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A simple thing to put on bucketlist next year: Malang!

Akhir tahun sudah tiba! Ternyata liburan akhir tahun ini akan saya dan suami habiskan di… Bekasi saja! Jeng jeng jeng :’)) Well, sebetulnya saya ambil cuti 4 hari tanggal 28 – 31 Desember, jadi lumayan ada 10 hari libur. Namun karena satu dan lain hal, kami memutuskan untuk santai di Bekasi bersama orang tua dan mertua tersayang. Hehehe :D Namun kami mulai merencanakan destinasi-destinasi wisata tahun depan. Yang sudah confirmed dan beli tiket adalah nonton Bon Iver di Singapura bulan Februari. Yang masih berupa #khayalanbabu adalah ke ke India termasuk Ladakh :’))) Nah, ada juga yang belum confirmed tapi saya sudah keceng-keceng nih, yaitu Malang. Simply because I’ve never been there! *sungkem sama para arek ngalam senusantara* Hampir sama dengan kebanyakan orang saya ingin merasakan sejuknya kota Malang plus datang ke tempat-tempat favorit seperti: Museum Angkut (Andien Ippe aja mampir ke sini kan buat foto-foto?! :p) Museum Topeng Alun-alun Kota Batu Batu Night Spectacular Dan makan di: Toko Oen (walaupun sudah pernah coba yang di Semarang :9) Pecel Kawi (OMG YES, I’M SOOO A PECEL …

I Think Indonesians Should Make “Reading” Cool Again

“We need to make books cool again. If you go home with somebody and they don’t have books, don’t fuck them.” — John Waters Well, don’t take the quote literally but I agree with the idea. I actually got this urge to write about it this morning, after reading a reply from a girl who asked me how to order a custom illustration. Previously I sent her a page of ‘order guideline’ which clearly mentioned how to do it. Then she just wrote me back, “So, how can I order? How do I pay?” At the end of her email it was written, “Sent from my iPhone”. I assumed she had her iPhone in English so it wasn’t about language. She just didn’t read what I sent. As a person who takes reading & writing as the best form of communication, it disturbed me. So I’m writing this, putting a risk that later you might call me smarty-pants or wisenheimer. That’s fine. Actually, the girl’s case I mentioned above happens all the time. I don’t …