Hello, I am

Fikri Rasyid

Indonesian. Father of two. Muslim. Web developer. I’ve blogged here since 2008.

About the blog

It started with “i want a place where i can share my idea in any form that i want“. Over the years i also realize that this is also a form of self expression which helps me to connect with like-minded people.

If you enjoy what you are reading, let’s get to know each other.

Travel ✈︎

I pour hours and lots of love into these. Extensively written and photo-driven blog post. Looks better in desktop / large screen.

 

Mexico Trip (2019)

Spain Trip (2018)

Japan Trip (2017)

Recent Posts

I used to be “try to only put my best stuff out there“- kinda guy. These days i realize that it significantly held me back from doing anything so these days so i simply write and hit publish whenever I have a chance to do so.

Spouse, Marriage, & Kids pt. 1

Spouse, Marriage, & Kids pt. 1

Couple of thoughts on spouse, marriage, and kids. I'm not sure what leads me to this, I think there was discussion on my twitter timeline couple of weeks ago regarding marriage and i want to share my take on these. Spouse This actually works both way: before you look...

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On Making Company Retreat Vlogs

On Making Company Retreat Vlogs

Elegant Themes does annual company retreat since 2016 and I'm fortunate to attend all the company retreats and making travel vlog out of it: 2016 in Berlin - i shot videos using GoPro Hero 4 then automatically edited it using Quik app (spoiler alert: video production...

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Games in Quarantine

Games in Quarantine

There are three games that I've been played more this past week during the quarantine which i'd like to talk about: Mario Odyssey Nintendo Switch I recently give more Switch time for my son since we're self quarantine-ing ourself. Among my very limited Switch game...

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Altered Carbon Season 2

Altered Carbon Season 2

I tend to find stories that explore the limits about consciousness and death to be interesting. Netflix' Altered Carbon is one of them. Altered Carbon general premise revolves around the theme that in the future people extend their life by installing a device called...

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COVID-19

COVID-19

It is pretty hard to wrap my mind about this COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of January, we still acknowledged this as epidemic that affects Wuhan (China) and several east Asian countries. In February, it spreads like crazy; Fast forward now at the end of march we've...

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Make Good Freebies Then Share It For Free

Make Good Freebies Then Share It For Free

One of favourite advice I frequently give to those who ask "how do i start my career" especially if the the one who ask want to work in creative field: Make good freebies (item / product / tool / assets / craft that people can use), then share it for free I did this...

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January 2020

January 2020

So... there goes the first month of 2020 LOL. It's still feels like yesterday when everyone is so hyped with 2020 and decade in review post pops up everywhere and here we are now at February 2020. The first month of this decade was so freakin unbelievable. Globally:...

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Parenting Paradox

Parenting Paradox

One of the most obvious dilemma I realize as a parent: I would like to keep my kids from unfortunate events as much as possible but at the same time as a grown up I realize that those unfortunate events are the things that brought me to the state I'm currently in;...

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Better Left Unsaid

Better Left Unsaid

When I am angry, my brain automatically run tons of scenarios of what could happen and populate tons of hurting things to be said. On lucky day, I managed to keep quiet and spitting none of it. On my bad day, some of them are spitted out. Most of them, are left...

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