pictures are additional

Seperti sudah sering saya ungkapkan dalam blog ini, bahwa saya pada dasarnya adalah pembosan. Teperangkap dalam rutinitas bisa jadi mimpi buruk bagi saya. Namun di sisi lain, saya juga pada dasarnya adalah pemalas. Saya tidak akan melakukan sesuatu hingga level di-bela-belain jika sesuatu itu tidak menarik buat saya, atau jika saya tidak memiliki kepentingan atas sesuatu…

sunda kelapa from my eyes

I had been wanting to go to the traditional harbour of Sunda Kelapa, but plans made always failed. So when a friend who took me for a photowalk changed his mind about where he wanted to go, and got us to Sunda Kelapa instead, there was no reason for me to say no. So there…

life as hipstamatic

The first time I got so intimate with my iphone was in 2010 when I got to know Hipstamatic –a very cool photography application that is unbeatable until now, in my opinion. Got so addicted to it, I have bought all of its combos –the combination of lenses and films. And what I like most…

mount prau: another love story

This post is long overdue. I should have written it a couple of months ago, but you know, there have always been more urgent things to do, or in my case, more “urgent” things to share. Yeah, this is how my scattered mind works –always jumping from one thing to another. Anyway. This trip was…

life in analogue

It feels like I was thrown back to some 15-20 years ago when the word digital was not known — or if it was, it was only known to may be a handful of people. After being used to using digicam, specifically digi-mobilephone camera, now it has become hip again to use analogue camera. I…

dirgahayu!

Today is Indonesia’s independence-day! Her birthday! I love Indonesia, my country, because she’s a Leo too, just like me. This year marks the 69th birthday of my beloved country! Yeiiiy..!! Independence day is a big deal for us, Indonesian. Because for more than 350 years, our archipelago had been colonialized by several countries, such as…

a nightmare in time

“How can I say I would have behaved differently? Would I have had the strength to refuse to kill, if the penalty was my own death?” ~ Chum Mey, a survivor of the Khmer Rouge Genicide

diary kota tua

Bung Karno pernah bilang,”Jas Merah!” — jangan sekali-kali melupakan sejarah. Masyarakat yang melupakan sejarah ibarat masyarakat yang terbang melayang-layang, terombang-ambing hanya mengikuti kemana arah angin bertiup, tanpa pijakan, tanpa akar. Kawasan Kota Tua Jakarta merupakan salah satu peninggalan sejarah Jakarta. Memang ada kepedihan disana — cerita penaklukan dan penderitaan. Namun disana terkandung juga pelajaran yang…