Chillin in Flower Village

Well the tremors have picked up now and rumors are rife about another large earthquake. But rumors have been flying all day about no water, polluted water, airport open then closed and so on.

its safe out in my little farmhouse and I got a crew out there and some kitties to look after. Charlie’s story is starting to circle around the web, despite the mercenary nature of his “companion” on the trip. That dude is hoarding all the images cuz he sees his big chance coming up. Very unprofessional, very selfish and very stupid. Had he made everything public, he would already be … famous I guess.

Anyway Charlie and me are going to head out to the country side and ease back.

3 thoughts on “Chillin in Flower Village

  1. I wish i could send you the vids so i could find out if this was your friend — this is the script that goes along with video we are running today at our station — tell me if this is yer man, or if you can tell from the “video information”. It says it’s from Chengdu but they may have gotten it wrong.

    WE HAVE STUNNING NEW AMATEUR FOOTAGE FROM THE MOMENT CHINA’S DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE HIT.
    (take vo/nats)
    A MAN ON A MOTORCYCLE RIDE WITH FRIENDS IN CHENGDU CAPTURED THIS VIDEO MONDAY.
    THE HILLS ARE SEEN SHAKING, AS PEOPLE GATHER OUTSIDE THEIR DAMAGED BUILDINGS.
    AT ONE POINT, YOU CAN HERE THE MAN TELLING HIS FRIENDS THEY HAVE TO GET OUT OF THERE.
    AS THEY DO, BUILDINGS ARE SHOWN RIPPED APART AND PEOPLE WALKING AROUND IN A DAZE.
    (anchor tag)
    MONDAY’S SEVEN-POINT-NINE MAGNITUDE QUAKE KILLED SOME FIFTEEN-THOUSAND PEOPLE.
    THOUSANDS MORE REMAIN MISSING.

    CHYRONS:
    CHENGDU, CHINA

    VIDEO INFORMATION:
    Smoke billowing on side of road, hills shaking, people fleeing buildings gathering on road, pan to woman carrying child on road, pan to debris on road, UPSOUND: (English) “Still shaking ok”, pan back to damaged building, UPSOUND: (English) EXPLETIVE, pan to woman wearing helmet, pan to group of women sitting on road and people hugging each other
    Tracking shot as man holding camera runs towards motorbikes with a woman wearing a motorbike helmet, UPSOUND: (English) “We’ve got to get out of here”, woman and man get on motorbikes
    Pan to debris on road and another man approaching on motorbike, UPSOUND: (English) “Calm down, it’s over, it’s over.”
    Tracking shot as bikes pass damaged buildings, people and debris on road, UPSOUND: (English) EXPLETIVE, followed by UPSOUND: (English) “Take it easy, it’s over, it’s over.”
    Tracking shot as bikes pass more damaged buildings, people and debris and empty pram on road
    Tracking shot of buildings, pan to people walking along road, UPSOUND: (English) “K

  2. Aye, that is the video. It was on youtube earlier before it was taken down.

    Only part that miffed me was a report that referred to Qingcheng Shan as a mountain resort. I guess all those temples and monks are just dressing to give the ‘resort’ a Chinese appeal.

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