(Reflection) : Being 40, Lie About Age Then


The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about your age. -Lucille Ball- This quote is my favourite, as I have already been 40 since September last year. People say  life starts at 40. But for now, I’d like to describe about Lucille Ball’s funny quote about 40 something man…

The Most Multilingual Countries?


How many languages can you speak? How many languages your country speak? Okay, keep it by yourself I believe most of world’s people are at least bilingual, either naturally or academically, even many are also polyglots. You can speak two, three or more languages depend on individual basis. Some are monolingual by various reasons, such as,…

(Weekly Photo Challenge) : Jan Pieterszoon Coen


This is the place where Jan Pieterszoon Coen (JP Coen), the first colonial government in Batavia (Jakarta) was buried. It was actually a church during VOC (Vereenigde Oost Indische Compagnie), and some tombstones are still there though it’s already been converted into Museum Wayang (Puppetry museum). He was died during Mataram’s attack to Batavia and until…

Indonesian Women Hairstyles (Timeline 1900s-1940s)


Before writing this post, I have to seek many sources for historical women hairstyles in Indonesia, reading a lot but unfortunately I forgot the sources (how foolish I am). I also searched the representative photos as people say ‘picture tells all’. Yes, indeed, of course, certainly, but one picture needs to be explained at first….