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Dearest Ibu…

Now is already March 9th there. So let me send birthday wishes for you from afar: a colourful life ever filled with joy and laughter. Bear hugs and…

Hippo Postcard

The cutest postcard I’ve ever received landed on my mailbox last week. It features a hippopotamus on a bike! And the hippo wears a green polkadot scarf, lil…

How to Get Rid of Your Fear

As told by a six year old. The amazing short video was shared by a friend. And I’m sharing it now to you! 🙂 Great potential for the…

Pretty Postcards

Update from postcard department! Not so recently (read: long long time ago) I received postcards from a fellow Mundusian, Sandya Rani, and a best friend from Jakarta, Vennie….

Getting Ready for The Transition Year

Whoa the 2012 almost ends! It’s been a year jam-packed with events and loads of lessons. Can’t list it all here as there are sooooo many things —…

Three LDRs

Last week I had the fortunate chance to meet a friend I first met in GYAC+IACC Brasilia. The Afghani Mr. O, let’s call him that, had a meeting…

Three Decades… and Counting

This morning, thirty years ago, Ibu (mom) and Ayah (dad) took a leap of a faith. They married in a simple ceremony in Istiqomah mosque, Bandung, West Java….

Graduation & Goodbyes

14 December 2012, yesterday, was the graduation day of ISS students. I was not part of the graduating batch, as I am actually in a two-years Mundus MAPP…

Dearest Ayah*,

Sorry I can’t be with you, again, in your birthday. I guess it’s one of the pitfalls of having the opportunity to study somewhere far from home —…

M.I.A.

What’s happened with the pledge to blog everyday? Uhm. Sorry. Been M.I.A. for a while. The usual heap of exam and papers at the end of the term…

Smoking & Impotency

I saw this in Brasilia (lame) airport’s duty free, two weeks ago. The picture was set right above cigarette shelves. I think it’s quite a powerful image, as…

Marcelo + Sao Paulo

The first time I met the marvellous Brazilian Marcelo Soares was two years ago, in the first GYAC Forum in Brussels, Belgium. We were together in the young…