(Change)

Time flies so quickly! I can barely believe that four years of living in Jakarta have already passed. As I am writing this our house is being emptied by the movers, lifting the boxes containing all our things into a huge truck that will carry […]

December 16th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |12 Comments

(In Bali!)

Greetings from Bali! We have a lot to celebrate: the girls’ holiday from school, my “second birthday” (which was last week: the 7th anniversary of my heart surgeries), and one month since the official publication day for Beautiful Affliction! In addition, it is Islamic New […]

Steaming along

Hello friends!
We’re back in Jakarta, after two wonderful weeks in Bali! We have inhaled lots of ocean air, explored Balinese Hindu Temples, eaten delicious food, jumped around in huge waves, enjoyed beautiful sunsets, and done a lot of shopping.
Also, things are moving along with my […]

April 21st, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

Bali is the perfect place

Hello friends!
Just thought I’d give you a heads-up from Bali!
We’ve had pretty hectic days (attending a conference for my husband’s job), but today is when our vacation starts! In the sun bed above is where you’ll find me for the next couple of days. It’s […]

April 11th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |8 Comments

Wonderful Bali

This morning I woke up, stepped out of the bedroom, and this is what welcomed me! I just had to reach for the camera!
Then we walked the short distance to the restaurant where we had breakfast to this view:

Afterwards we walked back to the villa […]

April 6th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |16 Comments

Rain & Homework

Yep, it is most definitely rainy season here in Jakarta.

The week between Christmas and New Year is called “the between-days” in Swedish and are usually spent hanging around the house in your pyjamas, eating left-over Christmas food and candy, going shopping, and visiting with your […]

December 28th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |8 Comments

A tiger and his friends

Last Sunday our school hosted a fundraiser event for the Afghan Hazara refugees who are temporarily living in Bogor, outside of Jakarta.

It was an intense experience, speaking with the refugees and listening to their story. They told us of the persecutions they have endured, that […]

October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |4 Comments

New President in Indonesia

We are lucky to be here in Indonesia in these exciting times!

Yesterday President Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi took the oath of office, alongside his Vice President Jusuf Kalla.

I just had to take a couple of pictures of the TV with my iPhone to […]

October 21st, 2014|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , |2 Comments