I have to admit that writing does not come naturally to me, I am not a good writer, let alone in English. Or at least that’s my excuses for not writing as often as I should be in 2015.
It is more than six months since I last posted a blog. Then, life was ever so busy in Doha. My husband and I had been discussing retirement and leaving Qatar for good for the last years and according to the plan, we were going… Read More
2 months to go, and I think I have to get my priority right…
We used to call it the Emir’s Farm, which is not quite true, as the ‘farm’ does not belong to the Qatari Emir, but belong the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani who is one of the richest men in Qatar and a distant relative… Read More
It is now four months to go before we finally leave Qatar for good, Keith is approaching 68 and is very ready to retire. We’ve sort of agreed to retire in 2015 and we have even discussed the exact date of our final day of… Read More
It was cooler than normal, but we have to get up, get out of bed and get ready as any other work day, on Christmas day in Doha. Yes, the weather was cooler, 16° Celcius, cooler than normal in the Middle East and certainly would… Read More
By the time I upload this post, we are still waiting anxiously for the result. Yes, the Scottish referendum may not be important for most of the world, or especially me an Indonesian, I didn’t even marry a Scotsman. What has this referendum got to… Read More
Ketika saya bekerja di Jakarta hampir 10 tahun yang lalu, kadang-kadang di kantor ada pasar taruhan dalam rangka pertandingan sepakbola piala dunia, tapi saya tidak pernah ambil bagian dengan kegiatan itu. Sayapun kurang ingat bagaimana aturan mainnya, maklum karena saya tidak terlibat, biasanya para pegawai… Read More