Year End Note

The end of 2017 is almost here. Time surely flies before we even realize. The day when I left Indonesia for Sweden still feels like yesterday. But in fact, I’m going to witness my second new year in Sweden, in the next few hours. The 2017 itself is really something for me as this is…

Crush

Zaki and I had a bedtime talk the other day, about me who had just changed my current crush from Alexander Skarsgรฅrd to Thomas Beaudoin. He found it’s bit strange because I change my crush like a girl changes her dress (yeah, just like that Katy Perry’s song ๐Ÿ˜†). Very quickly. Unlike him who’s “committed”…

Seorang Penulis yang Bertanya pada Dirinya Sendiri

Seorang penulis suatu hari bertanya pada dirinya sendiri. Apa jadinya jika dunia kehabisan kosakata? Akankah diksi menjadi sunyi? Tak ada lagi awalan atau akhiran? Tak perlu lagi imbuhan? … Pertanyaan-pertanyaan itu tak kunjung ia temu jawabnya. Tapi setengahnya ia tak lagi peduli. Toh, kata sekarang makin kehilangan makna. Tak lagi diperhatikan tanda bacanya. Tak lagi…

The Hungry Cat

Story and Illustration by Hayya Habibi A mouse ate a cheese. The mouse went outside. A cat was hungry. The cat saw the mouse. The mouse was scared The mouse ran away. The cat chased the mouse. The cat bumped into a chair. The mouse was gone. The mouse was safe. The cat was angry….

The First Anniversary (of Living in Sweden)

Today marks one year since me and my daughter moved to Sweden. Yes, we arrived exactly on this date a year ago. So, happy first anniversary! Haha. I know itโ€™s not really something to celebrate but we’re glad we had quite a wonderful first year (and are excited for the following ones). I can hardly…