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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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Floating Market Sentul  Posted on 12/15/2014
Think Asian Markets, think Floating Asian markets and instantly you create a world of long narrow boats full of fruit all tied together with men or women in big rice field hats smiling and trying to sell you anything and everything. That...
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Nexus 5 Lollipop  Posted on 12/01/2014
I have owned a Samsung for a while now; my tab which is at least 4 years old, a Samsung Grand and a Samsung Mega 5.8. They are all amazing devices and can do amazing things, however I have been getting frustrated recently with my Mega and...
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Renting in Jakarta  Posted on 11/24/2014
I think we might be on the move and after 2 years we will probably look for something a little smaller and not so expensive.The house we are in is rented and there is no real chance of us buying a property just yet due to one thing or...
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Ocean Dream Samudra Ancol  Posted on 11/11/2014
The idea taking Jeremy to the zoo and see animals has for a very long time appealed to me. Mainly because when he looks at his books or sees fish in the local ponds he gets very excited. So we planned to take a Friday off work, hire a car...
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Jakarta Days  Posted on 11/06/2014
Hooray its a holiday for me and I am away from work for the next few days. However its only going to work that stops, nothing else. I am still awake by 5.30am and staggering around the house by 6. The fact that I have run out of coffee...
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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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 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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