a blog by Galuh

a blog by Galuh

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Bobo Papa, Toko Mama

Bobo Papa, Toko Mama

My first period of time living in Bandung were about a few friends, jobless, lack of activity, but I encouraged myself to take a walk as much as possible. Zen didn’t always have time to go with me. We didn’t have a car and moreover, […]

Aesop’s Fable: The Salt Merchant and his Donkey

Aesop’s Fable: The Salt Merchant and his Donkey

A peddler drove his Donkey to the seashore to buy salt. His road home lay across a stream into which his Donkey, making a false step, fell by accident and rose up again with his load considerably lighter, as the water melted the sack. The […]

An Ant Who Defeats an Elephant

An Ant Who Defeats an Elephant

Once upon a day, an elephant living in a meadow curiously wanted to go into the forest. The meadow was a comfort place for the elephant, yet he wanted to know if the forest is as pleasant as the meadow. This young elephant has been […]

Poemuse’s Soliloquy

Poemuse’s Soliloquy

I knew Adrian Benn for the first time at Garasi 10 within an exhibition Sada-Soundscape Presentation of the 1950s in Bandung. In this exhibition, I performed a dance in collaboration with a music group Resiguru, and Adrian, the curator for the event. Adrian, being an […]

Long Distance Relationship with Papin

Long Distance Relationship with Papin

There are numerous blogs, websites, discussion forums on parenting held by and for moms. CMIIW, we never run out of women who tell us the stories on how solemn a mother is in carrying out her task of raising her children and managing family. As […]

Aunty Nana

Aunty Nana

To be honest, Metro TV without Mata Najwa is like eating nasi timbel without chili sauce. The core pleasure of enjoying meal has been lost. The generation who was growing up with television such as the 90s generation only had two options towards news programs […]

Nurture Child’s Interest

Nurture Child’s Interest

It’s natural if we take our children into the activity that we’ve been familiar with. I have a friend from Aceh, aside from speaking Indonesian, she introduces Acehnese Language to her child as a daily activity. Another friend whose hobby is photography, let her 3 […]

On the Road: Feel the Beat!

On the Road: Feel the Beat!

About seven years ago, the time when my life was going around having dates, working, film marathon, and any other luxurious things as the way I spend my time, I was once trying to translate On the Road. It maybe sounds cool, a kinda snobby […]