Loving right Now – Local EDIT

Loving Local, Buying Local and Supporting Local is a philosophy that has started to gain momentum in Jakarta, with social media being at the forefront of this message. Studies show that communities who support local, 'encourage the uniqueness of communities, reduce environmental impact, create jobs, promote a sense of community and encourage local Continue Reading

Marimekko Love

Early in our friendship, Liz and I realised we had many things in common. To begin with, we are both teachers, we have an (un)healthy love of coffee, shoes and more coffee and we are fascinated by our new home city of Jakarta (hence this blog!). But perhaps the most exciting thing that I discovered early in the piece was our shared love of Marimekko (if you Continue Reading

How to bring the Outside In

Home decorating.. what does this mean to you? A new piece of art? A funky lamp? Or adding that fantastic new rug you had your eye on to a space that seemed just a little bare. I guess it can mean many things, but ultimately the aim will always be the same - to enhance a space, making it more inviting. As you may have read in our story 'Tropical Flowers of Continue Reading

Loving right Now

  One of my favourite Jakarta pass times is fossicking outside of the busy malls, for locally made and designed homewares, with some International brands thrown in from time to time. Jakarta has a rapidly expanding collection of boutique stores that are reasonably priced and a lot of fun to explore. The popularity for locally made and designed, Continue Reading