11 March 2007


Its just a single moment. It changes your whole life, and you don't realize it until you start picturing the consequences. Many people don't really take advantage of this and continue doing whatever they're doing. The few who do, take a big risk, but also take the chance to be really happy.

Its that moment when it finally hits you; you need to be doing what you really love. You can't do anything else. All the time you've been doing whatever you're doing, whether its your job, your way of life, or anything else, is just the normal thing any average person in your society would do. And so you follow along; you get a normal job just like everyone else - the higher you are paid is a measure of how successful you are, whether it brings along with it more stress and less free time, or otherwise. You get into that routine, the typical life-style set upon you by society, following the invisible rules that have been placed upon all of us. As you grow up your dreams start shrinking, getting smaller, and then it reaches a point where they don't keep getting smaller, but instead start to fade, all the way till they dissapear. Thats how our lives are.

But today I had the moment. I was driving around, and it hit me. It was a flash, a second, a miniscule moment of enlightenment, and now my life is not the same. I know what I need to do. I want to follow my passion, and do what I love for a living, not work a pointless job in a fake organization. Its a tough decision though, and not a lot of people manage to get out of the regular routine. Many hide from the idea, and continue doing what they are doing. Its a scary place. Be secure doing whatever you're doing, or go full throttle behind your dreams, and risk being broken down for the chance to be finally happy and content.

My mood is so calm and peaceful right now. So enlightened. Its the biggest step and the biggest challenge i've had to go through in my life, but I will make it. I believe I can, I know I will. The world is mine.

8 March 2007

Hung up on the Past?

This "Facebook" thing is pretty crazy. I mean, i've tried all the other social connection utilites like myspace, Hi5, etc, and i'm sure other people have as well and know how they work. But this week has been a total mind trip.

My life has pretty much been unstable, moving around from place to place. I was born in Kuwait, raised in London, then moved back to Bahrain for a few years. Went to London again for a few more, USA, then back to Bahrain, and then to UAE for college. Spending a few years in each place, you start making friends, getting closer, and suddenly the time comes when you have to move and suddenly lose touch with everyone. You have to start making new friends, forgetting about old friends etc, and with time your chances of getting in touch with them get much slimmer.

But last week someone added me on Facebook. I didn't know who it was at first but kept looking at their photo, and it took about 20 seconds or so for it to sink in my head! It was someone I knew from high-school! Considering I graduated in 1997, its been almost 10 years, and from the looks of it, we've changed! Then I found a few other people, and soon, we were all looking at old photos of us back then in excitement!

So comes my turn, I decided to look up every single person I know. If I add up all the friends i've had over the years, i'm sure they're many! But to actually get in touch with all of them again? Thanks facebook. And just seeing old photos you didn't even know existed in the first place from back in the days, thats just something else.

I just got in touch with people I haven't seen, or heard anything about since I was 13! And they actually reminded me of things I didn't even know about myself! Weird huh? I've looked in my drawers and cupboards for old photos, and i've found hundereds! Will be scanning them soon for everyone to see. Should be a mind trip for everyone!

Always feels good getting in touch with old friends and old memories; personally for me, i've been hung up on these friends every time I left one place to go to the next, and although it was probably on a subconscious level, this feeling was there. I guess I can finally lay my memories to peace. Its such a cool thing, this facebook stuff, or whatever networking program you use. Enjoy it!

Another thing. Take photos. Take photos of you and your friends everywhere you go, even if you're not the "photo-taking type". They might not mean that much to you now, but when you look back at them 10 or 15 years later, you'll understand!

** This blog is in no way affiliated with, or sponsored by Facebook! However, they are very welcome to sponsor me if they like! **

4 March 2007

Question of the year:

I read this question somewhere; really made me laugh!

Whoever came up with it is either totally deranged, or a total genius! Anyway; if we record noise (from anything, noisy street, shouting etc), we can play it out loud when its quiet, to make the place noisy right?

Ok... now heres the question:

Can we record "quiet" and play it really LOUD when it gets noisy??