Across The Universe

    There’s something about Fiona’s calming voice that keeps me coming back to this song. I remember there was a time when I kept playing it on repeat, staring off to the distance while hanging onto the repeated mantra: nothing’s going to change my world. I wanted somebody to reassure me, even if it […]

Letters to July

Although I managed to sneak in some posts last month, July had met its end silently on this blog. But it doesn’t mean you can’t relive another person’s July. Emily Diana Ruth is a Canadian amateur filmmaker and one of my favourite vloggers. “Letters to July” is an awesome series where Emily uploads daily vlogs for […]

Tenangkan Bontot Anda

Yes, the title of this song is literally “Tenangkan Bontot Anda” (“Calm Your Butts”) and the song is as ridiculously whimsy as the title suggests. I love how this song is performed live because, from the looks of it, the song is a collection of random noises strung together which is really difficult to pull […]

Bathwater

You and your museum of lovers The precious collection you’ve housed in your covers My simpleness threatened by my own admission And the bags are much too heavy In my insecure condition My pregnant mind is fat full with envy again I was driving today when a familiar song came on the radio. It was […]

Stay Alive

Thinking about my life right now, the only mental image I could conjure is me cupping water with my hands. No matter how hard I try, the water will always spill over. People always have this bullshit idea that the reason your life spirals out of control is because you don’t try hard enough or […]

Everything Goes My Way

A year ago, when everything seemed to fall apart for me, or so I thought in my head, I used to love listening to this song. I don’t know if it was some masochistic streak in me – listening to somebody singing sarcastically to me that everything is going swell and hope is here to […]