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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: Experience, Family, Humour, Interests, Observations

 Latest posts on Jakarta News

Rain at last  Posted on 11/24/2015
The dry season has well and truly been dry and the dust and soot more visible than normal. Jakarta is its normal lines of wet and dry but there seems to be a bigger change in the weather with some more longer periods of wet weather and...
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Surabaya  Posted on 11/17/2015
After 8 years of living on the Island of Java, I have finally stayed in the second most important city on it and maybe in Indonesia, Surabaya. Surabaya is in the east of Java and like every other city in Indonesia consists of lots of...
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GoJek  Posted on 11/03/2015
There is a new thing happening in the city at the moment and it is spreading across Indonesia at quite a rate.The arrival of paid / uniformed Motorbike taxi riders or Gojeks (Ojeks is the common name for all motorbike taxis) is a new...
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Jeremy in October  Posted on 10/19/2015
Its been a while since I have written about my son so here is an update. Jeremy is two and a half next month and his recent language acquisition has been staggering as are his motor skills.We have been teaching him words and sentences and...
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Things that are happening in Jakarta  Posted on 10/05/2015
Here is a short list of things that are happening in the city which are good bad indifferent all at the same time and some nationwide ones. Its been a while since I have compiled a list of stuff.There is a new Terminal being built at at...
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Days trips overseas  Posted on 09/28/2015
I have just returned from another trip out the country and I went to Singapore for the day. I did not really do anything as I had a very short time there, however it was nice to fly and visit somewhere different for a change.As many people...
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Old Friends  Posted on 09/12/2015
Another week gone and more or less as tired as normal. I am currently teaching mornings and then doing my day job later in the day. The early morning teaching is still hard work but not as bad as last year because I am now used to being...
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No Internet  Posted on 09/07/2015
I have been in Indonesia now for many years and for a few of them I had an Internet connection to the place I was staying. Since 2000 I have been connected to the web and probably at some point became hugely dependent on it for...
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A few weeks  Posted on 08/19/2015
Its been a while that I have posted anything. The reason is that I have as usual been busy with work or with Jeremy and so not much has really been happening.Its August now and there has been no rain for a few weeks and this is causing...
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Road trip  Posted on 07/27/2015
So the other weekend I went with the brother in law and some of his friends for a trip to the west coast of Java and to the area know as Tanjung Lesung, which according to Google maps is around 180km from my house and would take about 5.5...
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  • 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,

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