There were suggestions that I should try to go for crowdfunding or money pull for my writing, music and art projects. I'm incorporating all into one theme of work. I'm really not sure of the response but I'll give it a thought. I would love to hear some opinions and advice 😊
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Two months have gone ...? Oh well. I've been extremely occupied with works and self-studies. The result is awesome. I covered a lot of things in a few months more than I did when I took a degree in the campus for years. I'm quite content and proud of the achievement. I hope to see the awards coming in the very near future. As excited as I am, I'm aware that life is short no matter how long we're going to live. But each day spent in working on my legacy for the future generations, especially for those where I came from, is so worth it. I would like to cover everything that I'm working on right now but as time is very limited for me at the moment, I'll talk a little bit about it here to focus more on my writing, music and media projects. Back to my epic ...
Sunday, May 13, 2018
It has been a month of silence here. It's because I'm enjoying traveling within my own epic story writing. My heart is restless until it's done. I need to focus on it each day. I have made it my priority. So, I just let go other things that are less important. I admit I'm quite a slow writer for being a perfectionist. But at the same time, I will accept my own limitations and be satisfied with the outcome. Till it's done ...
Monday, April 16, 2018
I just finished setting up my workspace and I hope to be more consistent in updating my sites and pages. This time I have better and well organized desk. I should be able to work more peacefully. Even though it's just a small space with few items, I've arranged it in a way that almost everything is reachable whenever I need something. I'm quite excited to continue pursuing the works of music and media which I have started almost two years ago, so often delayed by other activities and programs. The one thing I've learnt from past experiences is that to be always grateful. Grateful for having the moments to learn and create things. It's not so much about getting quickly into the end result but to appreciate every moment that I have and be thankful about it and just live a simple life showered with many blessings.
Sunday, January 28, 2018
I'm back again after a long break for about 3 months. I was away in my homeland Sabah. Guess, with all the festive programs of Christmas and family gatherings there was very little chance for me to get online. More so with internet wifi having network problem. Most of the time it happened due to rainy seasons which often accompanied by thunder & lightning. Apart from that, I had been very busy rearranging our family house. There was huge work to do. I got rid a lot of things from the house, sent some to recycle center & donated others. I managed to minimize my items to 12 smaller container boxes. I felt so relieved & lighter. Finally I was able to get rid a lot of things which I didn't really need. Still I'm hoping that one day I could reduce them to just 5 boxes.
This year my resolution will be simpler & I'll go more casual. I used to write like I was writing for a newsletter or newspaper because I was concern about my students. They wanted to learn English for their exams. Now that I'm no longer with them, I prefer to be more direct & precise. I will deal with my own imperfection & limitation easily. I guess, part of this is for me to face the aging process. As we age day by day, we should learn how to let go of things especially those that are making us short-tempered & impatient. Honestly, I don't want to grow old being cranky or taking tranquilizer pills. I always believe in spending some quite time or silence to get peace of mind & heart. Decluttering helps me to relax my mind & body. Knowing this positive effect also helps me to be aware of any false desire which leads to being trapped in limited time & space. I'm sure everybody wants the freedom to move and the best way is to let go.
Saturday, September 16, 2017
It took me about three weeks to do the 7 minutes video recapture of our cultural gathering.
I had been juggling between some projects and personal duties. I’ve never been so occupied like this before. I’m in total control of my own time. I have no one to ask me what to do. While making music and videos is very much time consuming, you just don’t want to be interrupted. But, there are times interruptions do help to make us less selfish. So, I won’t say that I’m working too hard on one particular project but I’m trying to make time for every other important thing in life. I need to divide my time for others and myself. A good sleep and rest definitely has to be in the daily schedule. I do admit that I sometimes disobey this little rule like forcing myself through the night checking on the computer or cellphone. How important it is to listen to our body and senses. I shouldn’t go beyond the red light!!
Monday, July 3, 2017
I would say that the painful process of doing my songs’ EP album is like delivery labor and raising a child. Not to mention the times when I got sick, having a cold, sore throat and cough. For the moment, it’s more proper for me to choose and carry out what should be handled first. My four composed original songs which have been recorded at home will remain where they are. I prefer to go for the pro recordings and that will touch some matters on financial. I’ll have to wait for the right time to put these songs into good hands. Meanwhile, I’m trying to come up with a mix of half acapella and digital music which will foreshadow these songs. This too will take time, hoping that it will aid the fund for the pro recordings.
Whenever we cross a road, we'll have to stop and make sure that it's safe to do so. Everything will have to go through a process. So, it takes great faith and patience to wait.
"Everything comes to those who wait — if they work while they wait."