I stayed up for #Xiaxue

I actually stayed up till late (unsually late for a weekday) reading Xiaxue’s blog all bacause I read her latest entry which slammed disrespectful, insulting haters with her wit. Full on, no restrain, brutally blunt wit which is probably what those haters deserve! Sometime they should know what it feels like to have people hurling insults at you with total disregard for your feelings. You can read about her post here and yes i absolutely recommend it, even if you have never been a fan of hers because I can only promise you entertainment!

I never used to read her blog for many reasons, the last time I glanced thru was probably in 2007. Back then, blogging was starting to get really popular, profitable and influential! I didn’t like her big hair and make-up, her narcissism nor her skewed, very Singaporean perspective on everything! Yes you’re probably thinking I’m just begging for her backlash now. But fret not, my blog doesn’t get that much attention so this should go unnoticed and I’m not afraid to say it aloud because my perspective of her CHANGED. hey everyone should be awarded second chances right – and by everyone I actually meant myself.

You see, i actually admire her! There are many qualities about her 9 year long (or even more) relationship with her passion – blogging. A good healthy number of people know what they are most passionate about, some fake a passion just for some kind of dedication in life, many, struggle to find their passion. The main problem lies in pursuing it. She pursued it with tenacity and perseverance, glamour and style. Despite the haters and people who wanted to bring her down but look where that got her – cliche but ‘stronger than yesterday’. And for the people who seek to bring her down and emphasize on how she is just a failure, like hello, how many times has she been on the papers, how much is she being sponsored and does she have to complain about her job?! How about you, sire?
Next, her positivism and how she continually stays true to herself without needing to be someone else!

Teachers always taught us to dream, and dream big but many of us forget about it and become only sad followers of what is expected of us. Xiaxues blog sort of serves as a constant reminder that all things are possible.. Her friends from many walks of life are also capable of it! So…. Why shouldn’t I reach for the stars and dream big!

If in 5 years time I do become any sort of famous blogger, I promise to thank xiaxue and bring her for a nice meal.. 😛

Keep writing…!