There are many times in my life, when I could’ve thrown in the towel. Many times in my life when I was on the floor. And when you’re on the floor, never allow anybody to pick you up. It doesn’t matter how long you stay there, make sure you pick yourself up and dust yourself down. Whatever happens, whether you go home today or you don’t go home today, that’s irrelevant. What’s relevant, is you take the knowledge from the experience and you grow as a person.
—  Marco Pierre White, Masterchef Australia S06E30

Play Me Like One Of Your French Girls

By: zimriya

Louis is Hollywood’s ‘Bad Boy and Sometimes Darling’, and Harry is the clumsy, endearingly attractive part-time cellist whose cello gets upgraded to the seat next to his on the plane. They fall in love.

Also featuring R&B Superstar Zayn Malik, Olympic Gold Medalist Liam Payne, and Masterchef Niall Horan.

Words: 26,996

Abbott Budget Protest this Sunday! Come!

Protest against Abbott’s 2014 Budget this Sunday, 18th of May. The bigger the crowd the bigger the impact.

Brisbane 18th of May

1pm Queens Park, Brisbane City

Sydney 18th of May 

1pm Belmore Park, Hay Street

Adelaide 18th of May 

11:30am Victoria Square

Perth 18th of May 

12pm Russell Square Park

Melbourne 18th of May

2pm State Library of Victoria

I’ll be at the Sydney protest! Come! Bring friends! Spread the word! (and cheers to brodie for making this list :)
Fic: The Next Masterchef, Chapter 1

Summary: Masterchef AU: Alternative meeting. (No one knows each other, no glee club, etc) Kurt, Blaine and sixteen other contestants compete to see who will become the next Masterchef. For Kurt, he’s not going to let anything get in his way of winning - even the (admittedly cute) Blaine Anderson. 

Note: Please note that this is a multi-chapter fanfiction that I began working on shortly after Glee ended (though I had the idea for nearly a year before that). I really tried to finish this, but after a while I just lost the motivation to do so. There are three unfinished chapters at the end that I just can’t bring myself to finish. For now I’m going to post the 11 chapters I have finished, because I’m sad to see them go unseen on my hard drive. Even though I’m more focused on original works now, rather than fanfiction, I might get the inspiration to finish this up depending on the feedback I get. If not, I will be happy to post the “outline” of the remaining chapters and what I saw happening. If you’re okay with the possibility of this not being finished, enjoy reading what is! (small spoiler: you will see Klaine get together in this, I just haven’t finished up the competition yet, if you’re familiar with the show Masterchef).  

Thank you so much to my friend Tames for helping me with ideas and recipes and to @daltoneering who looked over every chapter for me and who did really try to cheerlead me into finishing this. (Opps)

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My name is Kurt Hummel and I’m 24 years old. I work at in New York City and I’m from Lima, Ohio. I’ve always loved to cook – mostly because it’s, well, one of the things I can very clearly remember doing with my mother before she passed away when I was young. I have all her recipes – ones from her family and others she came up with herself. It’s like… cooking them keeps her alive even now. I never thought I could do this as a career, though, hence going into fashion when I got to New York after I graduated. I love fashion just as much. You get to express yourself. But with this – it’s much more personal. I’ve always sort of wanted to open a restaurant and name it for my mother. Maybe doing this will help me do that.

Hi! I’m Blaine Anderson, 23, from Westerville, Ohio. I finished my teaching degree from OSU last year and I have been working as a kindergarten teacher back home in Westerville and don’t get me wrong, I love my kids, but lately I do feel like I’ve missed my opportunity to follow some of my dreams. So that’s why I’m taking a risk to do something I really love – cooking. Coming from a Filipino background, cooking is just a huge part of the culture. I remember cooking all day with my mom and grandmother and they’d let me help and…it’s some of my best memories. I never stopped, even though I’ve never done cooking professionally and for once in my life I’ve decided to take a leap.

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Fic: The Next Masterchef, Chapter 6

Summary: Masterchef AU: Alternative meeting. (No one knows each other, no glee club, etc) Kurt, Blaine and sixteen other contestants compete to see who will become the next Masterchef. For Kurt, he’s not going to let anything get in his way of winning - even the (admittedly cute) Blaine Anderson.

Sorry this took so long. I sort of kept forgetting to post the new chapters if I’m being honest. Opps! 

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Previous chapters on tumblr 

Blaine is nervous the next day when they get into the bus to drive to the next team challenge. Everyone is visibly upset to have lost Millie the day before: she really was like the group’s mom the whole time, but Blaine knows she must be ecstatic to be seeing her daughter Marley again now.

When they finally pull up into a parking lot, it’s one just off the beach and everyone hurries off the bus, moods suddenly lifted. How can they not be when you can see the blue skies and hear the waves breaking?

The judges are waiting for them, of course – with three food trucks painted with red, blue and yellow.

“Today, as you might have gathered, is going to be a food truck challenge,” says Gordon with a grin.

“But it’s not just two teams that will be competing today – it’s three,” says Graham.

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Episode 70 Finale: First Challenge

George: Now to plate up those 35 on trays on your own, would be very difficult. So we gotta give you a little bit of help and allow you to pick two of your Masterchef colleagues to plate up under your constructions in that thirty minutes of service.

Gary: Andy, let me guess who you gotta choose..

Andy: First one, obviously Benny

George: Ooooooh yeaaaah!

[People cheering]

Something Extraordinary

Summary: Emma is a contestant on MasterChef. Killian is the celebrity chef who comes in to mentor for a week. It turns out they have far more in common than they ever expected.

A/N: Possibly the stupidest thing I’ve ever written? Haha


If she was being completely honest, Emma entered MasterChef for the express purpose of pissing off Neal. 

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