Daily Prompt : In Good Faith / Iman


Faith…. Communicate with The Divine Having a friendly chat with The Almighty Though sometimes it is as if sun Comes and goes Whatever happened Though the hardest times The saddest moments Faith is the savior Keeping it as the most gracious gold in heart Mind… Soul… I believe it Follow it Whatever people say That’s…

(Eyes’candy of Friday) : Wonderful Cakes…Wanna Some?


I just walked to a mall in Semarang this afternoon. There’s a baking festival held until Sunday. There were many beautiful cakes, made of course participants, and some of them were contested. So beautiful and wonderful till nobody dared to eat it (as you’ll be beaten by the jurors!). Taken at Paragon Semarang, Fortune Baking…

(Today’s Note) : Indonesian Languages, Quo Vadis?


How many languages are spoken in Indonesia today? Nowadays, there are around 726 languages and dialects spoken in all parts of Indonesia. From westernmost (Sabang, Aceh) until Merauke (Papua). Previously, approximately 742 languages during 2007, but it’s been dropped as the languages have been disappeared or in another word, extinct. (the most numerous is in…

(Blast from The Past) : Indonesian Advertisements from 1950s-1960s


I’ve found again some old advertisements when I visited my acquaintance’s antique shop. Those were from between 1950s-1960s, when Indonesia still used Suwandi’s spelling (modified from ophuysen one which had been misused since 1947). The Suwandi’s spelling changed oe into u, while tj (c), dj(j), nj (ny) remained unchanged until 1972. Some of those can…

(Small Story of Day) : One Day in A Traditional Market


What do you feel when you come to a traditional market? Crowded, untidy, mixed smells, but all you can buy there You can bargain, but actually it is unfair for the vendors From traditional market you can get wisdom Struggle, friendship, intrigue, fresh products and traditions Things you will not get from ultra-modern super or…

(A Note from Dieng Plateau) : Telaga Merdada / Merdada Lake


This is another note from Dieng Plateau, Central Java, Indonesia. There are several lakes scattered within Dieng Plateau and its surroundings. I have visited almost all lakes and all are beautiful. Combination between coolness and breezing morning, shining sun and vanishing fog. I love to visit there particularly when the sun is to rise, that’s…

Daily Prompt – The Normal


When I smile to life The world will smile to me When I sad to life The world will sad to me While I laugh to the world The world will laugh too But when I cry to the world The world will not do the same thing It sounds unfair But that’s the reality…

Travel Theme : Peaceful – Damai


Peaceful The adjective which is getting expensive Within this contradicted world With all its natural and artificial problems Everybody wants a peace But they cannot be alone As we are social creature With all differences However, within all, we can create our small piece of peace For ourselves and gradually spread it to the world….

The No-Bikini Miss World 2013?


Miss World. The 3-B chosen girls from around the world for getting one of the most prestigious beauty pageants. Sometimes I cannot differentiate between Miss World and Miss Universe, as they look like identical but different by sponsor. In general, their missions are similar, Beauty, Brain and Behavior. That’s the precious moment if you want…