Of All The Places To Get Stuck in
Will you remember me? I will remember you. How do you do? These are the opening lines to my song Places. Before Indonesia, I had little chances to meet new people outside of work or school. Where I’m from in Metro Manila, I don’t get to interact with my neighbors too much because we are…
“Sailing Off” Into Indonesia
This is the first story under my blog series #SunchildStories, written in honor of the release of my debut album Sunchild. Sunchild is a reflection of the life I lived while stuck on a remote island in Indonesia during the COVID-19 pandemic. My story begins with a song I wrote 7 years ago: Sail Away.…
Signs of Spirituality
Today was a special day. Not only did I announce that I am officially Lili to represent my music, but I woke up feeling inexplicably light for the first time in awhile. Apparently, it wasn’t just memories I brought home from Indonesia, but paranormal energies. When I came home back in December 2020, I was…
My Indonesian Adventure (During COVID-19 Lockdown)
This is a short narrative of my story in Indonesia during COVID-19 lockdown in 2020.
Life Update: I Have a New Job!
I’m pretty much packed but I have a few hours left at home. I don’t know how productive I can still be. You know that period between appointments where you can’t really concentrate? Add to the fact that I’m feeling quite weak even though I had lunch. Okay fine, I’ll say it: I’m nervous. It’s…
New Song, Nice Morning
Now I remember how I was supposed to introduce the band – by talking about our new song. But then I wrote about how we started instead, which is actually a better beginning anyway. Regardless, I still want to say that I’m really excited for this new song we’re currently recording. My parents insisted I…