opinion piece, Uncategorized

[OPINION] What kind of a reader are you?

Those who knows me would know that I love to read.

Reading, to me, is an essential part of my life. It molded me into becoming 70% of the person I am today. It was a hobby I take pride in, so much that I used to write “I devour books” (so extreme I cannot lol) in my social profiles. Reading has lead me through so many doors of opportunities, and also helped me build a strong foundation in my writing skills.

But the more I think about it, the more I realized I am not the kind of reader I expected myself to be.

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travel, Uncategorized

[TRAVEL] New York City; My sanctuary

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“If you are given a one-way ticket to any place in the world, where would it be?”

New York City, New York.

Always.

I have always had this strong affinity, sort of an attachment with NYC – ever since I was a little child. It’s incredibly amazing as to how I got myself to fall head over heels in love with the city, even through reading materials, iconic photographs, TV sitcoms and movies. There are a long list of things to love about New York City, and mine does not even have an end to it.

I promised myself I would bring myself to the iconic city one day, with my own blood, sweat and tears. I was (still am) a firm believer in making my dreams come true through the outcome of my hard work, because I truly believe the sweetness of the reward is greater that way. And with Allah’s will in 2012, my wish was granted. Got accepted to a state uni, secured myself a scholarship, packed my bags and off I went, to the city of my dreams.

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