FireAlchemist

A Personal Website for Technology and Gaming Enthusiasts.

2019: Goals and Plans
When people say “a lot can happen in a year”, I feel this idiom is the best way to describe how 2018 has been for me. This year presented me with a wide range of episodes for self-growth. Not to discredit any past experiences however, apart from carrying forward... Read more
Marmaris, Turkey: A Relaxing Holiday
In the past, I’ve been travelling to different countries to explore, discover and have an adventure. Whilst I love seeing a castle I’ve never seen before, a mountain I’ve yet to hike, a forest I’ve yet to explore – these were at numerous times tiring ventures. Because of my... Read more
Denmark, Copenhagen: The Fairy Tale City!
The first of the Scandinavian countries I will be visiting… Denmark! Surprisingly, this year I have not traveled much at all. This is comparing my year back in 2016 which was the travel chapter of my life. However, I feel this makes visiting Denmark that much more special! I... Read more
The Effects of Desensitization
We spend our daily lives being bombarded with things that affect the way we feel, think and behave. These things come in various interactions we have with our work colleague, significant other, our work, beliefs and opinions; our principles in life. Constantly and repetitively being exposed to these stimulus... Read more
What’s it like doing a side project while employed full time.
Inspired by: https://avilay.wordpress.com/2013/10/22/why-i-left-microsoft/ Remembering the last couple of months before my graduation, I remember the mindset that was forced onto me by variuos external factors: family, friends and distant relatives/acquaintances, the overarching goal to immediately get a job. For the following consecutive family/friend/relative gatherings, reunions or dinners we would have... Read more
London Gaming Market 2017: Retro Gaming.
Today, I had the privilege to make it to London Gaming Market’s first ever event in the heart of London! This is the place to buy retro video-games, board games and merchandise all in one place. London Gaming Market is being held every 4 months at the Royal National... Read more
A Mid-Way Update From My Social Hiatus: What Have I Been Up To?
Living in the 21st century, it may be really difficult for some people to get time off from social media (yes, Big Brother exists in real life) and for raging social media pop culture ditz like me I am sure you can relate to how addictive and essential it... Read more
List Of London Gaming And Technology Events: 2017.
Its that time of the year again. Carrying on from last year, I have browsed thoroughly the internet and other sources for the list of cool upcoming gaming and technology events in the UK and Worldwide for 2017. 2016 has given us some really cool technology and gaming news... Read more
Philippines: The Reunion After 13 Years!
I was awkward, young and naive – it was 13 years ago that I first touched land in the UK and left my life from my native country of the Philippines. I had been homesick for sometime until eventually, I felt like I was not coming back home –... Read more
2017: Goals and Plans
I am not entirely sure whether its the age thing or living in a fast-pace environment or changes in my immediate circumstances in reference to Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs but I have had a deep reflection of going through year 2017 with a deeper sense of as I would... Read more
2016 Year Review: Travel Chapter Of My Life
This year consisted of many events and changes but if I’d have to remember 2016 it will be that this is the year of travelling of my life! Ever grateful to see new places, talk to new people and experience new culture: From Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Japan, Scotland, New... Read more