September 2, 2015

PASSION 2 PROFIT Kumpul Co-working Space regularly holds really useful workshops, for business and personal development, for just-getting-starters and for seasoned business professionals. On Saturday afternoon, September 12, they’re hosting the internationally acclaimed “Leaders of Tomorrow: Passion 2 Profit” workshop. Leaders of Tomorrow is an international education business that teaches individuals, NGOs and businesses how […]

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August 5, 2015

MOSTLY JAZZ SUNDAY Are you often in the mood for an evening of smooth music in perfectly relaxed surroundings? Then you’d be checking your calendar and heading down, every second Sunday, to the beach in front of Griya Santrian, for their “Mostly Jazz, Live on the Beach” sessions. Gugun Blues Shelter and female vocalist Andien […]

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July 08, 2015

HELP FARMERS IN TRANSITION In Bali, as in many places around the world, farmers are returning to growing pesticide-free crops, using organic heritage seeds. The process of ridding the soil of chemicals can take many years, and accreditation isn’t simple to get, so mostly they are “transitional” (i.e. on the way to certified organic). Around […]

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June 10, 2015

EVERY MAN NEEDS ONE! Now here’s a different kind of “shed”. We all know that “a man needs a shed” – to get away from family, wife, GF, troubles, the boss, think about “stuff”, and probably play (oops, sorry, create something magnificent or useful) with his tools. But The Man Shed in Jl Tirta Nadi […]

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April 29, 2015

FUNNELBACK PET – REALLY? Parent alert! Studies show children don’t really develop a sense of danger until at least six years old. Beautiful Bali’s potential hazards may be completely different from your own childhood experience. Are there many unfenced swimming pools where you come from? Or funnel-back spiders to become a “secret pet” for your […]

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April 15, 2015

REFUSE THE FLU Trust me, you don’t want it. Though you’ve triumphed before, each dose gets nastier and clings longer, and each year your body is a little less strong and copes less well with the fever, aching joints, chills and cough. Plus, a “winter” disease in Bali’s sticky heat is not fun. So get […]

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March 18, 2015

GOOD FORTUNE What do a New Yorker called Marcello and his Javanese wife do when they come to Bali? They open a Chinese restaurant called Fortune Cookie. Now it’s not that silly, actually, because this high-energy couple looked around for something that wasn’t yet on offer, something they missed from their busy life in the […]

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March 04, 2015

BALI-KIWI EXPORT! Please support an extraordinary Sanur family – off to New Zealand in March and welcomed by the Indonesian ambassador before a huge public performance at the Southeast Asian night market on the Wellington waterfront. The star of the show is pint-sized Gede Semara Richard (he’s 8 years old), who has played gamelan since […]

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February 18, 2015

PAIN MOVER, SPIRIT DANCER A long way from his home island of Bima – quiet farmland, coconut palms, no outsiders – Sanur-based body worker Pak Purnomo is extraordinarily talented, having gained experience at Jari Menari and mentoring from internationally acclaimed Esalen trainer, Ellen Watson. Momo conducts workshops in Touching Essence (based on Esalen Massage) at […]

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February 4 2015

February 4 2015 Sorry Sanur folks itrsquos over No more will you keep all the Sanur secrets to yourselves Itrsquos time for readers in other parts of Bali to find out whatrsquos happening in your deceptively quiet little patch The more we investigate the more we want to learn about whatrsquos cooking in Sanur so please contact Sanur Scoop with information about any new businesses cafes exciting events or interesting projects Email spacetobreathebaligmailcom BICYCLE TRAILS Congratulations to EcoSanur not an official organisation but more a ldquomovementrdquo of longterm Sanur expats working together to better Sanurrsquos environment for the first of three planned official bicycle lanes through the Sanur area The lane begins at the EcoSanur office at Werdhapura Hotel on Jl Da

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