18 November, 2012


I used to figure that Lana Del Rey's music doesn't suit me, and never will. And I hated them for some time because of the music videos, which I considered as uncreative and bad for my mind. Most of the time I couldn't figure out why would Lizzy use such weird and disturbing themes and stories for her music videos. I wondered if I should blame the director or her, or nobody because I'm just being nosy for worrying about such things?

I was being stubborn, unfair, and misogynistic I guess. I ought to give myself a chance to love her songs, appreciate the joy that she has brought to us, and to the whole world. And after a while, I came to realise that her music wasn't that bad after all, and I find that the music videos were actually presented with really beautiful and meaningful stories. And for being such a talented and beautiful singer and song writer, I think she deserves to be praised and awarded for what she did for the musical industry. You will always be in my heart, Lizzy. And I'm sorry.

All the screenshots above are from Lana Del Rey's National Anthem, Born To Die and Summertime Sadness's music videos.

16 November, 2012

The Little Prince

I finished reading the pdf version of the story last midnight, since I couldn't find a copy of the storybook. It was amazing, the way Antoine presents the story in a calm and quiet background setting. The story raise topics which are the fundamental principles of life on Earth but rarely discussed among the society. The writer talked about grown-ups; their thoughts, the way they speak, and the attitude they used when attending to different subjects. And since the little prince came from a different planet, his curiosity about life on Earth were revealed through the questions he asked and the opinions he gave.

The writer creatively mentioned about different and unique occupations and responsibilities; the beauty that can be seen in every chore or deed, such as the lamplighter lights the street lamp. I like the way the writer used the little prince to describe his thoughts (if it was his thoughts in the first place) of a simple street lamp and a lamplighter on a little planet; the writer's purpose of creating them to tell the readers about how every good deeds do matter, no matter how small are they.

The little prince's planet is so small, he cares for every things that exist and come in contact with him in his life; the sunset, the street lamp, the rose he waters, and the goat in a box which the writer drew for him. I admire the little prince for being obedient as he visited Earth in favour of the geographer's request to write about the planet. And as he recalled the past about his journey in the train station, he was so observant that he could easily find a way to relate the Earth with the people living in it; having no imagination (the echoes which repeats what the prince had shouted from the mountains to the sky) and retarded (wanting or having the others to speak up first before they speak). It is sad to listen to the way the little prince pointed out the fact that men do not know what they are looking for through all the excitement and errands. They have not met their true objectives in life at all. I  have to agree with him on this.

And to the end of the story, I learned the true reason why anything can be important for us, and that is because we care and waste our time for it which makes it so important.

07 November, 2012

All I want for Christmas

I'm so glad that I have the chance to get to know you. I remembered how cute you were on the first day when we met. You were riding on your truck and you went 'broom broom'. You even wanted me to play with you. And I joined in. We were just childish.

Then, you called me 'wifey', and after some time, I called you 'husband'. We are just playing. I had loads of fun with you. You made my day and put a smile on my face whenever you are around. When you're nowhere to be seen, I feel so sad and I miss you a lot. It's just a game, it's just too sudden. So should I trust you and let you get on with this? Or should I just let go of all this?

But maybe you are the one. Maybe you are the person that I have been seeking for for so long; I wish to love, to share, and to be with someone that I sincerely care for and that person cares for me too. So, are you the one? Would you care to grant my wish for me?

For some reason though, I am scared to express my true feelings for you, as I am confused myself. I am also afraid that you will not like to listen to me if I tell you the truth... And even though you don't like me for that, its okay. Because I'm happy that we can meet each other in this life. All I want for Christmas is for you to stay, and don't you ever leave me behind.

The photos above are from my flickr photostream and the teenage crime.

This Holiday Season

I'm definitely looking forward to this year's holidays and semester breaks. I need to start planning and preparing for next year's assignments and school work and come up with a new resolution =) Otherwise I will be playing Maple, taking pictures and go on a vacation. I do hope that this holiday turns well for me...

All the pictures above are of my own collection, either published on my flickr photostream or it isn't.