A Temporary Goodbye

A bittersweet ode to my time teaching in in West Java, Indonesia and saying goodbye.

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A Day in the Life

How exactly do I spend my days in one of the busiest and strangest countries in the world? Well, dear reader, grab a seat and let me tell you!  First, a fair warning: I lead a pretty boring existence. Most days are spent lesson planning, reading, petting random cats, blogging or working remotely for a […]

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Cats of Tanjung Pinang

Quick story: I used to be a dog person. While growing up I never had a dog, nor did I have a cat, but being a confident little 7 year that knows everything and speaks in absolutes, I had decided I was a dog person and that was that. At the school library I became an avid […]

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The Monday-est of Mondays

Monday morning. 6:30 am. The Devil, which manifests itself within my alarm clock, awakes me. I change, get ready and am out the door 10 minutes later, banana in hand. I go to the garage to hop on my motorbike, which after sitting unused over the weekend was in a bit of a tight spot. I […]

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Yogyakarta: Java’s Little Gem

Anyone who has been to Yogyakarta will undoubtedly insist that it is the best city in Java. For those who have yet to visit, they are usually equally as confident that they will also love it. Two weeks ago I fell into the latter category and was constantly told, “you need to go!” That time has finally come, […]

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