Tsukuba Info for Muslim

Tsukuba city is not as huge as Tokyo and there isn’t a mosque yet in the science city (not that I know of). So this list of halal restaurants and grocery shops, secondhand retail store and bicycle or electronics shops should be able to help […]

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Greetings from Tsukuba

Oh wow! What a week. I arrived in Tsukuba-shi (city) last Friday. It was raining and cold. And heavy (due to the luggage). Very tired, very surprised (“This is the room???”), and depressed. But thankfully I got over it after a night’s sleep. And a […]

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Cuma Orang Kaya yang Sanggup

Pernahkah sedang antre di halte bus TransJakarta lalu disela orang? Atau begitu pintu lift terbuka langsung memberondong masuk padahal yang di dalam belum lagi tuntas keluar? Atau di antrean panjang kendaraan 2 lajur membuat lajur ketiga untuk menyela di dekat penyempitan (jembatan, underpass, atau gerbang […]

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If Money Were No Object

Aku menemukan link ini yang dibagi oleh murid di Twitter. Kartun bagus yang dibuat dari kutipan yang sangat mengena bagi murid kelas XII yang sedang bimbang dengan pilihan kelanjutan pendidikannya selepas SMA. Alan Watts: What would you like to do if money was no object? […]

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Location Gap

If there is generation gap (which I believe there is), then there is also location gap. As in jet lag, you will feel different ‘measurement’ of time between places that have different character. Let’s say Jakarta and Solo. Okay, Jakarta and Jogja. I didn’t mean […]

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Jangan Seperti Orang Susah

Percakapan pada suatu sore. Q: Mau pulang jam berapa? L: Sore banget. Aku mau ngajar dulu. Q: Kerja mulu, kaya kekurangan duit aja. L: Lha √©lu, jam 4 belum pulang. Kaya gaji 10 juta aja. Q: !@#$%^&* dibales… L: *ngakak* Kerja keras itu harus. Dan […]

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