It’s in the papers here, there and everywhere: the Bali bombers will be executed at long last by a firing squad next month. That is five years after their death sentence. In the meantime they have become real media celebrities in the region.Â Almost pop stars.
I don’t doubt this is the correct outcome [...]
If the meltdown of the economic system can be stopped in time, some of us will leave the financial safe houses where we have run for cover and fly to Indonesia next year. There will probably beÂ visits to family in Sumatra, friends in Jakarta, places of leisure in Bali or Lombok and reconnaissance operations [...]
I wonder whether it occasionally happens to you also. I mean the instances you are are so stunned about someone’s words, ideas or behavior that you want to ask: “Jeez, in what world are you living?!”
Some minutes ago it happened to me. I did hit upon this line in a The Jakarta Post [...]
A very simple way to reach the state of happiness. Just sit in silence and smile, even your liver should be able to smile. Then you will reach the ectasy of happiness. At least this is what Ketut Liyer, the spiritual guide of Elizabeth Gilbert taught her to in her spiritual journey to pursue happiness [...]
To be honest: this post more or less is the intellectual property of Rick de Gier (author of film reviews in a Dutch Weekly and this site). This week he wrote about movies which deal with food, in connection to the release of this Brazilian-Italian movie called “EstrÃ´mago“.Â It promises to be a black comedy [...]