My sister’s story about money and career growth – a reflection

Reaching to the near end of university journey, I thought that I had a vision of what direction want to focus after graduation. “Do what you love, the money will follow” – someone said. I had thought that the question between money and career growth would be a … no brainer for a fresh graduate … More My sister’s story about money and career growth – a reflection

Webtoon 1: An Auto-Ethnography Dive into Korean Digital Comics

“Korean Webtoon are transforming media ecosystem in Australia, China, Japan, Korean and USA” – This is a sentence from a BCM lecture discussing Korean “soft power”. Under government’s incentives, Korean Webtoons (digital comic)  is changing the way people in different countries consuming online entertaining material. I first got exposed to the term “Webtoon” 3 years … More Webtoon 1: An Auto-Ethnography Dive into Korean Digital Comics

Project literacy

  Project literacy “Every child born can grow up to be a literate adult by 2030” is a goal set by #projectliteracy in an effort to combat illiteracy gap in the world. The Project literacy is a global social program founded and convened by Pearson – a British owned multinational publishing and education company. The … More Project literacy

Watching “Gojira” in the age of Hollywood blockbuster

I have to admit that as a kid living in the regime Hollywood sci-fi blockbusters which brilliantly calculated movie plots embedded with sophisticated visual and sound effect, the first generation of sci-fi genre with Gojira as a prominent example is too classic, too predictable in today’s context. And I mean it in a good way! … More Watching “Gojira” in the age of Hollywood blockbuster

Autoethnography practices via screening of the Godjira – Akira and live tweeting and blogging

Even though I did not realise it, my previous blog/ reflection on my experience watching Godjira was a practice of autoethnography. Drawing out from my first reflection on Godjira and the knowledge that I have just learned about autoethnography this week, I could see how the practical and theoretical exposure to autoethnography enable myself to … More Autoethnography practices via screening of the Godjira – Akira and live tweeting and blogging

I don’t know who I am… but that’s alright!

I took me 2 weeks to write the reflection. Actually, it took me 2 weeks thinking through my whole journey up to now to know about myself then taking up a task of “un-knowing” it. It is not and never easy to know entirely who you are. I thought I already had my answer a long time ago but it turns out that I just jumped right at identifying myself with old values that I held on unconsciously. While life is changing along with my perceptions,  I carried on with me the old values that I no longer align with. 

I ended up not knowing who I am and that is alright. 

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From writing to contact with myself to writing as a means of communication

I write to contact with myself. The first thing I do to solve a puzzle is to look at a big picture. The big picture shows jointing dots and how they are connected to each other. Writing, to me, is also about looking at the picture of thoughts. Thoughts in the regards are a constellation … More From writing to contact with myself to writing as a means of communication

Self-reflection in doing research as a way of self-discovery

My three months of commitment with unfolding my curiosity was a journey of self-discovery and self-reflection. That was the amount of time I got to understand more about things that triggered my curiosity, things that are important to me and people around me, things that enabled me to make contributions in making our lives better. Most … More Self-reflection in doing research as a way of self-discovery