My Guide To Life

Big title, hey? Therry actually tagged me a month a go to spread my wisdom (*cough) to my dearest readers. I am pretty sure I am not the one people should run to when they hit a wall as I am no Deepak Chopra, but as Therry said, "There must be … [Read more...]

Spouses’ Privacy Setting

At that particular beautiful morning, I was sipping coffee and going through the newsfeed on my facebook. Luckily I didn't spill my coffee after reading a friend's and her husband's statuses. They just celebrated their anniversary, and felt it was … [Read more...]

Campaign Launched in UK to Improve The Image of Islam

I can't be entirely sure but I remember that I took a part in the survey about the image of Islam in UK last year. There are tens of questions I had to answer and I was surprised to find out that even I have a negative image about Islam myself, both … [Read more...]

Defacing Bible

“If you feel you have been excluded from the Bible, please write your way back into it.” The above notice, alongside with a container of pens, are put by the open Bible at an exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art (Goma) in Glasgow. The exhibit, … [Read more...]

On Cards

A friend and I were talking about how much we spent just for the Christmas cards and the postal charges. She finally had to make some smart move by sending one card for everybody in the office back in Holland, because there are too many people on her … [Read more...]

We are Fasting. So?

Every year in Indonesia, we see something unique during the Islamic holy month, Ramadan, for about 30 days. It is the month of fasting, in which participating Muslims do not eat or drink anything from dawn until sunset, and must avoid obscene and … [Read more...]

The Long And Winding Working Hours

I have quit my job and left Indonesia a year ago, but still receive job offers from time to time, although no one dares to relocate me back to Jakarta as en expat (*wink). But when I was visiting my ex boss in his fancy office after having dinner … [Read more...]

Spoiled Local-Expatriates

The Writer just wrote about spoiled expatriates, "those who come from developed country and get a job in developing country and live like a king/queen". With salary which is unbelievably higher than a local standard - mostly due to ridiculous … [Read more...]

Caucasian vs. Indonesian Men (modified)

Note: The original article was posted on Thursday, 20 March 2008. In regards to those who has requested me to remove the family reference, this article is rephrased, although I try not to go too far from where I stand and believe. After the … [Read more...]

Caucasian vs. Indonesian Men (2)

My previous post sparked lots of heavy comments. First came Oigal, who said I was nasty and too personal. He asked me to remove my reference regarding his family from my blog. … [Read more...]