Archive for Month: February 2009
Dandruff, Djarum & Desire
If TV advertising were the only glimpse of Indonesian society that an interested onlooker ever had, it would certainly create a strange impression. Someone working or studying in Yogyakarta these days has 16 commercial TV channels to choose from*. And, of course, the raison d’etre for every one of these […]
Dust From The Graveyard
I was washing my feet with a bucket of water from the well when I noticed that the door to the sprawling, deserted house was ajar. A few minutes earlier we had been inspecting the grave of the man who’d lived there.