Kali Kelima

Kami pindah rumah lagi! Ya, awal April lalu kami pindah rumah lagi. Dan ini adalah kepindahan saya yang keempat, serta kelima untuk suami. Sewaktu mengunggah foto terakhir di Stångby beberapa waktu yang lalu, sejumlah kawan mengira kepindahan kami adalah back for good. Bahwa program S3 suami sudah selesai dan kami pulang ke Indonesia. Itu hoax….

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…

Learning about Sweden from Popular Culture*

For many years, Sweden has been frequently represented in popular media, especially in the US. Ranging from typical references such us Swedish blonde girls in American Horror Story: Hotel to the Swedish chef with a thick accent on The Muppets Movie, Sweden is often narrowly depicted as anything that other countries are not. Media representation can be too…

A Day at IKEA Museum

This week is Sportlov in Sweden. A week long break from school to give the kids and their family time to do winter sports like ski, skating and so on. At first, we were thinking to go for a ski in this year’s sportlov, but given the fact that Baby K is still so little,…

#ceritamusimdingin

Musim dingin memang identik dengan suasana sendu. Cocok untuk merenung dan mengharu biru. Ditambah dengan keberadaan bayi mungil yang membuat lebih jarang keluar rumah, jadilah hari-hari dilalui dengan sesekali menulis puisi (kalau sempat dan sedang ada ide tentu saja 😀 ). Puisi-puisi pendek ini sebelumnya sudah saya unggah di Instagram dengan tagar #ceritamusimdingin. Saya tuliskan…