Moving to Lund Evokes the Passion to Write*

Hayu Rahmitasari writes about life in Lund for a website called The Newbie Guide to Sweden. Recently, she published her first novel in Indonesia. I always try to see the golden edge. Hayu Rahmitasari left a good job in Indonesia to start a new life in Lund. The move was  a challenge but at the…

To The Daughters of Mine

“Setapakmu, Kelak mungkin akan berbeda arah denganku. Lajumu, Pasti akan jauh melampaui kecepatanku. Tapi jangan lupa untuk sesekali melambat. Agar kamu bisa merekam apa yang belum terlewat. Tak perlu tergesa. Karena yang sudah terencana akan sabar menunggu di sana. Dan setiap kali kamu pulang, Kita akan berbincang tentang sepatu-sepatu yang kita kenakan.” *** “Those little…

On BTS: Catching up with the rest of the world

This might sound ridiculous amid the waves of KPop, but to be honest, I’m zero about Korean pop culture. I learnt about it during my master program when I took the Media in Asia course. But apart from its historical context, its massive and rapid development, I know nothing. And  I’m not a huge fan of…

Where to shop second-hand stuff in Lund?*

As a country that is eager to create a zero waste society, second-hand items are highly valued in Sweden. It goes beyond lifestyle and has become an essential part of Swedish everyday life. Swedes have been said to have a deeply rooted habit of selling and donating old things, which means there are plenty of…

Milla and Mayana Series: Spanish or English?

Author: Hayya Habibi Once upon a day, Milla and Mayana were playing outside their house. Suddenly their Dad ran right out the door with a paper in his hand. He shouted: “Girls, there’s a new exhibition in Central Museum!” “What’s so special about that?” asked Milla skeptically. “It’s the story that’s special,” explained Mom. “But…