Month: January 2012

Changes and Changes

These past two weeks were really great with things that make me feel at home; family, best-friends, traffic jams, buildings and streets I used to pass by; city dust and lights. The buildings and the streets were still on the same coordinates, changed a bit here and there on the surface, but I mostly remembered how they were used to be. The city dust was still a part of the wind, and the city lights at night were still bright and sometimes blinding. The traffic jams got worse though. Some things else changed. My brother; he grew taller and stronger and normally started to watch porn with his friends. My best friends changed also. Well, Noumi was still Noumi and Wiena was still Wiena; all of them were still them. We still laughed the way we used to. We still gossiped about some particular people and sang the song from particular phase we had in common. Only, some of them got jobs, one or two got married, and I wasn’t sure about how many that got drunk. All …

Kindle Story

After some time waiting, I finally got my e-book reader; a Kindle Touch. For those who asks where I bought it; I asked an engineer fella, Felany, to buy it while she went for training in Houston, US. AFAIK, Amazon doesn’t officially ship Kindle to outside US. For those who want it so much; anything is ‘available’ in FJB Kaskus, so you may check there. Well, I’m not a gadget reviewer, but as a reader, I recommend it. It’s light, handy, and the battery lasts up to 2 months (they say) without music & wi-fi on. Music & wi-fi? Yes, it’s got an mp3 player so we can play music while reading (I put sounds of the rain and other natural tracks), and wi-fi so we can highlight some catchy lines and tweet it with a couple of touches. Don’t worry about our basic needs for reading like adjusting the font-size or adding bookmarks for they are surely available. My favorite feature in Kindle, by the way, is the dictionary letting us see the definition …