Monthly Archives: January 2016

Peringatan dua tahun di Indonesia

Pada hari pertama tahun 2012 aku terbangun oleh kejutan: garis pantai Jawa Selatan yang memusingkan dalam keindahannya. Dalam gelap gulita malam sebelumnya, kami tergelincir, mengutuk dan berteriak melewati lumpur ke atas bukit. Di sana ada rumah dibangun oleh satu warga Australia (di belakang pintu kamar kecil ada kalendar oleh Leunig, kartunis Australia yang terkenal). Dalam […]

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Happy two year anniversary, Indonesia

On the first day of 2012 I awoke to a spectacular surprise: dazzling, dramatic South Java coastline. In pitch-black the night before we’d slipped and squelched and cursed and yelped our way up to a house built by an Aussie (Leunig calendar on the back of the toilet door) atop a rice terraced hill skirted […]

Seven Sunrises

I farewelled my mother Meredith and her husband Richard at Denpasar airport today after nine days at Griya Santrian, a grand old beach resort in Sanur. I then swung by Warung Santai, one of my regular joints, for a late arvo lunch. While seated at a bench in front of a window adorned with seasonal […]