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added on 24/11/2009 by: lukereg
My life and views from my time in Jakarta. What I observe and how I feel about living so far from home and those I miss. Now sharing my life with my wife and son so things will be seen in completely new ways by me and my son as he grows and learns to understand life
 tags: 15, Experience, Humour, Interests, Observations
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A weird day.  Posted on 10/31/2014
I must admit to not paying my credit cards for a month as I chose medicine for Jeremy over keeping the books balanced. Since then I have been catching up on the bills (it was August) and have been paying what has been asked for.I dont own...
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Personal blogging  Posted on 10/29/2014
I have been reviewing my blog and things in it and wanted to share how where it has been read / opened through the world. Personal blogging is often a labour of love and I dont see many personal blogs survive or continue to develop. That...
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Vaccinations for Jeremy  Posted on 10/18/2014
Jeremy is almost 18 months old now and it does still feel like yesterday when I saw him for the first time but time flies and and now he growing, learning and developing so quickly it is,as I always say simply amazing to see,We were told...
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Cost of living in Jakarta  Posted on 10/03/2014
This is the latest information I can provide for how much stuff costs here. Depending where you shop you will pay more or less for things. I shop in markets, local stores, supermarkets and so on so I get to see a variety of different...
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Plumbing  Posted on 09/19/2014
What I know about plumbing you can put on the back of a matchbox but I do know this. Pipes are not supposed to leak. Tanks are not supposed to empty. Pumps should not fail and water should not smell. All of course is the same the world...
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Fire Trucks Jakarta  Posted on 09/16/2014
Getting to work this morning, I was met with a scene of relative chaos. Firetrucks, security and car parking attendants running about, people taking photos and the power cut off.There had been it seems, a minor fire in the same block as...
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A few updates  Posted on 09/11/2014
I am back now at St.Ursula and I am teaching conversational English there and again, I am in the Elementary school. It is an amazing school and the level of the kids English is often astounding, and after so many years it has been a really...
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A week in August  Posted on 08/23/2014
Its been one of those weeks again I think. There has been so much happening at home and with work that I often wonder where all the times goes and the assumption that all is well and easy as an expat goes very simply 'out the...
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Batavia Apartments Jakarta  Posted on 08/09/2014
During my week long break we decided to stay in a hotel for a few days to break up the routine and give us a break. With 2 kids hotels become more expensive or the rooms become more cramped and then extra beds are needed and I see no fun...
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Trip to Bogor  Posted on 08/05/2014
With a week off through Eid and the end of fasting, I had plenty of time on my hands to do many things. Many things were not really done. I spent the beginning of the week sleeping and eating playing with Jeremy. For the 2 main days of...
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 Comments

  • yovita12
    yovita12 21 December 2012 05:23:52

    Hi this is a great blog, keep up the good work

  • yanie@cahaya
    yanie@cahaya 17 November 2011 15:48:04

    hai I'm Yanie, are u still in Jakarta cos I'm coming to indonesia on 22nd nov .Maybe can email me starnury@gmail.com

  • indanalima
    indanalima 21 September 2010 05:34:15

    Hi my brother is now in UK and i am thinking to go to London or UK or wimbledon in the future, may be we can exchange some insights.
    write me back.

  • Fauzan
    Fauzan 18 July 2010 06:50:06

    Hello ! I'm Fauzan, from Jakarta, ID. I'm looking for some people to help me in improving my English. I'm a student in a University of Indonesia. Well, if you don't mind, would you write back? :D

  • kamfli
    kamfli 17 December 2009 22:21:55

    Hi! I am actually thinking about coming to Indonesia, could you please tell me how did you find a job? Do you know maybe someone who is working in Travel Agency or Hotel Marketing department?
    Thanks for your advices ;)

    see you soon,
    Kamila

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