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Daniel Chan
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Coming Up Roses… Everyday...

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           A few of our fellow AnD resident artists threw me a little birthday gathering last night. From the left we have Rachel Tan, an up and coming actress, beside her is Derek Tsang who like me, is breaking into the industry as a writer/director, next is Johnny Chen, whom we call the “Hong Kong Keanu Reeves”, beside me to the right is Lloyd Chan, my screenwriting partner on a new film project called “Coming Up Roses” and to his right is legendary film producer and Jackie Chan’s manager Uncle Willie. We attempted to barbeque our own food but it started to rain, so we got take out instead... All in all it was a fun night...




I got a copy of “The Secret” DVD as a present (Not the Jay Chou Pianist movie) but a documentary about how we can all control our own destiny by thinking what we want and believing it will happen, all the while sending out positive thoughts and vides and the universe will make the rest happen for us… What it is I think is a prolonged birthday candle wish, like making a wish all day long… Do check out this sitehttp://www.thesecret.tv/


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Lloyd and I are awaiting a decision from a studio on “Coming Up Roses”... Derek has an important meeting this week… Rachel is looking forward to her big break and Johnny is writing an epic screenplay… Please send out positive vibes/thoughts for us all… Try it for yourself, see if your all day long birthday candle wish will come true… In the mean time, don’t forget to check out their pages too.


Lloyd Chan       -http://www.alivenotdead.com/?cominguproses

Johnny Drama  -http://www.alivenotdead.com/23325

Rachel Tan        -http://www.alivenotdead.com/33193

Derek Tsang      -http://www.alivenotdead.com/32986


The project “Coming Up Roses” is inspired by an Elliott Smith song of the same name, below are the lyrics… The song really sums up what it means to be struggling in doing what you love to do most...


Wish all of you the best of luck in finding your Roses…




"Coming Up Roses"by Elliott SmithI'm a junkyard full of false starts

And I don't need your permission

To bury my love

Under this bare light bulb

The moon is a sickle cell

It'll kill you in time

Your cold white brother all right in your blood

Like spun glass in sore eyes

While the moon does its division, you're buried below

And you're coming up roses everywhere you go

Red roses follow

The things that you tell yourself

They'll kill you in time

Your cold white brother alive in your blood

Spinning in the night sky

While the moon does its division, you're buried below

And you're coming up roses everywhere you go

Red roses

So you got in a kind of trouble that nobody knows

It's coming up roses everywhere you go

Red roses…

about 13 years ago 0 likes  6 comments  0 shares
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I just checked out the Secret website, it's quite fascinating to think about , I shall have to look for the book and DVD. I am glad you had a lovely birthday and I wish you the best of luck for "Coming Up Roses", I like the lyrics, you are right in that it sums up the struggle people face when trying to do what they love. I hope this time my inspiration will carry me through my dreams and make them into reality, no matter how far that light at the end of the tunnel seems.
about 13 years ago
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what a great way to spend your birthday - with like minded friends. Sending out postive thoughts for you all to acheive your dreams =)
about 13 years ago
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congrats! but... why doesn't willie have an AnD profile!?!
about 13 years ago
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Happy birthday! It's great to see you had a good time. =)
about 13 years ago
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Happy bday! Waa,one of my friends just had his 21st bday yesterday too!
about 13 years ago
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I've been wanting to read that book. Someone gave me a quick synopsis of the book. Ever since then I've been trying to do that. Think positive thoughts, trying to send out good vibes, and good things will start coming my way. I'm trying to win the power ball!! LOL...J/K.. Anyways happy belated birthday!
about 13 years ago


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Hong Kong
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September 21, 2007

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