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Support Indonesian Literature

Lately I found myself having a list-of-books-to-buy everytime I went home to Indonesia. Many people come to Singapore to buy books heavenly in Bras Basah, Borders and Kinokuniya, while I am going home to stock myself with some Indonesian books. I must admit that Indonesian literature is going more interesting with a lot of newcomer writers. They're also good in publication by being active in social media. They really got me in Twitter.
Pictures from kutukutubuku.com
(1) Two authors above are a blogger, I've loved their stories and collected their first books since the beginning, before I moved to Singapore. That's why each time they published new books or comics, even though the comics are so lame (Goat Guy, you should stop producing the comics, just focus on the books/blog), I need to get them asap. Sometimes I pre-ordered online and asked my sister to buy books I want, so the books were already there when I went home.

(2) One of the books above, the author is very famous a…

Foods in Singapore

I am not a healthy person nor strong enough nor having a really good shape of body, but I rarely get sick. In 2009, I took only half day sick leave from work. In 2010, only 1 day. So, last month when I had sore throat, cough and fever more than 3 days, I got panic and asked the doctor to do x-rays immediately. The doctor laughed and said I was too exaggerating: "no need lah". He gave me stronger medicines, then fortunately the fever's gone, but the cough was still there until about 2 weeks later. Most of my favorite foods in Singapore were not edible (because of oily, etc). I did not have appetite. I was really homesick. I had never felt like that before because I always went home every month. Maybe I should start to learn my mother's cooking. Not some recipes from the internet, but really my mom's recipes.

Talking about foods, I would like to share my favorite foods here in Singapore, which are not too many because I am not a foodaholic. I am the kind o…