It's a Friday night. I'm sitting on my balcony. The floodlights from the building under construction opposite mine have been shut. I now overlook the highway with the city's skyline drawn above it. I'm sat on a bean bag, laptop in my lap and a … Continue reading A quarter to midnight
Here's a relatively breezy post in comparison to my usual ones. I've recently been watching quite a few series - as any millennial my age does - and there have been many a time I've been caught off-guard by how terrifyingly good some series are but remain … Continue reading My September watchlist
I zoom out. You know, how they film it in movies? The protagonist is sat in a particular setting, but the camera pans out and the audience gets a look into the character's mind. An influx of thoughts, situations and behaviours resulting in the … Continue reading How my culture makes me feel apologetic about myself
(but not really) It's been close to a month now that I began in my new role of Conversational Copywriter at a company where I finally understand what it feels like to be appreciated, as compared to the PTSD I felt like I would never … Continue reading Programming 101
It’s been a very long, very strenuous year. It’s not the new year as of yet, my birthday has recently passed also. But come tomorrow, it’ll be the start of a new year for me, as it was when I moved back to Malaysia around … Continue reading The new year
I was part of a very interesting conversation today, a conversation which is keeping me awake tonight, only because it addressed something most of everyone I’ve ever known back home always chooses to keep hidden: actual honesty in the face of actual problems, with no … Continue reading How society fails us
At this current moment, Pakistanis back home are rising from their beds to vote for the next leader of our country in today's elections. In all honesty, I've never been too involved or given much thought to my country - or any country's - political … Continue reading A new hope?