Sunday, April 26, 2009

[Photo] The Light, The Light!

Sunrise at Grampians (Uncropped) (by changyang1230)
Boroka Lookout, Grampians National Park, Victoria
1/125s - f/6.3 - ISO 100 - 13mm (HDR with 3 exposures)

Small talk: I have been relatively busy recently so there hasn't been much inspiration or time to be spent in this blog. Exams are gonna happen in 8 more weeks. The shot above was taken during one of the trips in Easter break last week.


Monday, April 20, 2009

A Foggy Morning


Sunday, April 19, 2009

The Secrets of Success

I believe that through our journey of growing up, all of us must have come across self-help motivation books and speeches where the authors and presenters claim to give you the key to success. They enabled us, they made us dream. With time, however, we gradually forget most of the contents from those books and speeches. In fact, we come to the ironic conclusion that the only successful people seem to be the very people who make money from publishing books and giving speeches about being successful. Like Lillian Too and her Feng Shui tips. However, this video is a bit different. It managed to encapsulate the good old "secret of success" succinctly (it's only 3 minutes long) in an engaging way. I found it highly enjoyable and inspirational. I hope you feel the same too.

Thanks to my brother for the recommendation.


Thursday, April 09, 2009

Of The Maturing Maturity

I believe that we all go through a stage of life where we start to ponder the question called "Am I mature?". We set criteria for maturity which we often conveniently fulfill. We cherry-pick the "immaturity" of our peers to highlight our blossoming thinking faculty. And we are secretly happy.

Eventually, everyone goes through that phase and slowly we stop doing this mental exercise of "maturity criteria". We stop caring whether you are mature enough. I guess that's when the real maturity begins to set in. Or at least we hope.

Note: Yes it's the Easter holidays! Two trips, can't wait for them!


Thursday, April 02, 2009

[frank2c] I Thank Abdullah

Inevitably history will judge Abdullah as a weak and ineffective PM, one whose tenure is embarrassingly amongst the shortest in history. In fact his tenure would have been the shortest if not because he managed to delay it so that he has more than one month longer in record than Tun Hessein Onn.
If you are an invited reader, read it here.

If you have no idea what it is, read more about frank2c here.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

[Photo] Thrill

Thrill (by changyang1230)
Thrill Ride at Lonsdale St, Melbourne
1/250s - f/4 - ISO 400 - 153mm