Post-natal Reflection

Hari Minggu (17/2) kemarin, Baby K genap dua bulan. Di hari itu awalnya saya berniat menuliskan refleksi paska kelahiran. Sekalian memperingati ulang bulan. Cocoklah momennya, pikir saya. Tapi karena satu dan dua hal (baca: rutinitas ibu baru dan tanggungan pekerjaan yang mesti segera dirampungkan 😅), akhirnya saya baru sempat menuliskan refleksi hari ini, alias telat…

My Life as a PhD Student’s Wife

If you think life as a PhD student is so hard, you’re absolutely, 100%, unquestionably, RIGHT! The truth is, it’s super hard it makes the life as his/her partner is NOT easy either! 😄 I’m writing this not to complain about my current situation. Among all, I’m sincerely happy and grateful for whatever happened in the…

Sepatu

Wajah saya mendadak sumingrah saat kami melewati satu toko di Klostergatan. Sayapun berhenti sebentar. Menatap etalase di depan saya dengan mata berbinar. “Waaaahhhh, bagus banget sepatunya,” kata saya sambil menunjuk sepatu boots berbahan kulit dan berwarna dusty pink. Suami saya hanya tersenyum kecil lalu berujar: “Ada apa sih dengan kamu dan sepatu?” Ya. “Ada apa…

Mrs Fantastic

On our way home the other day, my daughter and I had a small talk like we always had. We discussed this and that and she excitedly told me about the unit she’s currently doing: “Human Body” and how she did a research on skeleton as part of the unit. That day she said that…