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Samudra and his BFF….  Posted on 04/07/2015
I have been very fortunate since having Samudra that I have met so many beautiful mums and kids in Jakarta from all over the world.  Once I returned with him from Australia at around 8 weeks old, he was only really exposed to local...
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Splashing at Playparq Bintaro  Posted on 03/27/2015
Friday night was a disaster trying to get to see the Ogoh Ogoh parade in Monas for Nyepi, missing it due to traffic and ending up in the car for 6 hours driving at slower than a snails pace from the city to home again in the rain. The...
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Yummy Mummy Playgroup Easter Fun  Posted on 03/26/2015
Although it’s not yet Easter, we decided to have an Easter themed Yummy Mummies Playgroup last Monday for the kids.  After searching everywhere I couldn’t find any Easter eggs for sale anywhere or anything rabbit or easter...
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Kampung Kids in the Park  Posted on 03/25/2015
After a beautiful morning of swimming at Pondok Indah Water Park on Sunday, we arrived home to find some of the kampung kids waiting at our gate and playing in the park across the road, wanting to play with Samudra. I didn’t feel up...
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Too Hot. Must Swim. Back to PIM Water Park  Posted on 03/25/2015
Sunday morning came and despite all my reminder notes to FINALLY get back to Car Free Day and do some outdoor exercise, I couldn’t budge Putra and Samudra and so decided to give it a miss yet again. Thankfully the rain stayed away...
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Happy Birthday Sister!  Posted on 03/13/2015
Yesterday was my beautiful beautiful sister Treen’s birthday and I was feeling sorry for her having to be at work when she should be relaxing and enjoying her last birthday of peace before the baby comes.  When I messaged her...
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Throwback to 2014 _ Dad visits Jakarta  Posted on 03/11/2015
YIPPPPEEEEEEE!! After years of a super full computer which hangs every time I try to do any work on it, and the rainbow swirl a cause of much frustration, I now have a super slim and super beautiful little MacBook Air.  It’s so...
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Let’s Say ‘I Do’..  Posted on 02/21/2015
Today marks 1 week since I said ‘I Do’ to my most incredible partner, and although we made our vows outside of Jakarta, it’s this city that brought us together in the first place so I’m sharing it with you here....
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Kids Club at Shangri-La  Posted on 02/09/2015
Since we went away to Puncak at Christmas and the hotel we were staying at had pony rides, Samudra has become completely horse obsessed! Although he was too frightened at the time to actually get on a pony, we bought him a hand made...
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My Favourite Medicine..  Posted on 02/09/2015
My New Years resolution this year was that I was going to start regularly blogging again and taking daily photos out on the streets as I have been neglecting both the camera and this page and I miss the joy both bring to me, and the...
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  • octavianus
    octavianus 24 June 2013 11:57:17

    i like this post from you can we be a friends ?
    i\'m sandy life in jakarta

  • endydaniel
    endydaniel 24 September 2012 18:59:28

    i love both of ur blogs, the story is interesting n the photos r beautiful :)

  • welovejakarta
    welovejakarta 10 August 2011 09:34:12

    Thank you so much for looking at our blog... I know, there are so many pages and so many photos! Treen is the expert writer but she has been so busy lately that it's difficult for her to keep it up... so I keep posting pics and forgetting to write accompanying text!

    Thanks so much for your feedback and great to hear from you!

  • romeldoshi
    romeldoshi 05 August 2011 16:28:20

    Haven't gone through your entire blog, but what ever I could, I loved it. Don't let the information and experiences stop translating into text.


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