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

Goni Coffee

There are some new kids on the 'coffee block' in Kemang and they are already making quite an impact.  In recent months I have regularly passed the shop space, watching the construction and fit out of the building with curiosity. As soon as the words, 'Goni Coffee' were inscribed on the window, my anticipation peaked. Another good cup of coffee in the Kemang Continue Reading

Mira Noordhoek Hegt – Le Souq interior decorating

  Before I decided to move to Jakarta, my husband snapped a photo of a brightly decorated shop with 'hot pink wooden rabbits' in its front window. Aware of my penchant for all things 'home', he sent me the photo one cold winter's day in Sydney; in the hope it would be the perfect 'carrot' that would entice me to move with the family to Jakarta at Continue Reading

Meet Nita Strudwick of Nita Strudwick Photography

Q: What do two women, blogging for the very first time in Jakarta do, when they require the skills of a professional photographer for their About Us page? A: Put in a call to Nita Strudwick in the hope she might be available to work with two photographic, inexperienced girls! To our relief Nita was happy and available to work with us. On the morning Continue Reading