Introducing Dian Rosa: Kemala Home Living Founder

  Jo and I have been following Jakarta based Kemala Home Living on Instagram this year. Both of us having a soft spot for traditional products with a modern twist, and often commenting on how much we admired their textiles and wooden pieces, particularly their cushion covers and teak boards. I can never have enough cushions in my house, and Continue Reading

Astrid Hadywibowo’s LIN Artisan Icecream

  On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon in downtown Kemang, having just enjoyed a delicious sushi feast followed by a couple of hours shopping at the nearby Lippo mall, it was time for ice cream! The suggestion was made that we visit a particular ice cream shop, "You know the one Mum, it says 'I Scream Ice Cream' on the window". How do the kids spot Continue Reading

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