Bloggers’s Land Coffee: Join Us?

I am due to be back in Indonesia by 24th of January. Which apparently not a perfect time to visit the country since God has problem with her bladder lately. Our place should be like a lake by now, and I prepare for the worst. In February 2007, I was … [Read more...]

I’m Back!!

I'm back, baby!! After being suspended by my hosting provider for exceeding the bandwith quota, I finally have given up and upgraded my account. They said it's my fault for having up to 500 visitors and high traffic every day. Yeah and thanks to … [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...]


Less than two weeks and I'm off to London for girl's weekend trip. This would be an interesting meet-up because I only know Nikki who's originally from here but now resides in Assen, and will be meeting others from Assen and one from Oman! So we … [Read more...]

Wrong! It’s Hard To Say I’m Sorry

Why is it difficult for some people to admit they are wrong, let alone apologise, even though they know they are wrong, or proven wrong? In my attempt of trying to understand this particular person who has caused a major headache for the past two … [Read more...]

Belated Apology from The Ass-Pincher

About four years a go, mr.mck and Huib celebrated their joined birthday by throwing a BBQ party at Bugil's bar. I think it was either Saturday or Sunday afternoon, and there were about 50 people turned up to stuff their faces with sausages, burgers … [Read more...]

Friends Abroad

Last night I found out that Bugilsnews displays Indonesian Expatriates Forum (IEF) link and its widget on their site. With a few thousands of subscribers (I was told they had 10,000 readers a couple of years a go and it was when Bugils Group hasn't … [Read more...]

Hang out with Fellow Indonesians

Why do we tend to hang out with other Indonesians, and in most of the cases, with only Indonesians, while we're abroad? … [Read more...]

On Life, Being Busy, and Moving On

It's Monday night. I find myself sitting in a big table in Cazbar, drinking glasses of good red wine, listening to the good music (although there was one time I raised my eyebrows when they played Wham!'s Wake Me Up Before You Go Go - and was … [Read more...]

‘Real’ Friends

Note: this topic came up when one day Ecky and I were exchanging gossip about someone we both know, and one sentence from Ecky struck me: 'Do you think she even has real friends?' I then tried to remember all the occasions she turned up, and realized … [Read more...]