Melbourne Writers Festival 2015

Melbourne Writers Festival 2015

The season was still winter, they say, as I packed my luggage to go to Melbourne, late August 2015. Although it’s not snowy, but the chill windy air made us need to wear a coat, and a scarf.

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Photo Shoot at Pullman Hotel Jakarta

Photo Shoot at Pullman Hotel Jakarta

It was a beautiful day on Sunday, 23 August 2015. Aelke, I and our dear friend, Anis rushed the morning to Pullman Hotel, Jakarta. Ms. Rita welcomed us friendly and showed us the hotel she worked for. The lobby itself shows clearly that they picked one clear design concept for the hotel: a hotel gallery. Statues, paintings and contemporary arts are here and there as the interior design of the hotel. Even the chairs, sofas and centerpieces are clearly show that the hotel really thought it trough on designing its interior.

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Kisah Gadis Kretek dan Lelaki Harimau
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Kisah Gadis Kretek dan Lelaki Harimau

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Wawancara dengan GEO Times | Sabtu, 14/02/2015

“Maaf, agak telat. Saya kira perjalanannya tidak akan semacet ini,” kata Ratih Kumala memulai perbincangan.

Ratih Kumala dan Eka Kurniawan adalah dua penulis yang belakangan ini namanya makin terkenal di dunia sastra Indonesia. Selain sebagai penulis, keduanya adalah pasangan suami istri.

Keduanya telah melahirkan beberapa novel, selain sempat juga menerbitkan kumpulan cerita pendek. Kedua penulis muda ini bertutur  pada The Geo Times tentang kecintaan mereka pada sastra.

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DIY Frozen Birthday Party for Kinan

DIY Frozen Birthday Party for Kinan

Kinan is turning 4, and she’s crazy about Frozen. So I decided to throw a Frozen birthday party. For the first time in forever, I organize the party all by myself :) Hunting all Frozen stuff for birthday was not as easy. However I made it, found them in different places. I actually have made a home made pinata, but did not manage to open. Oh, well… no problem. This will be an unforgettable birthday Kinan ever had :)

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Peringatan Pemerintah!
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Peringatan Pemerintah!

Saya tahu, ketika saya menulis ini, saya pasti dapat banyak hujatan dari sejumlah orang. Khususnya mereka yang anti rokok. Ah, gapapa…udah biasa. Sejak menulis Gadis Kretek, kayaknya memang saya panen hujatan. Ya sutra lah ya…. Saya tidak mau berbicara soal mendukung rokok atau tidak. Saya lagi iseng saya ingin menulis hal yang menarik perhatian saya…
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