My 25th Birthday

I’m going to keep this sweet and simple. I’ll try… When I was 17 I wrote birthday letters to myself, for me to read when the clock strikes midnight; for every year, until my 25th birthday. Yes, this year is the last time that I’ll be receiving letters from he 17-year-old Lela. I shall elaborate about…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM!!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!Semoga panjangumurdalamkesihatan,dimurahlanrezeki yang halal. Ok let’s do this in English. May God shower you with endless blessings, health, wealth, peace and happiness!Thanks for being such a WONDERFUL Mom who shares stories, experiences, life lessons, history and knowledge. You are my Watipedia and kamus.com! I know of mothers who don’t have mom-daughter conversations and I’m…

Shady Shack, Bintan

Who would have thought that the best birthday celebration would be in one of Indonesia’s islands, tucked away from civilisation? Well, there’s electricity (only at night) and water (brought in through a pipe, diameter no bigger than 3cm). When I came back from the trip, I posted My 23rd Birthday in a nutshell. I was so…

My 23rd Birthday

I have never seen so many diamonds in the sky, so many jewels in the sea….. I have never tasted salty chocolate cake fresh from the sea. I have never swam with butterflies. I have never held clownfishes in my bare hands. I have never read my birthday letters to anyone. Until 23rd May 2010.…