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…

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…

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…

Bekerja Sukarela di Swedia

Tak banyak orang (mungkin) yang mau bekerja sukarela (volunteering). Selain karena persoalan waktu, soal balasan/imbalan/upah/kontraprestasi juga sering menjadi pertimbangan tersendiri. Sebenarnya, bekerja sukarela sudah lama menjadi bagian dari masyarakat Indonesia. Hal ini tampak dalam kegiatan-kegiatan sosial seperti kerja bakti, gotong royong, dan sebagainya. Namun, seiring dengan semakin sibuknya kehidupan modern, maka lebih mudah bagi masyarakat…