Category Scribbles

The Macet (Traffic) Song : Jakarta

A question that my students never fail to ask me is ‘what do you think about Jakarta?’ I know the place gets ripped a lot, but my genuine real answer is: I like it. The food is delicious, the weather means I never have to wear a coat, the people are warm and friendly and […]

Flashback – Life on the 32nd Floor: Jakarta

I’ve now been in living in Jakarta for around two years and six months. Here’s a little somethin’ somethin’ I wrote after my first five months into the move in 2012… It was 11.47 am – and I needed to be present at work in precisely thirteen minutes. Where are my keys… where are my […]