Tiara "Yarra Rai" Soemawilaga, born (June 4, 1987) and spent my early childhood in Canberra, Australia. Piano was my 'first crush' - my Mom introduced it to me and signed me up to a classical piano course when I was 4 y/o.
At the age of 7, my parents decided to move back toIndonesia. Within a year of our arrival, I found my 'first love' - singing. So then, I started to concern more about singing as I took part in joining vocal courses.
Back in year 2005/2006, I made it through the Top 24 Finaliston "Indonesian Idol". Up until now, singing and playing piano has been the best way to express my feelings towards anything.
Nothing is fair. Life isn’t fair. You’ll have ″friends″ that talk crap about you behind your back. You’ll care about somebody that isn’t interested in you in the slightest. You’ll get involved in your family problems. You’ll find a boy/girl that you give everything to, and they’ll forget you weeks later. You’ll lose things, you’ll miss things. You’ll see somebody that you were so close to but they’ll blank you because they treat you like a stranger. You’ll worry about school, exams, etc. Some nights, you’ll cry yourself to sleep because life isn’t how you planned it to be. You’ll make up perfect scenarios in your head to make you feel better and then realize they won’t come true. Arguments, yes, you’ll have plenty with them, mainly with the people you really care about. You’ll lose a relative and you’ll grieve, you’ll grieve so much. You’ll experience so much heartbreak because a boy/girl will turn out everything you didn’t expect them to be. You’ll get ignored, you’ll maybe even get rejected. You’ll get nasty comments from people who envy you. One day you’ll meet a boy/girl that will love you for who you are and what you do. Your family loves you, your friends love you. You’ll look through your camera photos and smile/laugh at all the memories and good times you’ve shared. You’ll make your lost/loved ones proud by trying your best in everything you do; they wouldn’t want to see you unhappy. Smile. One day, you won’t be able to sleep because your reality is so much better than your dreams. You’ll party/dance/sing so hard that you have no energy left. You have so much to look forward to, life has its downs, and at times it isn’t fair at all. Life will hurt you, it will test you. But remember you also have so much to smile and be happy about. Why spend your whole life feeling because something didn’t happen, or something went wrong? Always remember God is good and you have a bright future ahead of you, just smile :)
Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart, National Geographic In this picture from the early 1940s, travelers in California’s San Joaquin Valley gather owl’s clover and blue lupine in a field along Route 99. The photo originally accompanied a 1942 feature story on California’s abundant wildflowers.
Bordalo II New Street Piece “Invisible Man Acrossing Borders“ in Lisbon (Portugal) Die neueste Arbeit des portugiesischen Street Art Künstlers Bordalo Segundo aka Bordalo II in Lissabon (Portugal). Für die Installation “Invisible Man Acrossing Borders“ hat Bordalo II einen Loch in Form eines Menschen in einen Zaun geschnitten.