Friday, November 19, 2004

2:14pm and i'm bored

funny how listening to music makes a person feel. am listening to eagles - tequila sunrise .. heh.. all of a sudden i miss jamming with my band in college. i mean since i left college back in july 2004 ( this year) i haven't realyl been playing much with them.. guess i kind miss the time we had. you know... singing in a pub ..then as usual i'de like screw up and forget the lyrics and try find a way to cover up in front of a live audience.. embarassing.. but i guess it was quite fun.. an experience too.. but what ALMOST always happened was .. somehow.. we always had a screwy sound system to work with.. but the best sound system we ever played on was in Waikiki in PJ State. :) memmories eh?

anyway guess i'm rambling.. but while driving back from dota this morning.. suddenly i felt as if i needed to contact my bandmates.. felt as if i wanted to get something recorded down on a cd so that i have somethign to keep before i leave for the uk next year. kinda sad that we have to split up and go on our separate ways ..but i guess thats life..

i miss the time we played together.. i miss the way it felt to make music.. i miss the way the guitars, bass , percussions and the vocals blended ... i miss the good old times...

Sunday, November 14, 2004

Thoughts of Mine circa 2001

since my blog is so empty.. thought i'de post something i wrote way back in 2001

thoughts of mine.

looking at you, what can i say?
is the person you portray really who you are?
questions asked often unanswered
without a clue, i am left puzzled
Impossible it is to get to know you
give up I shall not!
because in your eyes a true pleasant person i see
underneath all the facades you may wear
i don't think that you can fool me
help is something you may not think you need
but here i will be
waiting for the moment that you give in
and accept the sincere hand i’m offering
your wounded heart in need of attention
delicate touches and handled with care
though many others could offer the same
how’d delighted I’d be if it could be me
to touch you, reopen to doors to the once warm and
wonderful person you were.

Saturday, November 13, 2004

design anyone?

i went to a seven-eleven nearby my home to get my pack of smokes. as i stood at the counter waiting for my pack of cigarettes, a mother with her two kids came in, a boy and a girl.the little boy pointed at the slurpee machine and saw the liquids which were green and purple, but the labels on top of the purple ice sludge had a picture of an orange, and the green one was labeled tutti fruiti. the younger boy asked what the purple one was.. and the older sister stared at it.. and after a few seconds said its orange flavour. I smiled.. their mom laughed.. and told them the purple one was probably grape.. and the green one was lime.. I smiled again. It amazed me how the sister, looked the at the purple slurpee and referred to the picture of the orange and said it was orange flavour.. but what amused me more.. was how their mother completely ignored the label on the green slurpee and told her children it was lime flavour despite a label stating it was tutti fruiti.. :)

then i started to ponder... wondering how important design was to our daily lives, and how it impacted different age groups. and perhaps not many people notice this, but flaws in design such as the labeling on the slurpee machine could guide people into the wrong decission. i often wonder why our malaysian sociery look upon traditional professions such as engineers, lawyers, doctors as better professions as compared to one in the design field. Perhaps, our society has yet to acknowledge the importance of deign in the world today, but perhaps i could be wrong. :)

Friday, November 12, 2004

I have no idea how to use this!!

I just realized I'm such a dimwit. I have no idea how to use this! HELP JOANNE!