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

Beautiful Indonesia

Yesterday, August 17, was Indonesia’s Independence Day, celebrated all over the country.

About a year ago, my husband and I had occasion to visit the place where the Indonesian flag was born: Hotel Majapahit in Surabaya. The days following the Indonesian Declaration of Independence, on August […]

August 18th, 2014|Categories: Galleries|Tags: , , |8 Comments

Into the jungle…

Hello dear friends,

Vacation is over and this week I have been diving into my Work-In-Progress manuscript. Thought I might come up to the surface and give you a sneakpeak into what will be my imaginary home this fall.

Part of my manuscript takes place in the […]

August 7th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |12 Comments