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Manilas SKYBRIDGE to SHOPPING HEAVEN

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  Manila's SKYBRIDGE to SHOPPING HEAVEN Description: Join me on an exhilarating journey through the skies of Manila! We'll traverse the De La Rosa Elevated Walkway, a hidden gem offering breathtaking views of the city's vibrant skyline and bustling streets. Feel the energy of Makati as we stroll above the traffic, exploring this unique urban oasis. Discover the seamless connection between convenience and luxury as this skybridge leads us to a shopper's paradise, where world-class dining and retail therapy await. Don't miss this insider's look at Manila's most stylish secret! Keywords: Manila, De La Rosa Elevated Walkway, Makati, Philippines, skywalk, walking tour, aerial view, city views, urban landscape, shopping district Hashtags: #Manila #Philippines #Makati #DeLaRosaWalkway #Skybridge #TravelPhilippines #ItsMoreFunInThePhilippines #WalkingTour #CityViews #UrbanLandscape #HiddenGem #TravelGuide #VisitPhilippines #LuxuryShopping #Shopping #videoart #travel

A Holistic Approach to Life

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  Imagine a world where people find joy and purpose in various leisure activities and where community development and individual growth are approached holistically. Well-being encompasses health, education, the economy, and the environment, and urban spaces are harmonious connections between humans and nature. People of different ages come together in shared spaces to engage in activities that foster continuous learning and skill development. Technological advancements synergise with nature to enhance the natural environment while promoting community engagement and sustainable living. In this city, people actively think critically and problem-solve to address local and global issues. Personal fulfilment, societal responsibility, and collective well-being are the values that guide this intelligent and living city. JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an independent artist. You can subscribe to JJFB's work via Blogger , YouTube , Flicker

Unveiling the Secrets of the Night

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  As the sun disappeared below the horizon, I strolled through a garden at night where the lines between reality and dreams were blurred. The moon, a quiet guardian above, bathed the garden in a gentle, silver light, transforming every leaf and petal into glistening jewels of the night. I watched the night-blooming flowers unfurl their petals in a silent, secret dance. They appeared to have whispered conversations with the stars above, sharing secrets of the night that day-dwellers like myself were seldom privy to. The air was filled with the symphony of insects and night birds, and their melody harmonized with the rustle of leaves in the gentle night breeze. I stopped by a pond, its surface a perfect reflection of the cosmos, with stars sparkling like diamonds scattered across its depth. The water rippled as night birds skimmed its surface, adding to the enchantment. This garden at night was a different realm, a world where the boundaries of time and space seemed to dissolve. Here, I

The History of Whistle Blowers

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  Why does the media portray whistleblowers’ information as shadowy? Whistleblowers are put under the spotlight, and the war criminals are not. Whistleblowers are made isolated and vulnerable by institutions. Forced between ethical duty and institutional obedience. A history of law enforcement that scatters whistleblowers to waste. The punishment of whistleblowers is a decline in our democratic values. Can you hear the powerful laugh as their legal responsibility is avoided? Whistleblowers are often considered unsung heroes in a world where the truth is often hidden. However, they find themselves in a paradoxical situation where they are celebrated for their bravery yet shunned by the institutions they try to expose. Those who reveal institutional and war crimes are genuinely remarkable and serve as the epitome of truth, yet they are often left vulnerable and isolated.  The struggle faced by whistleblowers is symbolic of a widespread war on transparency. Every time they reveal somethin

The Sky is Dark

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  The sky is dark, and the clouds are gathering ominously. The earth beneath us is parched and cracked, and we know a storm is coming.  The problem is overwhelming, and yet we lack the sense of urgency and immediate action needed to address it.  We have all been crowded into large cities, where our voices are silenced and the needs of society neglected.  Our leaders act in secrecy and ignore our problems, leaving us feeling like we are being swept under the rug.  We stand at a crossroads, frozen by the weight and significance of the decision that we must make.  Our written histories show us that we have always been able to innovate, problem-solve, and transform when we come together.  Let us link arms in unity and face the sunrise. Together, we can transform into a collective community that believes in positive change.  We must demand that our elected leaders create a flourishing society that addresses and resolves the destructive problems we face. JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.t

