Monday, April 25th, 2011

There’s no other place like Strathalbyn

 
Rather than spending the Easter Monday holiday holed up at home, Yani and I decided to drive to Strathalbyn – a town located around 60kms from Adelaide. It’s a town …


Monday, April 25th, 2011

The Long Weekend

Easter long weekend is extra long this year in Australia as Easter Monday also coincides with the ANZAC Day, which then warrants it having another holiday on its honour on …


Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Liberté | Libertà | Libertad | Freeeeedooooom!

 
At long last, twenty years late, I have my Provisional Driver Licence! 😎
With my pastor’s help as well as with the kind assistance given by my friends from church, I …


Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Meet Burt – my Big Fat Blue PT Cruiser

Ever since I was a boy, I’ve always had a habit of naming things (pets mostly, as well as the first car that my family in Bandung bought years and …


Sunday, January 9th, 2011

In search of the elusive car

 
Having finally conquered my long-held fear last year, I am really eager to start clocking in my driving hours and explore areas in Adelaide and beyond with my new freedom. …


Saturday, November 27th, 2010

Mission accomplished

 
I used to feel so embarassed to admit that I couldn’t drive – I made the excuse of the traffic in Jakarta and my reliance on the taxi network, and …


Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

5:55, Wednesday

The royal blue sky outside has turned darker by the second now that the sun is facing a different part of the globe and I’m still at the office, spending …


Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Just an ordinary day

 
Six minutes to midnight and I’m about to call it a day – take a shower and head to bed. It’s getting colder as we move closer to winter – …


Saturday, March 13th, 2010

Here comes the Bundy Bunch!

 
After two weeks of genteel, art-loving, champagne and pinot noir lovers in Adelaide, the atmosphere has now changed with the annual arrival of the Clipsal 500. It’s the annual Ford …


Sunday, January 24th, 2010

It ain’t easy dislodging a stone

I don’t feel like writing but I know I should – a cold is knocking at my door so I’ve been feeling a bit lethargic, complete with the stuffed nose …