Monthly Archives: November 2008

“Milestone” birthdays are usually times for an accounting of your life so far. When I was about 18 years old, I worked out that I would be 47 by the turn of the century. It seemed an age at which life would hold little. Luckily, the naivety of youth was not prophetic. I can still […]

I don’t know why Surabaya doesn’t advertise itself better. Western tourists are mad not to organise a holiday when they can get their dental work done, order tailor-made clothes, play golf, do a side trip to Bali and still have plenty of money in their hand, compared to doing the same things “back home”. I […]