Tag Archives: Misunderstandings

Flat white with nothing to say

The young man in West Timor who I have hired to drive me for the day, has asked me to pay the going rate, petrol and $3 for the day. “How often do you drive?” “Two or three times a … Continue reading

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Eunuchs, cooked snakes, pig racing and girls named Jealousy – that’s my Indonesia.

Okay perhaps what I had said was a bit controversial. We had been talking about the differences in perception of tolerance in Australia and how this differs from the perception of tolerance in Indonesia. But for the National Director of … Continue reading

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