Finding Focus and Direction in a Chaotic World

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  As I watched the wasp, I couldn't help but think about the contrast between its focused energy and my scattered thoughts. Despite the wasp's potentially harmful sting, it moved with a sense of purpose and direction, sadly missing in my life. Its true strength lies in its ability to be present in the moment, to focus on the task at hand, and to move with intention and direction. I closed my eyes and focused on the sounds of the water flowing and the gentle rustle of leaves in the wind. Gradually, I felt my mind become more calm and centred. When I opened my eyes again, the wasp had flown away, but its energy and sense of purpose lingered. I now make a conscious effort to be more present in the moment, to focus on the task at hand, and to move with intention and direction. I found that channelling my memories of the wasp enabled me to grasp a sense of peace and purpose even amid chaos. JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an indepen

Wasp in the Garden - Day in a Life

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  Garden Wasp and Intentional Observation As I was enjoying the peacefulness of my tropical water garden, I came across a lone ground wasp. The sun was shining brightly, making its wings sparkle. My garden was a beautiful blend of colours and calm waters, a shared haven where the hive's chaos and all expectations were temporarily muted. I watched the wasp search among the leaves and petals daily, moving with purpose and precision. However, despite my outward calmness, my mind was filled with emotions and thoughts. Although the garden held a deep connection for us, my sense of belonging didn't transcend my commitments. The gentle sounds of the water flow and the rustling of leaves in the wind brought a rare moment of peace amid an otherwise stressful life. Is the wasp's ability to sting an advantage in finding peace of mind or a perceptual error created by my intentional observation? Finding Peace in a Chaotic World Day in a Life video For me, life is an ever-evolving journe

Path of the Dragon

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  As the sun rose in the morning, I took a peaceful walk along a winding path in my tropical garden. The air was filled with the distant calls of birds, creating a natural symphony. The path was lined with lush plants and flowering shrubs, inviting me deeper into this enchanting world, where every step felt like an adventure into the unknown. Suddenly, my peaceful walk was interrupted by a gigantic Komodo dragon. The dragon was basking in the sun right on my path. Its scaly skin shone in the sunlight, and its sharp eyes watched me intently. Although the dragon didn't seem to care about my presence, I couldn't continue my journey. This exciting and humbling encounter reminded me of long-lost memories of raw beauty and unpredictability. Path of the Dragon Reading JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an independent artist. You can subscribe to JJFB's work via Blogger , YouTube , Flicker , Facebook , Instagram and Deviant Art .  To

The Geese have Arrived

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  This love mirrors the enduring beauty of nature itself.  A longing I cannot ignore. My heart swells with a warmth that matches the vibrancy of their arrival. The wet season shall soon be on us. JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an independent artist. You can subscribe to JJFB's work via Blogger , YouTube , Flicker , Facebook , Instagram and Deviant Art .  To support his art creation, you can sponsor JJFBbennett through PayPal or a subscription via Patreon here . If you want to acquire JJFB's art creations as an NFT - John's Opensea NFT profile is https://opensea.io/JJFBbennett   Be Creative and Innovative with Knowledge Copyright This artwork is protected by U.S. and International copyright laws. Distribution and/or modification of the artwork without written permission of the sponsor is prohibited.

You will find me in the garden.

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  Every morning, I wake up to the gentle chirping of birds and the sweet scent of blooming flowers. It is a vibrant tapestry of colours and textures. The sun is just beginning to rise, casting a golden glow over the landscape. I take a deep breath and inhale the fresh morning air. It's filled with the intoxicating fragrance of tropical flowers. I can hear the gentle babbling of the fountain in the centre of the garden and the soft rustle of leaves as the breeze blows through the trees. JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an independent artist. You can subscribe to JJFB's work via Blogger , YouTube , Flicker , Facebook , Instagram and Deviant Art .  To support his art creation, you can sponsor JJFBbennett through PayPal or a subscription via Patreon here . If you want to acquire JJFB's art creations as an NFT - John's Opensea NFT profile is https://opensea.io/JJFBbennett   Be Creative and Innovative with Knowledge Copyright

