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#metoo x 6

Trigger warning: sexual harassment stories. And a long, sometimes incoherent, blogpost. Last week, an article from UGM’s campus press Balairung Press went viral and opened the pandora box…

Hospital and Poo

An episode of four nights in the hospital, and a much-awaited poo, four days later. Being hospitalized is a great challenge but getting your child hospitalized is an…

EMA Talks: on Profession and Passion

Have you ever met a bunch of great, brilliant people over and over again but have next to no idea about their professional lives and passion? I have…

Recipe: Creamy Mushroom Soup (without using cream)

A post shared by Bunga Manggiasih (@bungamanggiasih) on Apr 1, 2017 at 8:18am PDT It’s been raining all day and I’ve been craving for creamy mushroom soup for…

Two Birthdays and an Anniversary

The last four months give me two birthdays (RK’s and mine), plus a wedding anniversary (Yoga’s and yours truly, of course). Here’s some reflection of those events, which…

So Long, Sudish

There’s always a first time for everything, they said, and this is my worst first time: of death of a dear, dear friend. His name is Sudish Niroula,…

Six Months

Where did my last six months go? It feels like RK was born yesterday, but six full months have passed us by. I can still remember vividly how…

Baby Rhythm and Blues

Getting into the rhythm, getting rid of the blues. Having a baby means a complete rehaul of your (well at least my) daily rhythm. The newborn baby dictates…

Delivering A Miracle

Once I delivered my baby, I understand that every delivery story is a story of miracle. Here’s mine. My estimated due date was 6 June, but no signs…

40 Fantastic Females in Islam

Found a treasure in the bookstore today: a book about 40 outstanding females in Islam, written for children. This is quite a surprise since most narratives about Islamic…

Balkan Trip 9: Salaam, Sarajevo

(Previous posts of the Balkan Trip are available here) That morning, I took the train from Mostar to Sarajevo. The ticket cost me 10,9 KM. Bus would be…

Balkan Trip 8: Hercegovina Vista

This is a very late post. The trip happened in.. 2013. I only managed to write seven posts so far. Almost two years later, I finally found time…