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Gaiden Tanreall Dalisar
12 December 2012 @ 12:12 pm

This Journal is now Friends Only :)
If you think I look interesting, don't hestitate to add me and comment
I'm open to most people, So as long as you're willing to listen to my strangeness and ranting...
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Gaiden Tanreall Dalisar
22 August 2009 @ 07:25 am
Dear Humanity,

My name is Dylan Perkins.
I am 20 years old.
I am a University Student.
I am an Australian Citizen.

I am Gay.

I have a job.
I pay my taxes.
I have parents who love me.
I have friends who I adore.
I am a Human Being.

I am the same as you.

If you speak to me, I will listen.
If you cut me, I will bleed.
If you ask me, I will tell you:

We are the same.

I read books.
I listen to music.
I watch movies.
I hang out with my friends.
I swim.
I walk.
I run.
I sleep.
I wake.
I love.
I breath.
I cry:

You and I are the same.

But I am not treated the same as you.
I am treated differently.
I do not have the same rights as you do.
I cannot marry.
I cannot adopt.
I cannot have security in my relationships.
I cannot be free.

My question to you is: 

Why?

You and I breath the same air.
We both fall in love.
We both worry about the future.
We both seek happiness and peace in our lives.

So I ask you again;

Why am I treated differently?

Some speak of the sanctity of Marriage
Yet Divorce rates are high.
Celebrities have fake weddings all the time.
Is marriage really still sacred in this modern era?

Some tell me that the Bible calls me an abomination
But how well do you follow the commandments of that Book?
Thou shalt not kill,
Thou shalt not commit adultery,
Thou shalt not steal,
Does everyone follow these?
Am I any more abominable than anyone else?

You may say I make generalisations
But generalisations are made about me
I am judged and found lacking even before I show you who I am

Why am I not treated the same?

Is it because you are afraid that I am different from you?
I am not!
My sexuality is an issue only because it is made into one!
It is not my sexuality that is important,
It is my humanity.

I am Human.
You are Human.
We are the same.
I simply ask that you treat me as such.
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Gaiden Tanreall Dalisar
16 June 2009 @ 12:13 am
Okaaaay, first things first mcgooglykins  linked me to this and OH MY GOD! SO. MUCH. LOVE!

And now onto the main attraction. I have decided to steal this picture meme from bergann  because it looks like fun.

Ask me to take a picture of any aspect of my life that you're interested in/curious about - it can be anything from my DVD collection to my favorite pair of shoes. Leave your choice(s) here as a comment, and I will reciprocate by taking the pictures and posting them as an entry. That way you get to know a little bit about my life.

Seriously, go wild.

I OPEN MY LIFE UP TO YOU IN PHOTOGRAPHIC FORM. GO FOR YOUR LIFE!
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Gaiden Tanreall Dalisar
26 June 2008 @ 10:25 am

Hey kiddies,
I am rather impressed with myself at the current moment, because I am up before midday. It's like ever since uni finished for the semester, my body has had this unquenchable urge to make up for any and all lack of sleep I may have been subject to during uni, which could be okay I s'pose, but, y'know, not so much. 
Anyway, I am going to Supanova on sunday with Jerrica and Samantha, and Lucy will be there too and I have to say - I haven't seen her since literally last year, so that should be kinda cool :D

Anyway, I've seen this meme floating around and thought I might fill it out. 

1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.
2) Italicise those you intend to read.
3) Underline the books you LOVE.
4) Reprint this list in your own LJ so we can try and track down these people who've read 6 and force books upon them ;-)

1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte

4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
6 The Bible
7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
12 Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare
15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks
18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
19 The Time Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch - George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House - Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy

25 The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame

31 Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy

32 David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis
34 Emma - Jane Austen
35 Persuasion - Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis
37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli's Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne

41 Animal Farm - George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving
45 The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies - William Golding

50 Atonement - Ian McEwan
51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel
52 Dune - Frank Herbert
53 Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen

55 A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens

58 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov

63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas

66 On The Road - Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones's Diary - Helen Fielding
69 Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie

70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville
71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
72 Dracula - Bram Stoker

73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses - James Joyce

76 The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
77 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal - Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession - AS Byatt
81 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell

83 The Color Purple - Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte's Web - EB White

88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom

89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93 The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks

94 Watership Down - Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare

99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo

The question now is: How geeklike am I to have read 70% of this list? seriously?
Lol anyway, must be off talk to you later.

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Gaiden Tanreall Dalisar
25 June 2008 @ 10:42 pm
Just thought I'd say Hi.
You know, do the polite thing. 
Assure you that I'm not going to blow you up and that I will indeed try to use this regularly. :D
 
 
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