(Monday Reflection) : Sticky Sweet Life as Kue Keranjang (Nian Gao-年糕)


Sweet but sticky Sticky and sweet Sweet things are always part of any celebrations. Such sweets as dried dates, snow white, nastar (pineapple filled bites), rose biscuits, candies, dodol and much more in Eid Celebration. While the same things are also available in Christmas celebrations. Sweets are everywhere since it’s invented centuries ago. Dodol (or Javanese…

(Sunday Reflection) : Happy Chinese New Year


Happy Chinese New Year for those who celebrate it tonight! It’s already been the 17th years after the day is allowed for celebration after 32 years New Order regime. This year is called year of monkey (tahun monyet, or colloquially called Lebaran Monyet). The temples are full of people who want to pray and wish…

(Tuesday Reflection) : Gong Xi Fa Cai – Gong Hei Fat Choy


My greeting cards My pen is ready for fighting It dances on the coloured and decorated papers Cut it step by step Though they’re asymmetric Then it dances follow my feeling While my eyes were seeing the samples The samples of greetings I prepared I cannot write it naturally I am still learning the Hanzi…