Ibu Hani Nandana

  Ibu Hani Nandana is my Bahasa Indonesia teacher and I have been her student for the past 10 months. I recall meeting her for the first time; a gently-spoken woman who as it turns out has a very big laugh. I would come to enjoy her energy frequently as our conversation would often be punctuated with moments of humour. Also, I soon learned that Continue Reading

Dewi Haliman – Founder of Cayenne Home

  The industrial style warehouse building on Jalan Kemang Selatan inspired me to visit from the moment I first drove passed, two years ago. Tall glass windows framed in timber and a tidy grass space in front were my first memories. What drew my eye to the windows and the building itself was that it was so different to the street scape around Continue Reading

Nathalia Gunawan Founder of 1/15 Coffee

It's 9:30 am when I arrive at 1/15 Coffee, South Jakarta. Three young mums each with a toddler in tow are sipping fresh juice and the kids have milkshakes. The mums are chatting and watching over their children as they spread out on the long trestle tables with their coloured pencils and colouring books. Two University students with their laptops, Continue Reading