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

Tropical Flowers of Indonesia

How can you walk past the beautiful and vibrant flower shops of Jakarta and not be drawn in by all that colour! Take the time to stop and have a look. The vendors are often keen to share their knowledge and are happy for you to simply look and appreciate. But the bonus is that you can walk away with an armful of beautiful locally grown flowers for a very Continue Reading


  I'm a bit partial to an interesting gate (and fences too come to think of it). Yes, you did read right. Why you may (or may not) ask? Well it's because a gate and a good fence can either frame a property (like a good hair cut frames your face), or it can add a sense of intrigue (what lies beyond that fine perimeter?) Although there are Continue Reading