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A Remedy for Loneliness

“Did you know that Tolkien had a drinking club? He used to invite some writer friends to his parlor to drink and write for an evening.” Overheard at Jarndyce Antiquarian Booksellers in London, from a staff member to an antique bookseller who was visiting from… Read More

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Down and Up the Grand Canyon

We heard his breath first – eergh eergh aaargh. It was more like grunts than breathing, the sound of someone hating himself for pushing through an obstacle he would rather not deal with. When the man finally stepped in our sight, Jure and I leapt… Read More

Dari Puncak Sumbing, Saat Matahari Tak Terlihat

Gunung Sumbing, saat kami mengunjunginya, sedang tidak menjadi tuan rumah yang repot-repot bersolek. Tak terlihat matahari terbit, padang rumput di kejauhan, dan semacamnya. Ia berkabut dan nyaris selalu hujan. Ia bahkan seperti tuan rumah yang mengunci pintu depan dan menyuruh si tamu lompat pagar samping… Read More

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The Mad Ones: Lir

Ever since we started POST in August last year, we have been drawn to creative spaces and the stories behind them. Out of all the creative spaces that we have visited, Lir in Yogyakarta intrigues me the most. For one, it is difficult to pin… Read More

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The Walls of Georgetown

I am drawn to street art, enough to actually take a walk under the bridges and tunnels of Jakarta for a slow, close look at them a few years ago. I understand the resistance, the public discourse, the activism that is channeled through street art,… Read More

Cerita Pasar Santa yang Belum Selesai

Tempo lalu Maesy menuliskan tentang POST, ruang kreatif kecil kami di Pasar Santa yang enam bulan terakhir membuat akhir pekan kami selalu dipenuhi hal gembira. Ia adalah ruang yang mendekatkan kami dengan individu dan kelompok kreatif yang mencintai apa yang dilakukannya dan bergembira dalam membaginya.… Read More

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Our POST at Pasar Santa

Nearly six months have passed since Teddy, Steven, and I raised our glass to celebrate the opening of POST, our creative space in Pasar Santa. No, we didn’t drink champagne. The three of us had been taking turns falling ill, so I mixed us a… Read More