Leisure and Productivity - Day in a Life

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  It's time for a change: workplaces need to weave leisure into the fabric of the workday. Incorporating leisure isn't a luxury; it's a strategy to rejuvenate our minds and spark creativity. Say goodbye to stress and hello to peak performance through leisure activities at work. Leisure shouldn't wait for the day's end; it's a vital piece of the productivity puzzle. When work includes leisure, satisfaction soars and engagement deepens. We are more than our output; we deserve a work-life balance celebrating our humanity. Imagine a workplace where leisure and labour dance in harmony, enhancing our intellect." Shift the focus: It's not just about being productive but about feeling fulfilled. An enriched workday awaits when we blend leisure seamlessly into our tasks. Let's champion a workplace revolution where leisure and work unite for a richer life experience. Leisure and Productivity - Day in a Life video It has to change. Workplaces must offer opport

Life in a Maelstrom - Day in a Life

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  In the relentless pursuit of success, I spent over two decades in the labyrinth of high-stress and unwavering work commitments. It was a relentless pursuit that exacted a heavy toll, leaving me, like many, on the brink of burnout.  Yet, amid this maelstrom, there existed a sanctuary, a realm that helped me to translate the ceaseless demands of my professional life: my art. It was not about the brush strokes, the melody of colours, and objective abstraction. It was about the silent whispers of my sacred creativity.  And now, as I contemplate the mundanities of low-powered life, I wonder how to regain my creative strength, how to rekindle the fire that once fuelled the excitement of the struggle. It is in the ordinary routine - washing dishes, cleaning, making lunch - and in the simple pleasures of resting with my dogs that I hope to find my way back to this path of inspiration.  Like a ghoul justifying trapped in a cage, this reflection is about taking a selfie in a cage of my own mak

Etched Rats and Crucifix

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  The dystopian is creative. The situation is dire. The machines are malfunctioning and out of control.  Pestilence and viruses are rapidly spreading.  Our cities are in a state of chaos and disorder. We lost hope in our Leaders. They juxtapose for their future.  Grace trickles down to the favoured.  Haplessly anchored in hope. Etched Rats and Crucifix vPoem  -  JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an independent artist. You can subscribe to JJFB's work via Blogger , YouTube , Flicker , Facebook , Instagram and Deviant Art .  To support his art creation, you can sponsor JJFBbennett through PayPal or a subscription via Patreon here . If you want to acquire JJFB's art creations as an NFT - John's Opensea NFT profile is https://opensea.io/JJFBbennett   Be Creative and Innovative with Knowledge Copyright This artwork is protected by U.S. and International copyright laws. Distribution and/or modification of the artwork without writ

Your Life Your Persona

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  Your Life, Your Persona video What has shaped your life and persona? What holds you within yourself? Known unknowns. Known knowns. The enduring impact of your past experiences. The want of freedom and self-captivity.               JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an independent artist. You can subscribe to JJFB's work via Blogger , YouTube , Flicker , Facebook , Instagram and Deviant Art .  To support his art creation, you can sponsor JJFBbennett through PayPal or a subscription via Patreon here . If you want to acquire JJFB's art creations as an NFT - John's Opensea NFT profile is https://opensea.io/JJFBbennett   Be Creative and Innovative with Knowledge Copyright This artwork is protected by U.S. and International copyright laws. Distribution and/or modification of the artwork without written permission of the sponsor is prohibited.

Old Man Takes A Selfie In His Cage

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  The elderly gentleman snaps a photo of himself in order to acknowledge his self-awareness and take ownership of the life he has created for himself.     JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an independent artist. You can subscribe to JJFB's work via Blogger , YouTube , Flicker , Facebook , Instagram and Deviant Art .  To support his art creation, you can sponsor JJFBbennett through PayPal or a subscription via Patreon here . If you want to acquire JJFB's art creations as an NFT - John's Opensea NFT profile is https://opensea.io/JJFBbennett   Be Creative and Innovative with Knowledge Copyright This artwork is protected by U.S. and International copyright laws. Distribution and/or modification of the artwork without written permission of the sponsor is prohibited.

