It’s 8pm on Wednesday 22 March 2023.  The warmth of the tropical night gently embraces my skin.   It is another balmy evening on Lombok. I’m sitting with a few friends on the steps of the local masjid in Batu Layar.  Batu Layar is a small village on the islandContinue Reading

What did you feel when you read that title? A feeling of anxiety and stress? The sudden urge to be somewhere else? Yourself running inside a large spinning wheel? A feeling of relief and gratefulness? You can’t really relate? If you cannot really relate then you are most likely inContinue Reading


Choose to be the fisherman It’s 5:00 on Wednesday, 13 July 2022. It is a clear morning and the full moon is gently lighting up Lombok. In case you missed it the full moon in July 2022 is known as the thunder full moon or supermoon and is the largest of the year.   In scientificContinue Reading