Category Archive: Conversations

Putting a man on the moon VS shoes

“We live in world where we managed to put a man on the moon and orbit space, where we can print food, where distance and time is challenged by the existence of the… Continue reading

Menonton Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Nah, karena buku scriptnya baru keluar minggu ini dimana-mana, saya ingin sekali diskusi soal Harry Potter dan Anak yang Terkutuk, atau dikutuk? kurang yakin. Saya nonton pentas ini beberapa minggu lalu, kalau mengikuti… Continue reading

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

Summer Greeting, Song & Roscoff, France

The sun is finally shinning again here. I want to say to you all my blog friends, Have a wonderful summer! To those new follower, Thank you so much for following me and… Continue reading

Small Monkeys and Batu Putih – Fin

…We got out of the bushes where the monkeys were, and drove a long the bigger red-earth road for about 10 minutes, even deeper to the forest. When suddenly I can see the… Continue reading

Small Monkeys and Batu Putih 1

After our 3-hour drive from Manado, the driver, who at the beginning said he knows the way but then several times made the wrong turns, reversing and going back on ourselves, finally made… Continue reading

Cerita Pendek, BBC radio 2, 500 Kata

Sepertinya ini memang salah saya. Saat membaca buku atau sebuah cerita saya tak henti menebak akhirnya. Tapi ketika akhirnya saya baca dan tamatnya sesuai dengan dugaan saya, yang saya rasakan adalah kecewa. Tentu… Continue reading

Boyhood Film – My Random Thoughts

Like a good book, a good film for me are those that make me think days after I watched it. Although I have just watched the film ‘Boyhood’, I think the fact that… Continue reading

Teddy’s Jakarta

Teddy W. Kusuma, or in the blogging world he is called Twosocks, is a half of The Dusty Sneakers. I tweeted the other day to say this is probably going to be the… Continue reading

Lorraine’s Hometown – Jakarta

Following my thoughts, I have started asking a few people about their hometown, memories and how they perceive the city they once lived in or still living in. The first person I asked… Continue reading

My Hometown – Real or a faded memory?

When I was studying cultural tourism they say that people are more likely to visit attractions outside their area. If they were to choose to spend time other than shopping they are more… Continue reading

Conversation about Culture – Arranged Marriage or Match Making

In Indonesian Literature there is a book called Sitti Nurbaya, written by one of the country’s famous writers Marah Rusli published in 1966. The story is so well known in Indonesia that it… Continue reading

An unlikely to have happened question

Inspired by other Indonesian bloggers about the silly questions that they got by their fellow countrymen/women, I thought I share mine. One of the questions or maybe just verbal wondering that people say… Continue reading

Stop Using Foreign Words?

Okay, I admit the whole post is going to be in English just to be Ironic. Not the kind of Irony that Alanis Morissette was talking about which essentially mean “bad luck”. Lately… Continue reading

Sunday Conversations – On Art education

Yesterday ( Sunday) I went to visit the Tate Modern with a friend, I haven’t been to this favourite gallery of mine since I saw the Yayoi Kusama in 2012. Oh my that… Continue reading

Sunday Conversations – Souvenirs

In an attempt to show more of who I am, I have been wearing batik dresses every other day. (For those unaware of my previous post, I was accused of being Slovenian). This… Continue reading

Sunday Conversation – on the subject of my origin

Sometimes people say ‘how was your holiday home to Malaysia?’ Despite the fact that I told them where I am from and constantly mentioning it. I think people in England are more likely… Continue reading

Sunday Conversation – Soundtrack of 90s

There are conversations that I have with people that I want to note. Spring 2014 My living room With a friend. The drink: Indonesian Loose leaf tea, no sugar, no milk Gimmick: Diver… Continue reading