Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Yogyakarta – An Epilogue and A Quick Guide

Yogyakarta Train Station
 
I promised another post about the attractions in Yogyakarta in my last blog entry. However, being caught up in meeting relatives means that there’s a delay in me …


Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Blood is thicker than water

It’s past midnight and I’m still relatively fresh while Indy already assumes his position nearby, waiting for me to finish. The fan is whirring nearby, trying to dispel the remnants …


Saturday, June 4th, 2011

Adelaide: The Introverted Foodie Heaven

French Cherry Gateau – Muratti Cakes & Gateaux
 
Melburnians love to boast about the swish and hip cafés tucked away in various laneways and corners of the city.  For the slightly-introverted …


Sunday, May 1st, 2011

The almond tree has started to blossom

 
The book of Ecclesiastes has this memorable passage – quoted below from the New King James Version:

Ecclesiastes 12:1-7 (NKJV)
1 Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, before …


Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Of glorious food and strange coffee

 
I’m now in my final week of my ‘social trip’ to Indonesia – on Saturday morning, I will be flying over to Singapore for a daytrip and then flying out …


Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Australia Day: A celebration of heritage

 
On a day widely celebrated here as the day to be ‘Australian’ with a full-day barbie or a day on the beach, or cricket, for me it turned out to …


Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

A fun-filled and friend-enriched weekend!

 
This has been one of the best weekends – and even though it’s been so activity-packed, I feel somehow rejuvenated mentally. 🙂
It started with a trip down to Brighton beach …


Friday, February 12th, 2010

Lovin’ every minute

 
If I were asked whether I would move to Melbourne or Sydney, my answer would be Melbourne, definitely. Even though I was besotted and surprised by Bondi Beach in Sydney, …


Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Bondilicious, Baby!

 
I’m in Sydney today and tomorrow to do some work with the clients – the office couldn’t find me a hotel in the city due to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo …


Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Sweet, balmy Adelaide

 
It’s a nice and balmy in Adelaide tonight – we had rainy moments earlier on that were similar to the torrential downpours in the tropics. So it seemed very fitting …