Life, Actually

Life in the Netherlands, because it goes on!

Mendaki Gunung, Lewati Lembah…

Tulisan berbahasa Indonesia. Salah satu resolusi gue setelah keluar dari pekerjaan kemarin adalah untuk melakukan kegiatan mendaki. Yaaaa… nggak perlu sampe mendaki gunung beneran kayak Gunung Gede atau Gunung Papandayan, sih, karena gue tau batasan diri gue yang paling malas disuruh olahraga dan punya gaya hidup sedentary. Jadi, ketika sahabat-sahabat gue (Ria dan Indra) bikin […]

Books I love and I loathe

These past two months, I’ve been obsessed with books. Doesn’t mean that I haven’t been obsessed with books all of my life, though. I’ve been obsessed with it since my childhood. Back to those wonderful childhood days, I liked to bury my nose to good children’s books, such as Disney-related books and Roald Dahl’s ‘The […]

Bikin Bangga Siapa?

Tulisan berbahasa Indonesia. Hari ini, gue pergi ke gereja. Kebetulan tema khotbah hari ini adalah “Bibit, Bebet, Bobot”. Pendeta sore ini datang dari gereja Jawa, dan dia mulai ngomongin tentang falsafah Jawa yaitu Bibit Bebet Bobot yang sering dipakai sebagai wejangan orang Jawa ke anaknya yang mau nikah atau cari pacar. Kata pendeta sore ini, […]

The inner voice that speaks on my behalf

Here’s a little checklist for you. Do you constantly feel tired in dealing with humans on a daily basis? Do you need to ‘recharge’ your energy at least once a week by doing nothing and just being silent? Do you hate making small talks? Do you often sneak out at parties just because you’re tired […]

What to do Before Going to Graduate School

Everyone (well, most people I know, technically) has a desire to go back to school to pursue further studies. Some of them want to change their major, meanwhile the rest of them want to stay on the same course as their previous academic background, like me. However, not many of them know the right steps […]