“When the Earth Moves”

Earthquakes are not funny, in fact it would be true to say that they are quite serious. As many people know most parts of Indonesia are susceptible to earthquakes. “The ring of fire” does not refer to a particularly hot curry the night before but to the high level of activity underfoot that results in […]

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Déjà vu

A sweet but expensive sound is the gentle whir of a water meter. Did I say whir? That doesn’t sound right. Water meters are not supposed to whir, they are supposed to click….. slowly. The phone rang. It was Fred. “The little a wheel, it is a turning veery fast.” Déjà vu. I think the […]

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“How big is your Peka”

Here is a wonderful titbit of information that will make you the hit at the annual dinner of the Denpasar Toastmakers Club. Did you know there is no such thing as “cold.” Cold is in fact a worldwide con created by exuberant salesmen who want to sell fridges to Eskimos. You see “cold” doesn’t exist, […]

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