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Ms. S is me. a weird, artistic girl. Live in Jakarta, who like any other girl around the world have drama and adventure in this futuristic world. And I'm here to Share

January 31, 2011

Ending January

Dear Mr. Cocktail,


News Flash : I finally resign from my job.. and giving my resignation letter was not the hardest moment in my life. I felt free. and Yes. I also have got a new job starting the 1st of February.

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Big news in my family this month! my younger sister is getting engage. Yey!!
Everyone is getting exited but since this is an Indonesia Traditional engagement don't expect booze laying around. It's very boring. People come to eat, gossip and our elders taking and introducing and giving advice.

The Sisters

The Lovely couple


my sister and her bestbud

with beloved friends since primary school
with beloved friends since primary school



My sister been going out with him for more then 7 years. SO, IT was about time they get engage and get married. It was a sweet happy day.. but I was tired.
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I was not planning to go out later that night. I wanted to just be anti-social and sleep... but with a lot of persuasion from my friends. I went out that night.

Wearing my blue dress, grab a cab. Off I go to Immigrant.

Thought it was gonna be just another club night with my friends. Ended up one of the best night we've ever had. Everyone had a blast!! and I mean it! I don't know what made it so different.. but we just dance drink laugh. FUN.

*oh! I had a little bit of embarrassing moment. I slip on an empty beer bottle and fell elegantly. hahaha... :-D

All is well.






Great time to end the month. Full of celebration... 
Have a Good Nite

Ms.S

Love Books

Dear Mr. Cocktail,




(I don't own this pictures, this is just some pics I have collected)

Did you know I have more then 200 books in my room only?

I love to read!!!
I love the smell of new books
I love the yellowish page
I love Old-hard cover books especially


I always dream that one day when I have my own place.. I want to have my own library. A reading place. My sanctuary

I just love when I read a novel, fantasy, adventure, biography, history, geography.. I love how they transport me to another world full of excietment. I love how the way the book teach me how to be wise.. be in someone else shoes.

Did you know I used to write/draw children story book? yes I did. :-)
I spend most of my money buying books, more books, and more shoes :-D

Have a lovely day

S

New Year Resolution ??

Dear Mr. Cocktail,



What is my New Year resolution?
I have been thinking about this for weeks...
I haven't even done all the things that I plan from PBUS post, so I'll probably just update some of the stuff

Resolution = a commitment that an individual makes to one or more personal goals, projects, or the reforming of a habits.

So here it goes:

1. Be Happy, Be Positive..
2. Be grateful every morning that I'm still breathing..
3. Travel more ; 
    - Weekend trip to Singapore
    - Trip to Aceh, Pulau Sabang
    - Getaway to Lombok
    - and more
4. Learn wall climbing
5. Learn to dive and get my diving license
6. Do paragliding
7. Nude art model?? :-P
8. Solve Rubik's Cube
9. Cook more (dessert mainly hehehe)
10. Paint more.. 
11. Read more books
12. Save more money
13. Work harder
14. Be a better person
15. Enjoy life more.. :-D


and when I do all these stuff I will post it and tell you all about it..
:-D

What's your resolution?

Have a good day

S





January 21, 2011

Durian Pancake

Dear Mr. Cocktail,

Have you heard about 'Pancake Durian'?? or Durian fruit?
Not many people like durian, xpecial foreigner. You either love it or realllyy hate it! 

 
Durian Fruit
A lot of people can't stand the smell of this spiky fruit.. but for them who can stand the smell, oh this is sooo gud!!!
yes, ok! I am one of the freak who can eat durian. I can't stand eating stuff like worm, blood, frog, cricket, and all other weird food but YES! I have conquered The Durian! and I love it.

AND NOTE when you're eating durian! you are NOT allowed to drink ALCOHOL while eating or after. Because durian it-self contain alcohol! The mix of durian and alcohol in your system can give you heartburn/heart attack. If you still drink anyway.. well at least I try to warn (scare) you :-P
You'll get drunk if you eat to much durian and the hangover is not the same as drinking 15 shots of tequilla. trust me. I know. (not in a gud way)

Anyway..


My mum was in Medan (North Sumatra, one of the biggest island in Indonesia) recently and I ask her to bring me from Nelayan Restaurant my favorite dessert "Pancake Durian". I've tried other pancake durian from House of Durian also in Medan, but I much prefer the one from Nelayan.

Pancake? Durian?
I know.. weird innit. I think this is more like.. Crepe durian (they should call it Crepe not Pancake!).
Well it's another unique way to eat this exotic fruit :-D
I know about pancake durian when I visit Medan last year and my friends there suggest me to eat this.. and I did. And I fell in LOVE.



look like green pillow... delicious green pillow

whip cream, and durian. don't eat the seed tho'

The green crepe/pancake *whatever is made with flour and pandanus? with whip cream and durian fruit in the middle.

The combination made it so smooth and creamy. The crepe slice made it easy to eat, not as messy when you eat it without it and won't made your finger stink as much.

My sister, who also love durian, she prefer the old traditional way eating durian. Straight from the spiky thingy :-D She tried the pancake durian from House of Durian but she didn't like it.
So when I took this green delicacies out from the fridge, she can't help but wonder.. "what's that green pillow thing, look cute". I told her "pancake durian"
So she ask for half, "you can have the other half.. if I don't like it".
but at the end she finish it all.. hahaha and ask for more (damnit)

My mum only bought 2 portions. So I only have 4 pieces of pancake durian. 1 portion = 2 piece. 2 portions cost me Rp. 55.000 around 6/7 US$

:-)

I sat myself next to my sister and my mum watching the first audition of American Idol 2011 and eating my delicious pancake durian. NYUM!

Yoji "pop" Asano, laugh so hard watching him
Loving the quality time..

Have a great day

S

January 12, 2011

Lomo Camera

Dear Mr. Cocktail,

As promise to myself.. I would buy Lomo camera ( as I mention in Sept issue PBUS).
I bought it last year around October, but haven't had the chance to take pictures and develope it until recently.

I bought The Holga K200NM with fisheye lense

 
Holga K200NM
and these are some of the result.. my first few pictures I took. yey!

Nala, fisheye with blue effect

Jazz, with fisheye

Daylight
Ro'a . with red effect

I'm still not a pro yet at this Lomo thingy.. I'm still learning. So I hope in the future I will improve much more

Have a nice day

S

January 05, 2011

Happy 2011

Dear Mr. Cocktail,

HAPPY NEW YEAR !!

* Fireworks *
* People on the street celebrating + traffic *
* With friends *
* luve *

* Luve *
* Mask on! *
* Pretty wasted at this time *
I HOPE EVERYONE HAD A GREAT CELEBRATION <3