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Musical Obsession

Assalamualaikum wr. wb.

I am a big fan of musicals, and to watch The Lion King musical on Broadway is one of my biggest dreams. When I lived in Japan, I almost watched the show in Tokyo but I changed my mind, mostly because the show would be in Japanese and I didn't think I would like it as much as if it was in English. A few months ago, Beauty and The Beast performed in Jakarta, but I didn't watch it since I didn't have enough saving for that. And lastly, The Sound of Music will have a show in Jakarta from October 6th to 18th, but I haven't had my salary yet so I don't think I will be able to watch it either. So, you can say that I'm an avid YouTube musical fan, haha.

Anyway, my most recent musical crush was Wicked, and Aladdin being the second to last. But yesterday, as I was lurking on YouTube (just like any other Saturday nights) I found this very promising new musical on Broadway called "Finding Neverland". You might recall a movie with the same…

Life, Updated

Assalamualaikum wr. wb.
Hi! Been such a long while since the last time I got myself totally immersed in writing. Let me tell you about what I have been up to these days.
Recently Graduated Graduation ceremony was held on August 28th, 2015. I went there with my uncle and auntie since my parents could not come. The graduation ceremony was inspiring, which was not quite as I expected. I was moved when the song "Selamat Datang Pahlawan Muda" was sung. It might have meant to be a song sung for the freshmen as the graduation ceremony was also the welcoming ceremony for them; but for me, it was also as if it was sung for us, the graduates, and we were addressed as heroes which made me feel kind of sad. I felt like I have not done anything much to deserve being addressed as a hero. I could have done much better for the nation, really, but regret always comes later.
The next tear-jerking moment was when one of the freshmen, who got accepted in my faculty (Faculty of Economics and Bus…