BRR. Salam Maal Hijrah 1439! To all Muslims around the world, we would like to wish you a blissful New Islamic Year! Let us all move into a new beginning, learn and reflect our past, pave a new space for a beautiful life ahead. Let’s work hard, clean our beliefs, stay strong and righteous to […]Read more
BRR. To all Muslims around the world, we would like to wishing you a blissful Eid Mubarak! May all be blessed with the barakah of wisdom, health and wealth in our pursuits and life journeys. Let’s extend our prayers for a healthy and safe world in the future and after. Thank you for staying with […]Read more
“There is a big difference between inspired from artists’ other works and copying from. A true artist is honest with himself and his art, he has no problem mentioning from where he got the inspiration from, while dishonest artists, they do things and pass it as (if) its their original idea. These artists are unethical and unprofessional.
There is a big difference between creative inspiration (while mentioning the source) and imitation (while saying its your invention).”
by Wissam Shawkat, 2015 November 29. www.wissamshawkat.com
Welcome to Faizal Somadi’s Facebook Stories.
All the texts and stories posted are full of rediscoveries of my very own self. They are all excerpts of the mind and heart, full of various degrees of thoughts, emotions, encounters, exposures, feelings, biased notions, challenges, questions, undefined answers, and of course, some quotes from others, my own stupid or idiotic reflections, facing cute moments and also, indulgence in dipping oneself into split-seconds of ecstasies.Read more
For over good 15 years, this land of my father was a mere nothing but a well-mixed of Asian fruit farm. Durian, banana, jackfruit, chempedak, tapioca, always an abundance especially during the seasons of the fruits. Additionally, mango, mangosteen, guava, rambutan, sweet potatoes and some tiny plots of turmeric, ginger, lemongrass scattered around here and […]Read more
How many times have you came across when those were the only times where you can say: I feel good? Oh yes, too many notions of good. Triumph, victory, success, bliss, love, joy, and also… desires, greed, revenge, lust… and many more in between the scale of righteousness and to the edge diabolical. But not […]Read more
What do I write here? Ok: this is my first blogging post. Blog. So what is a blog? This is new to me yet not new. Well I found out that the term “blog” is a linguistic blend of two words. Another sophisticated term for this is also known as a portmanteau word. Whereby two […]Read more