100 Days of Happiness – Day 60

Now this was my kind of morning! We got up early and headed down the road to the Monggo Chocolate Factory, how had I not heard it was so close before today?? Unfortunately the factory was closed today due to the long weekend, which was probably a good thing, but I still managed to buy […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 59

It was an early start to the morning as Samudra woke me by pulling on my nose and lips as usual and wasn’t interested in going back to sleep, so I got up and took him for a morning walk around the surrounding kampung as the sun rose. There were so many mothers and grandmothers […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 58

This morning Putra left at 5.00am to go filming so when Samudra woke an hour or so later, we walked down the street and I noticed a little bakery so we went inside and the girls working there were so excited and all came to pinch Samudra’s cheeks.  It was incredibly hot yet again as […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 57

How blessed are we? Antar’s mum and aunty were up very early preparing a delicious vegetarian breakfast at the house just for us, and I felt incredibly spoilt as we ate more fresh vegetables with tempe and tahu. The food in Jogja tastes so much fresher and healthier to me and maybe that’s why my […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 56

Happy 8 Months today Samudra. I am loving your new two bottom teeth every time you smile – no more gummy smiles and belly laughs from our little angel! Being a creature of habit, I couldn’t resist heading back to Bladok again for more chocolate pancakes and this time we ran into the chef there […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 55

Oooops! It seems that I am so far behind with my updates as we have been away for the past week that I got confused with my last post and mixed up some photos along the way! So let me correct myself here.. Sorry! For the first three years that I travelled to Jogja I […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 54

This morning was another early start for Samudra and I as we headed to the airport to fly back to Jogja to be with Putra and most importantly, to make sure that young Kiki is okay.  It was raining as we reached the toll road and the taxi driver started speeding as the traffic was […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 47

Today started with an early complimentary breakfast at the Hotel of nasi goreng and tempe mendoan, followed by way too many mini croissants.. what’s with my ridiculously insatiable appetite? It was another steaming hot day in Jogja, all of it spent meeting people with Samudra at the locations where Putra was filming.  I would like […] Read more »

100 Days of Happiness – Day 46

This morning was another early start and for once I had to wake Samudra up as we were heading to the airport to fly to Jogja for a few days so Putra could film for a new short documentary.  I had forgotten how quick the flight there actually was, and no sooner had we sat […] Read more »