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 …


Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Midnight rambling

 
It’s been a while since I posted my rambling here … It’s a balmy night in Adelaide and I can hear the wind rustling the leaves outside my study. It’s …


Sunday, December 1st, 2013

Home for Christmas

 
The Indonesian church is quieter as the weeks go by as more students and residents head home for Christmas.  There are more students who will be away this year compared …


Saturday, November 29th, 2008

A life of leisure

I’m sitting here with my half-drunk cup of coffee in the dining room. The house is dark but for the dining room, with the velvety voice of Johnny Hartman glides …


Friday, August 22nd, 2008

A place called home

 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDQnkYwfNfk
 
It’s my first full day from my five-week trip and I’m already feeling antsy again. I’m here in my living room, accompanied by a bowl of microwaved ravioli fresh from …


Sunday, January 13th, 2008

Good to be back [home]

Well, where is home for me, I wonder. Technically, I am no longer an Indonesian citizen, and my own house is in Adelaide. I sometimes I have to stop myself …