100 Days of Happiness – Day 30

This morning we finally made it back to the BWA Playgroup after so long away and it was so quiet there until suddenly loads of mums and babies arrived at the last minute, in time for the song circle, and Samudra was not interested in joining in at all this morning.. bless! No ‘Insy Winsy […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 29

Today was another rainy day in Jakarta so it was perfect for staying indoors and being productive!  I worked in bed on my computer with Samudra sitting beside me… SITTING BESIDE ME! When did this happen? This was a first and a happy moment watching him play with his toys without me having to hold […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 28

What a topsy turvy morning this was.. we slept until 7am and only woke as reception was giving us our wake-up call! It’s a miracle to have had a ‘sleep in’.. We quickly got dressed and rushed downstairs to settle our account and had just sat at the table to eat breakfast when we were […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 27

Yesterday was an even earlier start to the day than usual… up at 3.00am and heading to the airport for an overnight stay in Singapore for my visa.  I have had to go to Singapore so many times over the years that I have been in Jakarta and was tiring of it, but it’s so […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 26

I didn’t get a chance a chance to update the blog last Sunday as I had to rush home from the final day of Indonesia Fashion Week again and look after Samudra and pack and get ready to head to the airport super early Monday morning.. looking after Samudra means that nothing else much gets […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 25

Another post. Another day late. Ooooops!  Yesterday was going to be so productive and I had been waiting for this day so I could see Lenny Agustin on stage at Indonesia Fashion Week 2014.  Well, let’s see. I got woken early which by now is nothing new, it rained, I stayed cosy in bed, it […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 24

Today I took Samudra with me to Indonesia Fashion Week with the plan to photograph many of the booths there as the isles have so much colour and some great pieces on display.  We didn’t get far with taking photos at all as we had so many people stopping us to say hello and wanting […] Read more »

Fashion Design Competition at Indonesia Fashion Week 2014

Yesterday was the ‘Unlocking Potential’ show presented by Dulux for the Indonesian Fashion Design Competition 2014.  It was such a great mix of styling and colour by all contestants, who have worked incredibly hard to make it through the selection process with the first place going to Savira Lavina with her ‘Soldier Children Army’ parade. […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 23

Day 23 certainly didn’t get off to the happiest of beginnings!  Samudra woke up so often last night crying it was craziness, every time I got up to cuddle and soothe him less than half an hour had passed since the last time.  As much as I love sleeping upstairs in the studio, it has […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 22

Another day, another new experience in Indonesia.. Putra left home at 4.30am to go shooting Gamma1’s video clip in Cibubur and although Samudra was awake within seconds of his bapak leaving, we didn’t go to join him until later in the morning.  Putra had mentioned that it would be filmed in a large house in […] Read more »