Poetry, Status, Twitter

Mini Post Monday: My Twitter Poem

Despite feeling unwell and extremely tired, I couldn’t sleep last night.

From my experience, everything seems worse at nighttime. Even if it isn’t.

I lay there, staring at the ceiling… contemplating the job hunt, how every job listing asked for “experienced”, and how I was never going to be able to break into tech.

Suddenly, I decided to write a poem. But, out of all places, on Twitter:

Having had not written any songs or poems in over 10 years, this was a rather cathartic exercise.

With only one like (from my best friend, no less!), I fell right asleep.

Art, Fun Stuff, Instagram, Social Media

Art on Instagram

I love art.

Growing up, I would attend art classes. Then, art museums became hotspots whenever I went travelling. And for the last five years, I’ve been really into travel photography.

One of the most accessible way for me to get art is via Instagram. Since I’ve been using the platform for my photography portfolio, it soon made more sense to follow other artists and designers, than celebrities who post selfies.

One of my favourite accounts is Josie Doodles (@josie.doodles). A fellow Australian in Sydney, she doodles these little balls of water-coloured balls in regards to important topics, such as mental health, emotions, and current happenings.

In a special post recently, she upped up one by pairing a doodled animation with music:

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Fun Stuff, Technology

Oh, The Poor “i” in Pixar!

I love newsletters, and one I get regularly – Creative Bloq – sent me a thought-provoking email today.

You know that Pixar animation right that appears at the start of every single Pixar movie? The cute little lamp that jumps past the name, and squashes down the “i” to replace it?

The original famous animation feat. Luxo Jr. that we all know and love!

Well, that lamp is actually called Luxo Jr., and it looks fun when we watch it from afar.


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Art and Culture, Quotes

Quote of the Day: John Updike

What art offers is a space — a certain breathing room for the spirit.

John Updike

Quotes, Social Media

Quote of the Day: Better Oops

I saw this quote written on a tote bag when I was walking by a bookstore right after an appointment today. It actually made me stop and think.

Since that today had been spent job hunting and attending related meetings, I felt that this very much fitted with with today’s mission,

Later, the very same quote appeared on the Internet in front of me…

Is the universe trying to tell me something?!