Begin Again

Never crossed my mind before that I would have to learn a totally new language when I’m already 30+. I mean, I’ve been doing just fine with my English skill. I don’t find any difficulty to communicate here in Sweden as most people speak English fluently. I also mostly work in English environment, so there…

Segenggam Daun So dan Sepetak Tanah di Belakang Rumah

Pohon Melinjo, yang bernama latin Gnetum gnemon, lebih lazim disebut dengan pohon So di kampung halaman saya. Saya tidak tahu persis dari mana sebutan itu berasal, tapi pohon So adalah salah satu tanaman yang mudah ditemui di halaman belakang rumah-rumah. Mungkin karena pohon ini termasuk mudah tumbuh di tanah yang kering dan berkapur. Mungkin juga…

Catatan Akhir (Kuliah) S2

Beberapa bulan terakhir, saya menerima pertanyaan dari beberapa rekan tentang bagaimana rasanya kuliah S2 bareng suami dan punya bayi. Lebih tepatnya, how did we do it? How did we survive? 😀 Saya tidak langsung merespons. Sebagian karena saya sendiri sudah hampir lupa. Ngomong-ngomong, saya kuliah master tahun 2011-2012 jadi sudah lebih dari lima tahun yang…

The Perk of Being a Lundensian

With only 25.75 km² area, Lund is indeed small compare to other cities in Sweden. You can explore the city in three days and you would have literally been everywhere 😄. The city is also bit quiet as the population is just around 90.000 inhabitants and much lesser on July to August, because most of them…

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…