  In December she used her LIVE YOUR DREAMS funding to book a day in Paris Studios to record a 5 track demo. Her material is fresh, melodic, jazzy and beautifully African. I was so excited to listen to it last week and am b...


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