Saturday, January 17th, 2009

The Singaporeanisation of the Malls in Jakarta

I returned from Surabaya yesterday, taking the 14.20 flight to Jakarta. I got up relatively late at 7.00am and had breakfast at the Hotel – white rice with assorted condiments. …


Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Adelaide, here I come!

9.25pm, Singapore time and I’m at Changi airport waiting to enter my gate. There’s a long queue of passengers waiting to clear the security check, so I thought I’d better …


Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Time to return to my wee corner of the world

I’m now at Terminal 3 at Changi Airport – I thought I should head to the airport early to give myself ample time to walk around and see the new …


Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Singapura, oh Singapura

It’s my last day here in Singapore – I haven’t written a blog entry for a while because I’ve been busy going out and about here. I’ve also done some …


Saturday, March 10th, 2007

Home’s beckoning …

Ahhh – such a relief to be able to refresh myself with a nice shower at the airport. In a while I’m going to board my plane and head over …


Friday, March 9th, 2007

Arvo at Vivo

The lunch with Belinda and Felix was nice – we had Korean at a restaurant in the Suntec City complex. Felix still looks the same – he has two kids …


Friday, March 9th, 2007

Last day in Singapore

It’s my last day in Singapore before flying back to Adelaide tonight at 11.50pm. A day to relax and savour the last day in the tropics before returning home! I …


Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Did you feel the earth move?

Thank you for the sms-es, all inquiring whether I’m okay.  I didn’t realise that there were major earthquakes in Indonesia, until I watched the news in the evening. No wonder …


Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

A chapter closed …

“For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. A time to scatter stones and a time to gather stones.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1,5a (NLT)
A chapter in …


Monday, March 5th, 2007

Last day in Indonesia

Today will be my last full day in Indonesia – tomorrow morning I’ll fly over to Singapore and spend three nights over there. I’ll also try to extend my Singaporean …