Great leadership usually starts with a willing heart, a positive attitude, and a desire to make a difference

-Mac Anderson-

Professor Theo van Leeuwen – The Master of Social Semiotics and Multimodalilty

I felt so delighted when one of my PhD students shared this video with me. Professor Theo van Leeuwen was my supervisor when I did my PhD at Cardiff University, UK. My research was on the Generic Structure of Cooperate Websites. The focus was on the multimodal design of multinational company websites. And I am currently supervising PhD studies on applying Systemic Functional Linguistics and Multimodality to various social contexts, for example, education, media, tourism, advertisements and you name it.

Paparich vs Papakedana – Effects of COVID 19

This is very intriguing when people comparing paparich to papakedana (in Malay it means very poor).

Paparich otw tutup semua outlet dengan menanggung hutang 37 juta ringgi akibat COVID 19.

Manage ur financial wisely guys.

Sedangkan paparich boleh tersungkur inikan kita papakedana

It states that paparich is closing all its outlets throughout Malaysia. Even papaRICH can be affected by the COVID 19 with debt of RM37M, what’s more with us, who are papakedana (very poor people). Rich is the opposite of papakedana.

Problems in Life

Life isn’t about living without problems. Life is about solving problems.

Aminuddin Busra

Happiness is not the absence of problems. It’s the ability to deal with them.

Aminuddin Busra

To achieve peace

“Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.”

Jonathan Huie

Firman ALLAH SWT: “Jadilah pemaaf dan suruhlah orang mengerjakan yang makruf serta jangan mempedulikan orang-orang yang jahil.”

(Surah al-A’raf, ayat 199)

Binge Reading

Feeling good and happy today. I have managed to read my students’ work. It was a laborious and time consuming task, but, at the same time very satisfying. I feel good since I could carry out my duty to my students. I pray that all students under my supervision will successfully graduate and get their PhD or MPhil.