Hari Raya Saraswati

Today is Hari Raya Saraswati or Saraswati day – a day dedicated to Saraswati, Hindu Goddess of knowledge. On this day all books are blessed in the temple and you’re not supposed to read. I’m cheating a bit but apparently computers don’t count...

An earthquake and Nungnung waterflall

Well I experienced my second earthquake here the other night (Friday 12th February), although everyone managed to sleep through it (it was the middle of the night) and I didn’t even know about it until Made’s sister told me. Apparently it was even stronger...

A year in Bali

Well, 5 days ago was the year anniversary of the first time I stepped off the plane into Bali. In some ways I can’t believe I’ve been here a year, but mostly I feel like I’ve been here forever and my life before I left the UK and even my life when I...