Catatan: Sirna

Sebelum pindah ke Bangladesh, E sempat berkata “Jangan khawatir tentang bahasa yang digunakan untuk berkomunikasi, sebagian besar dari mereka berbicara bahasa Inggris dan kamu bisa berkawan dengan orang setempat dengan mudah,” Sayangnya, pernyataan tersebut tidak begitu tepat karena saya selalu mengalami miscommunication baik dengan supir, asistan rumah tangga atau karyawan pusat kebugaran but well what … Continue reading Catatan: Sirna

Notes: A Conscious Consumer 

I don't know exactly how many clothes I have been purchasing in these last ten years. It must be hundreds or could have been thousands. And where are those clothes now? Most of them have been donated, given out or thrown away. Why? Those were either already washed out, destroyed or simply out of trend. … Continue reading Notes: A Conscious Consumer 

Indonesia: Death Row and Drug World

Indonesia will soon make another international headline as the Attorney General Office has been preparing the execution of drug convicts after executing 14 drug convicts last year. Despite the fact AGO has not published the names and the dates,  Beritasatu TV has reported the names of nine drug convicts who would be executed within weeks. As … Continue reading Indonesia: Death Row and Drug World

Indonesia: Negara Boneka dan Aliran Dana

Sejak munculnya Support Group and Resource Center on Sexuality Studies (SGRC) di Universitas Indonesia, isu Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transexual (LGBT) jadi salah satu hot topic di masyarakat Indonesia. Berbagai pihak mengeluar pendapatnya masing-masing mulai dari pejabat negara, politisi, aktivis sampai organisasi masyarakat dengan berbagai sudut pandang. Berita tentang adanya 'aliran dana' dari Barat untuk … Continue reading Indonesia: Negara Boneka dan Aliran Dana

Indonesia: About LGBT

You know what make me upset about LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) debate these days in Indonesia? Well, let me tell you. Last night, a good friend of mine sent me a message telling me how concerned (s)he is about all these LGBT debates. (S)he wondered what the government/parliament next step toward it whether … Continue reading Indonesia: About LGBT

Music: Keep Ya Head Up

Keep Ya Head Up by Tupac Little somethin for my godson Elijah and a little girl named Corrine Verse One: Some say the blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice I say the darker the flesh then the deeper the roots I give a holler to my sisters on welfare Tupac cares, if don't nobody … Continue reading Music: Keep Ya Head Up