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Bamboo Bridge at Bagan Fajar, Tangerang : Encouraging Explorations of New Places

25 August 2015 – 12:45 pm |

 
This is us, walking down a super long (and old) bamboo bridge at Desa Muara, Tangerang, West Java.
It’s called ‘Bagan Fajar’, and the bridge is usually used by fishermen to go further towards the sea …

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How our 3 Kids and I Survived the Flood, the Rain, and Walked Back Home!

10 February 2015 | Posted in: Daily, Parenting | 36 Comments
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Flood. Dear flood.
What seemed to happen in Jakarta ‘every 5 years’ has somehow become an ‘annual disaster’.
We arrived in Jakarta in March 2012 and since then, we’ve witnessed Jakarta going through this flood problem, once …

Finally, Some Chinese New Year Feel … in Jakarta

31 January 2015 | Posted in: Daily, Places to Visit | 2 Comments
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We went to Bay Walk shopping centre at Pluit today, and …. ah, finally … some Chinese New Year feel here in Jakarta! =)
Lanterns. Flowers. Chinese New Year stage shows. Sea view. Outdoor decorations.
 

 
I really …

IKEA is now open in Indonesia!

21 January 2015 | Posted in: Daily | No Comment
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I heard about IKEA coming to Jakarta since around two years ago, I think.
And we were excited about it!
IKEA Indonesia finally did open in October last year, and we went to check it out on …

Reality of Approaching FORTY!

13 January 2015 | Posted in: Daily, Marriage & Relationships | No Comment
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No, I don’t mind people knowing my real age.
I’m going to be 39 this year.
Seriously though, I do feel the number ’39′ to be … old! Haha.
Perhaps, it’s because I don’t ‘feel old’?
When I was …

Things People Say to … Fat People

2 January 2015 | Posted in: Daily | 3 Comments
Things People Say to … Fat People

 
Something happened when I was at the hair saloon today.

A woman in her 30s entered a hair saloon, and some 30 seconds later, a hairdresser in her 50s casually commented:
‘Whoaaa…you are so fat now! Really …