Through Windless Night The Glinting Moon.

Through windless night the glinting moon Illuminates in flowing waves The village nestled in the vale Where crests the overflowing stream The thick-trunked, bare-branched tree speaks in whispers to itself– don’t you see the bustling earth Turning its face green again? ~ Through Windless Night The Glinting Moon, by Abai Kunanbaev ~ Models: Bota Iliyas,…

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On Love.

Alain de Botton, 2006 | 240 pages Ada sesuatu yang luar biasa manusiawi dari On Love. [SPOILER ALERT:] The book tells a journey of falling in and out of love. Dan begitulah yang terjadi di dunia nyata, pada jutaan kisah cinta tiap manusia di dunia. Buku ini merangkum perjalanan itu dengan manis sekaligus getir. Kita…

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

Truman Capote, 1956 | 178 pages Ada banyak hal yang bisa hilang dari hidupmu, tapi tak semuanya akan membuatmu merasa kehilangan. Mungkin ini akan jadi kalimat pembuka yang pas ketika saya meminta kawan-kawan saya membaca karya klasik Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Kisah ini berawal dengan pertemuan seorang lelaki dengan seorang perempuan bernama Holly Golightly. Nama…

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Choco-Apple Pancake

A very simple and perfect recipe for a rainy afternoon! Choco-Apple Pancake recipe: 1 cup of flour 2 tbsp of cocoa powder 3 tbsp of sugar (you can add more sugar if you like it sweet) 1 tsp of baking powder 3/4 cup of chocolate milk 1 egg 2 tbsp of melted butter slices of…

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The case of santaploding lomo.

OK, you must have wanted to slap me since I kept tweeting and updating my status, uber-excitedly saying that I got a Lomo Super Sampler as a gift from (ak.’sa.ra) bookstore! (see, I just did it again) 😀 But, the fact is, I am probably the kind of person the marketeers would love. I don’t…

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Letters to A Young Poet.

Rainer Maria Rilke, 2000 (New World Library Edition) | 128 pages I’m crazy about letters. To me, letters—especially hand-written ones, sent via snail mail (oh, and I love it even more when the letters are illustrated), are romantic. It levitates me: the sight of an envelope with my name written on it; the dampened stamp;…

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The Seven Year Pen

I’ve always had this euphoria every time I saw cute stationeries. Last weekend, I found “The Seven Year Pen” in ak.’sa.ra store, Pacific Place. So, apparently, there are 100 million pens being discarded worldwide, every day! But, worry no more. The Seven Year Pen has this large ink cartridge that enables you to write 1.7…

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