a blog by Galuh

a blog by Galuh

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Jessica on Inspyro Moves

Jessica on Inspyro Moves

Dance art in Bandung has less lively atmosphere than other cities in Indonesia such as Jakarta, Jogja, Solo, Padang. It’s easily noticed, for example when there’s an event or festival on a national or international scale, Bandung isn’t counted in. The event starts in Jakarta […]

How A Hectic Mom Looks Back at 2017

How A Hectic Mom Looks Back at 2017

Widely said that we need to reflect on history before making our steps into a better future. Unfortunately, reflecting on what happened during last year has already made me want to hide my face, let alone making a new year resolution. Comparing what I’ve planned […]

Where to Eat in Bandung?

Where to Eat in Bandung?

Do you go to Bandung for new year’s holiday? My out-of-town friends often ask me where the nice place to eat in Bandung. Hmm… I’m also an immigrant here. I’m not really a newcomer though, but it always feels like just yesterday I moved to […]

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 […]