Indonesian Women and Small Town Mentality

I've noticed that many Indonesian women, wherever they reside, still carry 'small town mentality'. I've noticed that:   Small town mentality is: family value. It means that we are all a big happy family, that your friend is my friend. It's … [Read more...]

Looking Into The Future (Part Two)

Read part one here. I found a website, conveniently called Coffee Cup Readings Online, that explains how the coffee reading process takes in detail: 1. Simply drink your coffee in white china with no inside pattern or decoration. It can be any … [Read more...]

Looking Into The Future (Part One)

Fortune-telling, the practice of predicting information about a person's life, isn't something I'm generally interested in. I grew up in the environment that has shaped me to usually rely on facts, tangible things, and physical existence. Which is … [Read more...]

A Football Fan? Not Quite

I used to be a football fan. Back when I was in primary school, I picked up football as something I would follow diligently on the news. I remember I watched Maradona's infamous "hand of God" live, I remember I collected Marco van Basten's pictures … [Read more...]

A Weird Indonesian

You must have known how many times I complain about Indonesia or Indonesian. And I thought I couldn't find any other thing worth to talk about as I feel I've covered all. Until a couple of weeks a go. This particular Indonesian lady, who was … [Read more...]

When I Grow Up I Wanna Be… A Playboy Bunny!

I remember when I was in primary school I wanted to be an astronomer (looking for objects up in the sky), archaeologist (looking for objects down beneath the earth), or architect (building things up or down), when I grow up. The first two were … [Read more...]

The Anal Retentive in Me

From Wikipedia: Anal-retentive (or anally retentive, anal retentive), commonly abbreviated to "anal", is used conversationally to describe a person with such attention to detail that the obsession becomes an annoyance to others, and can be carried … [Read more...]

I'm Bringing My Sexy Heels Back

The first time I landed in Scotland I realised that I had no closed-toes shoes at all, except several pair of boots. All my shoes had at least 5 cm heels or higher, and all were open toes models, a.k.a sandals, because I come from a tropical country … [Read more...]

How Well Do You Know Your Family?

Following my previous post about how facebook has taken my friends away,  I also have to mention that this particular social network has helped me to connect with long lost relatives. I am not really good at keeping in touch with my cousins, second … [Read more...]

Facebook Has Taken My Friends Away…

...Literally. I am deleted from someone's friends list because apparently his wife was jealous at me. I also found another friend has deleted his own cheeky comments and his tag in several pictures because his wife has just joined facebook and might … [Read more...]