A Ghoul in a Cage in a Rose Garden

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  A Ghoul in a Cage in a Rose Garden In a rose garden lived a Ghoul who tended to each rose with care and pride.  One day, a righteous wizard trapped him in a cage, leaving him alone in despair.  The Ghoul was initially consumed by sadness and anger, but he chose to focus on the roses and nurture them.  He even befriended the lizards and insects that visited him.  When I encountered him in the garden, I asked why he was trapped.   To my surprise, the Ghoul replied with a smile.  And said, "The cage is trapped in me, not the other way around." JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an independent artist. You can subscribe to JJFB's work via Blogger , YouTube , Flicker , Facebook , Instagram and Deviant Art .  To support his art creation, you can sponsor JJFBbennett through PayPal or a subscription via Patreon here . If you want to acquire JJFB's art creations as an NFT - John's Opensea NFT profile is https://opensea.io/JJ

Generational Change

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 The Shores of Generational Change. Industrialization shifted us from soil to cities. We altered our core. From the fields to factories. We left behind centuries of wisdom. Our age-old stories began to fade. In a single gap in the chain. Generations of wisdom vanish. How do we reconnect with this wisdom? JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an independent artist. You can subscribe to JJFB's work via Blogger , YouTube , Flicker , Facebook , Instagram and Deviant Art .  To support his art creation, you can sponsor JJFBbennett through PayPal or a subscription via Patreon here . If you want to acquire JJFB's art creations as an NFT - John's Opensea NFT profile is https://opensea.io/JJFBbennett   Be Creative and Innovative with Knowledge Copyright This artwork is protected by U.S. and International copyright laws. Distribution and/or modification of the artwork without written permission of the sponsor is prohibited.

A Day in a Life - Life in a Script

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  I begin my day by strolling in the park, reconnecting with the world around me. The feeling of the outside air and the warm embrace of the tropical sun on my skin remind me of life's simple pleasures. I recognize the battle within, the struggle to clear my head and find solace in the mundane tasks. I'm teaching myself to cherish small moments.  I'm searching for the opportunity to reconnect my mind and body. I set out to declutter a space by letting go of the unnecessary. To rid myself of the emotional baggage. And to create art by infusing my mundane life with creativity and beauty to find the extraordinary. Finally, the splash in the pool symbolises rejuvenation and renewal.  I'm immensely grateful for this opportunity to embark on a journey of self-discovery and well-being, one small step at a time. JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an independent artist. You can subscribe to JJFB's work via Blogger , YouTube , F

A Ghoul in a Cage in a Rose Garden

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 A Ghoul in a Cage in a Rose Garden A Ghoul in a Cage in a Rose Garden Poem In a rose garden lived a Ghoul who tended to each rose with care and pride.  One day, a righteous wizard trapped him in a cage, leaving him alone in despair.  The Ghoul was initially consumed by sadness and anger, but he chose to focus on the roses and nurture them.  He even befriended the lizards and insects that visited him.  When I encountered him in the garden, I asked why he was trapped.   To my surprise, the Ghoul replied with a smile.  And said, "The cage is trapped in me, not the other way around." JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an independent artist. You can subscribe to JJFB's work via Blogger , YouTube , Flicker , Facebook , Instagram and Deviant Art .  To support his art creation, you can sponsor JJFBbennett through PayPal or a subscription via Patreon here . If you want to acquire JJFB's art creations as an NFT - John's Opens

The Things We Can Do Together

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 The Things We Can Do Together. The things we can do together to improve our situation. Acknowledging challenges is the first step to better outcomes.  Our actions and choices shape our future.  Embracing uncomfortable change opens doors to new possibilities.  Collaborating with others illuminates new paths.  Continuous learning is crucial for effective navigation of life's uncertainties.  Resilience and determination guide us towards brighter horizons amidst adversity. JJFBbennett https://jjfbbennett.taplink.ws/ John Bennett - AKA JJFBbennett, is an independent artist. You can subscribe to JJFB's work via Blogger , YouTube , Flicker , Facebook , Instagram and Deviant Art .  To support his art creation, you can sponsor JJFBbennett through PayPal or a subscription via Patreon here . If you want to acquire JJFB's art creations as an NFT - John's Opensea NFT profile is https://opensea.io/JJFBbennett   Be Creative and Innovative with Knowledge Copyright This artwork is