Visit to SLB Santi Rama Cipete with Rafi Abdurrahman Ridwan

It was such an honour for me to visit Rafi’s former school and meet his old classmates at Santi Rama Cipete School for the Deaf last month, along with Rafi’s mother Shinta and his younger sister and brother, Rafa and Rafif. Rafi is currently working on a new project and wants to involve some of […] Read more »

Festival Palang Pintu “Jakarta Punya Gaye” – Jakarta Selatan

I love festivals in Indonesia and the past two weeks have been filled with celebrations throughout the city which has made for some great people watching, lots of laughs and a great dose of Indonesian culture!  Last weekend was the Kemang Street Festival and Jl. Kemang Raya was blocked from car and motorbike traffic and […] Read more »

Brightspot Market at Gandaria City Mall – 8 June 2012

Congratulations for another successful Brightspot Market!  I love everything about this market from the dj’s music, amazing wares for sale from so many talented people, the effort people put into their stalls to make them look truly beautiful and I especially love the people watching at these events.  It seems that all of Jakarta’s young […] Read more »

Ages Biola and Musical Angels playing Keroncong at Merdeka Square

Another random and magical day in Jakarta! I thought I was heading to Menteng Suropti last Sunday morning to watch musicians in the park and miraculously ended up at Merdeka Park with a new Dutch friend, Aniek, to watch Ages Biola and his lovely students playing on stage for the celebrations of Dalam Rangkan Pencanangan […] Read more »