eople can inspire you just by being themselves – I know that for a fact. As someone who likes people watching, observing, listening, inspiration comes to me in different forms but mostly from people and events around me. Recently I went to my high school for an iftar, and it brought back a lot of Read More

To strangers

Kindness Before you know what kindness really isyou must lose things,feel the future dissolve in a momentlike salt in a weakened broth.What you held in your hand,what you counted and carefully saved,all this must go so you knowhow desolate the landscape can bebetween the regions of kindness.How you ride and ridethinking the bus will never Read More

Man jadda, wa jada…insha’Allah

ust came back from dinner with my family. It was okay but the food was nyeh. before dinner started me and my mom and sister were talking… me: ummi, if i dont get a scholarship i can’t go eh?ummi: Insha’Allah you will get oneme: yeah, i can, but like canada, i got a scholarship, but Read More


amadhan is upon us again, Alhamdulillah~ so far it’s been an interesting and different experience. I’m working now, and even though I have been through Ramadhan while working before, that was just a temporary office job. Not very challenging. That’s the only thing I regret working so early, not taking an extended holiday, is that Read More

Have a nice day

I was waiting for my friends in klcc and as usual that means finding a nook in kinokuniya and burying myself there. The book I picked up was tipping point by Malcolm gladwell, a book that I already had but haven’t read. But it was a good thing that I read that little bit of Read More


Its been a week since I started work, so far its been ok I guess. My office has 15 people in total. Its kinda quiet but that’s not so bad i guess. Right now I’m in the middle of designing a 60 acre waterfront masterplan. Scary. Every morning i walk 1.2 kilometers from the lrt Read More


ome things I wrote down while waiting for my interview at z&sr to start. I came half an hour early haha!Yellow walls (:D) timber floor. Exposed steel structure, very industrial chic-ish. Oodles or paraphernalia, pictures, posters, paintings, glass walls.Orange chairs paired with dark furnishingsextensive library. Seems quite smalllocation is ok, nice compound but larger context Read More


Reasons why most people say “Nothing” when asked “What’s wrong?” nothing by ~liquidsunnyday 1. They don’t feel like explaining because they’re afraid you won’t understand.2. It’ll make them feel worse if they do because the subject is just being brought up again.3. They don’t know what’s wrong.4. Privacy / Personal space /they don’t want to Read More


oday I woke up not in the best of circumstances. I was dead tired yesterday after the caves and I fell asleep without ironing my mom’s clothes, which she already asked me to do. But I woke up refreshed, and for some odd reason, feeling really chipper. I think it stemmed from the fact that Read More

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