Life In The Waves

Riding waves, guiding tourist, then take them to a snorkeling spot is now a job for Mr. Ila. The growth of tourism in Lombok island make a huge impact for people who lives near the sea. One time, Mr. Ila was a fisherman. Although not an ordinary one. For people who lives near the sea,…

After The Rain

It was 2PM and I begin to wonder, is it rainin’ or what? I was in my room changing clothes cause at 3PM, I have an appointment with my friend. And it was delayed two times because of rain. well, I was pretending that I don’t hear it, I don’t want to see it either….

Fresh Graduate’s Fate

We can say that, in every part of this world, education is very important. it’s a main stairs to achieve something that we called, science. But as the times goes by, education has changed into a different form. You don’t go to school to get smart, but to get a diploma so you can get…

Putu Bambu

Did you ever remember about snacks in your childhood? This thing is called ‘Putu Bambu’, a traditional cylindrical-shaped steamed cake – That’s what wikipedia said.. hehe – It is made of rice, palm sugar and steamed on a bamboo tube. Then it is served with grated coconut on top of it. One thing I really…

Thank You ‘Bosses’

I was never close to my parents. I mean.. I was raised on a hard way so it makes a gap between me and The Bosses – I called Them boss, my dad and mom – and our communication was not that good. I always having some war with my mom while Dad is too…

Mbah Marto The Sailorman

“Mbah” is a calling for grandfather in javanese. Mbah Marto once was a sailorman, and then become a fisherman. Don’t be surprised when you call his name, he’ll just pass you by and even don’t look at you. Not because he is an ignorant person, but because he is deaf. He can’t hear clearly anymore….

Yengki My Lil’ Brother

We were drinking coffee and relaxing in my house. Talking about anything. Life, girls, dreams. Yengki is just like a brother to me. When we first met, he already showed that he has determination and courage to face life. He’s an unfortunate guy. Raised from a poor family, he is determinate to take college in…