What’s the different between you and me? The gender? The skin color? The sexual orientation? The race? The ethnicity? The religion? The social status? The nationality? Or ... what? Does it really matter? Nah! At least for me, I don’t care about all of those above because most of them are the products of social … Continue reading Notes: I Am A Human
I cannot remember what exactly happened to me in these last three days. I don’t remember where I went, what I did and what day it was. All I knew I have been unconscious and senseless. I am not proud what I am doing. In fact, I am ashamed. But I cannot handle anymore. I … Continue reading Notes: Recall
Sometimes I just want to run. Run far. Far away. But I don’t know where to. Sometimes I just wanna die. I run and bus hit me. But I have a son that I cannot leave behind. And I just feel afraid. Anxiety came. Suicidal thought came across my head. I had been half unconscious … Continue reading Notes: Self- Destruction
Bali has been known as a paradise for surfers, beach lovers as well as party animals. Bali's natural beauty and distinctive culture somehow have been able to attract millions of travelers to visit the Island of God annually for decades. Yet, the Island of God is not free from the dark world including drug cartel. … Continue reading Hotel K: The Shocking Inside Story of Bali’s Notorious Jail
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
When I published "Bule Hunter: Money, Sex and Love" in September 2014, I received a stream of criticism in the net from many people. I would have understood that they criticized my book after they read it but they have not. They criticized it based on some media coverages. Those are including many Indonesian women, … Continue reading Notes: Women’s Voices
Pepatah mengatakan bahwa buku adalah jendela dunia. Tetapi di jaman modern ini, sebenarnya selain buku, internet juga merupakan jendela dunia. Kita dapat berselancar ke mana pun kita mau tanpa batas. Kita bisa melihat dunia dan mengenyam ilmu hanya dari balik layar komputer selama terhubung dengan koneksi internet. Saya sendiri berkenalan dengan internet pada tahun 2000. … Continue reading Catatan: Buku atau Internet?