Indonesian Instrument – Gamelan – in the UK

This post has been in my head since another blogger Fe posted something about Indonesian things abroad. I mentioned that in one of my favourite places to go Southbank Centre, there is an Indonesian… Continue reading

Nonton Konser: yang pertama, yang terseru, yang aneh, …

Salah satu kegemaran saya adalah nonton konser. Tapi kenapa kok gak pernah dibahas diblog ini? Hmm karena kalau lagi konser, males konsentrasi ambil foto2 atau video. Jadi hasilnya selalu Meh. Ini beberapa foto… Continue reading

3 Things – Animation, Urban Art and Music from Indonesia

Hi Everyone! I hope you are all good. It is getting really cold and dark in the UK, hence my reluctance to do anything but read books and drink tea under the warmth… Continue reading

Tasting Cornish Pasties in Cornwall

Like Champagne, Cornish Pasty are a regionally protected product, which means that it can only be called Cornish Pasty if it was made in Cornwall. Apparently Cornish Pasty is also the origins of… Continue reading

Membaca Koran di Inggris

Mungkin telah terlalu lama saya tidak berada di Indonesia untuk mengetahui apakah ada politik didalam membaca koran. Waktu jaman saya kecil orang tua saya yang sepertinya ternyata termasuk kelas menengah bacaan korannya adalah… Continue reading

St Agnes Island, Scilly Isles, England

Inspired by my visit to the most westerly point of mainland Europe Cabo De Roca near Lisbon. I started an adventure to visit the most westerly points, this time of inhabited England. I… Continue reading

Oh No! Asterix, why?

I just found the problem of getting your information from comic books, that it could all be misleading. I know, I know, they are work of fiction and exageration. Of course, there is… Continue reading

St Ives, Cornwall, UK

St Ives (hear pronounciation here) was famous for artist in the uk in the 60’s to 80’s, because of its beautiful seascape, somewhat micro climate and higgledy piggledy lanes. Now although still beautiful… Continue reading

A Book that made an impact

This request of discussion was posed by Deny, when I asked my readers what do they want me to write about. A lot of books have impact on me. I think if you… Continue reading

My Daily Routine

I asked my reader what would they like me to write about. Ria said she wants to know what my daily routine is like. Panic engulfed me. Oh NO! That is the most… Continue reading

Afternoon Tea on a Bus, London

The idea, I thought, was such a novelty. It turned out, they already have a restaurant in a moving bus in Indonesia. Well, never mind, the special thing about this one is of… Continue reading

Rambling – Cerita kehidupan di Inggris

Terakhir pulang ke Indonesia, saya bercerita kepada teman saya kalau saya suka Rambling.Waktu dia berkata ‘apa itu rambling?’ ‘Itu loh yang di lakukan Ramblers, kan banyak di UK orang ramblers” tentunya ini jawaban… Continue reading

The Winners are

Quick update. Literally you can find anything online right? I was contemplating on how to pick the winner. So I thought, maybe there is such a thing as randomiser. DRUMM ROLLL, CYMBALLS

Breakfast at Wolsesley, London

If they say to have afternoon tea at the Ritz in London, they would say have breakfast at the Wolsesley. Which is coincidentally almost next door to each other. Apparently a lot of… Continue reading

To the Power of Three

It is quite good that wordpress reminded me of this blog being 3 Years the other day! That has gone super fast! I made great friends from the blog which is amazing. I… Continue reading

How To Wear a Batik Fabric – No Sew

As a proud Indonesian I have been collecting Batik and Ikat Fabrics, beautiful ones that I sometimes put on a frame or put as a decoration on my sofa. Otherwise they are just… Continue reading

A – Z Indonesia Inspired Font

The booklet caught my eyes with its combination of unusual colours and traditional pattern. If you have been following me for a while you’d know that I am into illustrated A-Z s books,… Continue reading

Indonesia Etc – A Must Read – An Indonesian Perspective of the Book

Hardly ever I say to anyone I know: You must read this, or you must watch this. I obviously share my thoughts on things, but would recommend books only if I am asked.… Continue reading

Outside Glasgow – Forth Bridge, The Kelpies and Falkirk Wheel

Although not as famous as Edinburgh,  a city 1 hour away from it, Glasgow and its surrounding has plenty to offer. Before and after my tour around Glasgow, I went to see the… Continue reading

Traipsing around Glasgow to learn more about Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Have you heard of the name Charles Rennie Mackintosh? If you haven’t, you must have seen things that was originally designed by him and his Wife, Margaret MacDonald. The rose, the typeface, clean lines,… Continue reading