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DEC 14 — I’m lucky to have youthful looks that do not reflect my actual age. I dare say this because many people have guessed my age as being a decade younger than my actual 34 years. But sometimes, I think people think that I’m younger than my age because of my demeanour and my child-like, hyperactive personality.
Heck, I’ve even had my university students diagnose me as having Peter Pan Syndrome! Talk about respecting your elders. I always felt it was cool to be youngish and that my daughter would be known among her friends as the one with the cool and hip dad.
But recently, I have been feeling like I’ve been ageing. And its no thanks to the fact that I have slowly realised that my musical preference has slowly become obsolete. Music has been a passion for me ever since I can remember. I would seek out the latest and the most different kinds to listen to.
One of the first few albums I had were Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA” and the “La Bamba” soundtrack (which were the latest hot cassettes at that time). [Click to read the full article at The Malaysian Insider]
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