Monthly Archives: December 2020

Pandemic Diary: Merah Putih Vaccine Lags (Way) Behind

Merah Putih vaccine developed by an Indonesian biomedicine company, Biofarma, is still in progress. And March 2020 will see the distribution of the vaccine to the industry and continue to a series of clinical tests. In other words, there is … Continue reading

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Pandemic Diary: Welcoming A New Variant of SARS-Cov 2

AS IF we were not having enough with all the mess and chaos Covid-19 has caused us these past months, a new variant of the SARS-Cov 2 virus has recently emerged in London, the UK. Perfect… They are just sly … Continue reading

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Pandemic Diary: Dreaming of Covid-19 Vaccination

VACCINE is something we all dream of more than a Covid-19 negative result statement. But that is NOT going to happen anytime soon for second or third-world countries with less financial power to obtain vaccines and distribute them speedily to … Continue reading

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Pandemic Diary: Year-end Reading Marathon

You might have heard about Eka Kurniawan. He is a male Indonesian author who is known for his distinct literary style and fluid prose. This is his collection of short stories written more than 20 years ago. That was the … Continue reading

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Pandemic Diary: Urban Gardening for Everyone

Jakarta might be lacking green space so that is why we struggle to find ways to make our own gardens with anything. Take a look at this. This hanging garden is not mine but my landlady. She always speaks to … Continue reading

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Pandemic Diary: Death for Corruptors in Pandemic

This is the easiest way to become a hero. Stay home always and go out only if necessary. I know the temptation is sooo big. But I am tired of cursing the government because they are simply clueless as well … Continue reading

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Bahagia di Tengah Badai Corona

Untuk kali ini saya ingin menulis sesuatu yang berkaitan dengan kebahagiaan, sesuatu yang menjadi tujuan hidup manusia. Anda mungkin berkilah bahwa tujuan hidup Anda adalah mengabdi dan beribadah pada Tuhan YME (jika Anda relijius), atau tujuan Anda untuk membahagiakan orang … Continue reading

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Pengalaman Pakai iPhone 11 Buat Kerjaan Menulis

Bulan Juli lalu saya memutuskan membeli iPhone 11 Red setelah 2 tahun memakai Samsung A6. Samsung A6 ini saya masih sukai sebetulnya. Dan saya pun masih sering pakai sekarang untuk mendengarkan radio. Haha. Betul. Fitur radio analog ini adalah suatu … Continue reading

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Pandemic Diary: The Dream that Came True

In 2003, I began using Internet on my phone but that was far from being productive. It was all about entertainment. I created my first Plasa.com email and still I had no personal laptop until 2006. But in 2009, after … Continue reading

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Pandemic Diary: WordPress, The Only Social Media That Keeps Me Sane and Well-Fed

I credited WordPress for the first yoga client I had 6 years ago. So this man – who happened to be an expatriate working in Indonesia as a CEO of an airline – coldemailed me because he found my blog … Continue reading

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Pandemic Diary: Don’t Make the Already Acidic Life More Acidic

I happen to know someone who deliberately makes her life more challenging by treating everyone as her foes. What is her problem? Well, that has got to be an internal issue that shows the personal quality of the person herself. … Continue reading

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Pandemic Diary: The Delusional Year-End Holiday Getaway

Accept it, we are NOT going to go out of town for sheer fun and hedonism at this end of emotionally draining year. Stop rejecting the fact that the government can take their words anytime because you did not read … Continue reading

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