Catatan: Playdate

Salah satu alternatif bagi anak-anak ekspatriat yang tinggal di Dhaka untuk dapat berinteraksi dengan anak-anak seusia adalah dengan mengikuti playdate. Selama ini playdate diorganisir oleh 'ayah' atau 'baby sitter', diadakan dari rumah ke rumah, diikuti oleh anak-anak sepantaran dan diadakan selama dua jam pada hari kerja. Boleh dikatakan, sebagian besar orang tua dari anak-anak tersebut … Continue reading Catatan: Playdate

Notes: Brown People

Once upon a time, a Canadian personal trainer at one of Fitness Centers in Toronto asked me. "Do you know that brown people like to complain?". As an Indonesian with brown skin, I was surprised with his question. So I looked at him and answered "Do I look white to you?!". I swear.... It was the weirdest … Continue reading Notes: Brown People

Notes: So I Run

When I am upset and depressed, I run. While I am running, I am crying. Nobody knows but I feel good about it. Nobody sees the tears behind the shade that I  wear; nobody sees that there is a weak and fragile soul behind the strong body. Nobody. At the end, everyone has their own struggle that … Continue reading Notes: So I Run

You Never Miss What You Had Until It’s Gone

Toronto, Sept 17 2015 It was 10:06 p.m. when I stepped into the house last night. I just got home from watching the premiere of Indonesian film "A Copy of My Mind" at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. I felt restless and extremely exhausted. All I thought about was a good night sleep. After I finished shower and … Continue reading You Never Miss What You Had Until It’s Gone

Notes: Liar

Let's ask ourselves these questions. Do you put heavy make-up to cover your pimple or skin imperfection? Do you need to purchase brand-name products? Do you max out your credit card to purchase fancy things that you cannot afford it? Do you use a photo filter or photoshop before you upload your photo online? Do … Continue reading Notes: Liar