2012 Archive

Before and after

Monday, 31 December 2012
Pela Mampang, Jakarta

The renovation is almost finished in the first and second floors, and on 22 December we moved in to the new residence. Here are some “before” and “after” pictures. Happy new year! BEFORE: Living room and terrace. AFTER: Living room and terrace. BEFORE: Toilet. AFTER: Toilet. BEFORE: Kitchen. AFTER: Kitchen. BEFORE: Shower. AFTER: Shower.

888 days

Tuesday, 18 December 2012
Cipete, Jakarta

After 888 consecutive days in Indonesia, or 2 years, 5 months, and 4 days, I am leaving the country for a short while. I have a ticket with Lionair to Singapore at 15:20. Rp 850k. ETA Singapore 18:05. CME is arriving from Oslo via Moscow and Hong Kong at 18:15, and I will meet him […]


Sunday, 25 November 2012
Cibubur, Jakarta

Butterfly is the name of an old sewing machine that was used to reupholster an old sofa we had lying around. I bought the textile at a shop in Pasar Baru, Central Jakarta, and hired a craftsman to do the reupholstering. The sofa will of course be a part of the furniture at the renovated […]

Renovation continued 3

Saturday, 24 November 2012
Cibubur, Jakarta

The renovation goes on and on and on… Below a couple of pictures. One of the bathrooms. One of the bathrooms. The kitchen sink.

Renovation continued 2

Sunday, 18 November 2012
Epicentrum, Jakarta

Some more pictures from the on-going renovation project. Ironwood terrace. Polishing marble floor. Cutting Brazilian granite slab.