Hello, I am Fikri Rasyid

I've blogged here since 2008
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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...

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...

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:...

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;...

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...

Rarely 100% Ready

Rarely 100% Ready

Many things in life couldn't wait until I am fully ready on my own terms. Sometimes I just need to decide then roll with what I had. I remember i had this naivete back then: I'll learn how to drive a car when i have my own car. I had this fear that if i learn how to...

On photography

On photography

I've been into photography for quite some time and slowly learn one and two tricks. From things that i've learned so far, there is one realization that helps me a lot: the final beautiful photography you saw is most likely post processed. Consequently, what you see in...

Setting Some Old Posts to Private

Setting Some Old Posts to Private

I just set some of the most popular posts on this blog to private so people can't read it. Here's why: several days ago I received Google Search Console review for this site which shows me what keywords people have been used to arrive to this blog: Top performing...

Decade in Review: 2010 – 2019

Decade in Review: 2010 – 2019

I'm really intrigued by the idea of writing down my decade in review (2010 - 2019) post for couple of reason: It gives bigger picture of what i managed to do. Some things took more time than a year to be achieved after all.2010 - 2019 is practically my young adult to...

Mexico Trip 2019

Mexico Trip 2019

Mexico Trip 2019Sept - Oct 2019Written and photographed (mostly) by Fikri RasyidIntroIt's hard to believe that it's already the time for Elegant Themes' annual retreat again. Last time we went to the Barcelona, Spain. This year, we did tropical vibe for the retreat....

Thoughts

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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...

read more
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...

read more
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:...

read more

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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...

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...

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:...

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;...

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...

Rarely 100% Ready

Rarely 100% Ready

Many things in life couldn't wait until I am fully ready on my own terms. Sometimes I just need to decide then roll with what I had. I remember i had this naivete back then: I'll learn how to drive a car when i have my own car. I had this fear that if i learn how to...

On photography

On photography

I've been into photography for quite some time and slowly learn one and two tricks. From things that i've learned so far, there is one realization that helps me a lot: the final beautiful photography you saw is most likely post processed. Consequently, what you see in...

Setting Some Old Posts to Private

Setting Some Old Posts to Private

I just set some of the most popular posts on this blog to private so people can't read it. Here's why: several days ago I received Google Search Console review for this site which shows me what keywords people have been used to arrive to this blog: Top performing...

Decade in Review: 2010 – 2019

Decade in Review: 2010 – 2019

I'm really intrigued by the idea of writing down my decade in review (2010 - 2019) post for couple of reason: It gives bigger picture of what i managed to do. Some things took more time than a year to be achieved after all.2010 - 2019 is practically my young adult to...