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Preserving language through music

American singer-songwriter, the “Piano Man” Billy Joel once commented on the power of music saying that “music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, … Continue reading

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Same but different (II)

I love listening to cover songs, especially the ones that are so different from the original. It’s like experiencing something that is so familiar, and yet so fresh and exciting. Sometimes it’s that sense of confusion that drives my curiosity … Continue reading

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If in doubt, leave it out.

Given that today is World Environment Day, I think I’ll write something relevant to this theme. So I found a takeaway coffee cup in the recycling bin the other night, because that morning my caffeine addicted flatmate went to a … Continue reading

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Is fate fluid?

What if the Nazis and the Japs had won World War II? What would that world be like? Based on a novel by Philip K. Dick, The Man in the High Castle gives a glimpse into an alternate history, in … Continue reading

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The bitterness concealed within the sweetness

  “What is to become of this country?” Fred Smith cried out in anguish.   Plot (Wikipedia – Sweet Country (2017 film)): Sam is a middle-aged Aboriginal farmer in the outback of Australia’s Northern Territory. He is sent by a … Continue reading

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The mountains have called on me… part 1

It all began with an IMAX film which I saw in 2012… After a brief moment of darkness, the scene of a mountain top poking through a sea of clouds gradually emerged on the massive screen in front of the … Continue reading

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Everyone’s (still) waiting…

If you are a fan of singers and songwriters like Sara Bareilles, Sarah Blasko and Sarah McLachlan, and always admire their talent in music and are highly impressed by their phenomenal and unique vocal skills, I think you will appreciate … Continue reading

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