Category Archive: Books mentions Indonesia

Running Amok & Man Tiger – Reflection on two books.

Did you know the phrase ‘Running Amok’ meaning a person is out of control, usually in a specific space or environment, creating chaos, came from the word Amuk or Mengamuk in Indonesian/Malay? I… 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

Tintin – Flight 714 – Indonesia, a tiny review

Another book that I have re-read, saying that I have no recollection of what I thought about it. Flight 714 is where Tintin was heading to Australia, but after landing at Kemayoran Airport… Continue reading

Gulliver’s Travels – Indonesia – a tiny review

I just discovered that the version of Gulliver’s travels, I read when I was little was the very abridged one. I was reluctant at first to read a book I thought I’ve already… Continue reading