Entries Tagged as 'Monologues'

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Everchanging Times

It’s been a while since I last wrote and shared my thoughts – and since today is as good as any day, I thought I’d post something. It’s a cold …

Friday, December 18th, 2015

A Place Called Home

Knowing many overseas students and fellow migrants in Australia also means reading various statuses such as “I wish I were home this Christmas” or “Home for Christmas!”. Some who are ‘stuck’ in …

Monday, November 23rd, 2015


Four blind men find an elephant for the very first time, they touch its body to figure out what an elephant is like. One touches its trunk, and thinks that …

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Facing Opposition

Having opposition used to be something that I avoided when I was young. It would be great to please everybody – not to be too dominant in one colour or …

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

When faith is considered irrelevant

“So you believe in God. Fine. Well, it’s irrelevant to what we do anyway.”
The line was a paraphrase of a comment that I once heard – it’s a pity when …

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Remembering my sister: Erly Tresnawaty Tanusondjaja.

My sister and I, probably sometime in 1973
It was a month ago that I lost my eldest sister – even that does not sound right, as we didn’t really lose …

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

An exhausting day at the hospital

As I saw my sister’s chest rising and falling with each movement of air in and out of her body, I felt a sense of relief. I had never been so …

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Life is precious.

I can’t show the true suffering that my eldest sister’s enduring at the moment – so I can only show it in a manner that still preserves her dignity and …

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Discovering my past

An old photo of my distant relatives in China (relatives of my paternal grandfather). Does anybody know what the script says?
My mind tends to be active at night – so …

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Why I Care

I often self-reflect and self-analyse on the things that I support or believe.  So I could understand if people question why I care so much for two criminals rather than …