THEY WILL ASK thee as to what they should spend on others. Say: "Whatever of your wealth you spend shall [first] be for your parents, and for the near of kin, and the orphans, and the needy, and the wayfarer; and whatever good you do, verily, God has full knowledge thereof." - Al-Baqarah (2:215)

Tuesday, 4 March 2008

The Tale of Pi's TWIST...

Long long ago, in a galaxy far far away, where the possibles were impossible and the impossibles were possible... emmm… no lah… it wasn’t THAT long ago, neither was it THAT far away… (and where anything also is possible...)

It was just a year ago… and it was only in the blog kingdom... or was it queendom? Whateverlah, asal bukan condom!
(where men rule = kingdom; where women rule = queendom; where conmen rule = condom!!)

Oops, sorry, I digressed. Where was I? A year ago? What happened a year ago? Ah yes, exactly a year ago, a blog called Pi’s TWIST was born!

The blog tells about the work of a particular volunteer by the name of Pi Bani, giving moral and emotional support to People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Since Pi Bani was (and still is) not smart enough to write about the medical and scientific facts on HIV/AIDS (science subjects dia masa sekolah dulu hancusss…), she wrote on the personal human aspects instead, telling real life stories of her PLWHA clients and their families.

And WHOAA… whaddaya know… there were all sorts of stories with all sorts of dilemma and all sorts of twists! Having been assigned to so many PLWHA clients, Pi Bani had to listen to various kinds of problems faced by her clients. Stigma & discrimination problems... family problems… marriage problems… financial problems… school problems… angau problems…

These true life experiences were the main ingredients of Pi Bani’s postings… and these true life experiences shall continue to be the main ingredients in Pi’s TWIST.

Ahhh… with so many clients to handle, how she wished she could just be a Super heroine and fly from one place to another just like this...


(Oh, the V stands for Volunteer ya... not Villain!)


OII PI BANI! GET REAL LAH!!



Oops! Sorry folks, just some of my merepek and merapu stuff in conjunction with the 1st Anniversary of Pi’s TWIST!



OK, OK, next posting, back to reality… I hope... ;)

*Image of Super V ciluk-ed from photobucket.com

30 comments:

Anonymous said...

Happy Bday...my fav blog.....

kina said...

Congratulations and keep on going!

I support you! (this is from Lawrence Walter seminar, tempias sket!)

LaiPing said...

Happy anniversary, kak!!
*HUGS*

Anonymous said...

Congrats!!!

-niasulaiman-

Mat Salo said...

Am I the first guy here to wish Pi'Twist a belated Hari Ulang Tahun? Damn, I must be getting soft in my old age...

Tahniah Pi,and oh, at least you got a lawn. Back home my lawn has been replaced by cement and stones. Less maintenance that way...

You know what? With all the running around you do --I think you'd make an excellent candidate if you ever decide to serve the rakyat instead. It's just a transfer of existing technologies. Hmmm, party apa ye?

Typhoon Sue said...

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

for all the good that you do to these people, u deserve a break and a bit of merapu-rapu, although I must say that the star wars thingy at the beginning was a bit dodgy... hehe

Keep on Twisting babeh :-)

Pi Bani said...

Anonymous 7.51am:
Whoever you are... thanks! And keep visiting this blog ya?

Kina:
You support me? Financially can ah? ;)

Laiping:
Thanks and *hugs* to you too...

Niasulaiman:
Tima kaseyyyy!!

Pi Bani said...

Mat Salo:
Lawn replaced with cement and stones? Less maintenance, yes, but that would mean less exercise too. I need the exercise to keep fit lah!

Btw, I'm already serving the rakyatlah... constituency - HIV. Party - buddies. Can ah?

Pi Bani said...

Typhoon Sue:
May the force be with you! hehe...

Actually I memang hobby merepek merapu... but if I merepek with my PLWHA clients takut nanti depa tak berani nak dekat le pulak... :)

Nightwing said...

Congratulations kak Pi...:)

So u started blogging in March...i started in July same year...:)

But yours are more important cause deals with human issues.

Keep it up Kak.

Typhoon Sue said...

hi pi, thanks for alerting me to the copycat

Pi Bani said...

Nightwing:
Thanks! So you're celebrating your blog anniversary in July, eh? Will you be singing any special song for us then? ;)

Sue:
No probs. I felt I HAD to alert you on the copycat. Nampak benar ciplaknya...

Queen Of The House said...

Happy Blog Anniversary/Birthday!!! Your stories in here are one-of-a-kind!

Kerp (Ph.D) said...

yayyy....Happy 1st Anniversary, Pi's Twist, keep on twisting. but never twist like them politicians laa...on personal note, i sure have learned alot since i discovered your blog Kak Pi. so keep rockn n rolln!

Pi Bani said...

QOTH:
Thanks! If my stories here are one-of-a-kind, credit should go to my PLWHA clients, no? If not for them, I probably wouldn't have any unique stories to blog about!

Kerp:
As I mentioned in one of my earlier postings, I don't like politics.... so cannot lah twist like 'em politicians! Wouldn't mind twisting their arms though... ;)

IBU said...

Happy 'birthday'!!!

Itu outfit manyak sexy woooo.... nanti Yah's Darling shift his attention to u how? hahaha...

Pi Bani said...

Ibu:
If Yah's Darling shifts his attention to me, I'll gang up with his ex-wife to ganyang him! ;)

Raden Galoh said...

Happy Belated Birthday Pi's Twist... Wow! Dah setahun umurnya...dah pandai berlari...(ehem)

Congratulation dan terima kasih KakPi...I want to read more and to know more of whatever your experiences are dealing with them...

Blog akak ni ibarat pembuka minda gak tau...Stay cool.

Pi Bani said...

Raden Galoh:
Thanks. Pembuka minda? Alhamdulillah, harap-harapnya gitulah. Sama-samalah kita berkongsi pengalaman, untuk manfaat bersama...

Kak Teh said...

happy anniversary! or blogossary! or whatever but whatever it is you've shared with us some interesting gems. and continue with the good work!

Pi Bani said...

Kak teh:
Whatever-sary lah... thanks!

Anonymous said...

Happy 1st Anniversary Pi's Twist!
u kno wht? im lucky tht thru blogging i somehow got to kno u. ur true-stories have been an eye-opener to me. thanks for sharing them with us. ;)

farina

p.s. sorry am late in commenting. stil dont feel like blogging yet.

Pi Bani said...

Farina:
Hey, hope you're feeling better now. Have a break and take your time, dear.

Pak Idrus said...

PiBani, Once a while it is good to get lost in the world of fantasy. Carry on the good works and be happy always. Have a nice day.

Pi Bani said...

Pak Idrus:
Getting lost in the world of fantasy eh? As long as jangan suruh I get lost terus dah lah...

Puteri said...

Congratulations on your blog's first anniversary! :-)

Carry on telling us those stories!

Pi Bani said...

Puteri:
Thanks! As long as there are still stories to tell, I will continue as the story-teller...

Anonymous said...

Dear Pi
Lambat sikit ..Congrats and Happy Anniversary , ye!!
I only hop in once in a while when I have time and do enjoy your merepek -merapu.

Regards
cin @bukit merbah 77-81

Pi Bani said...

Cin:
Thanks for dropping by. Bab merepek merapu ni memang serah lah kat I...

Lightnur said...

Assalamualaikum Pi Bani

Conggratulations! Keep on your amal work. Keep writing. Keep informing! Keep remind how fortune our life is compare to others. Keep inspire us helping people in needs.