What is going on?
Following yesterday's meeting at the Embassy about the increased "chatter" among local terrorist groups, all seemed relatively OK. A few hours later, the FCO in London issues a heightened alert travel advisory
saying: "If you are already in Indonesia you should consider leaving if your presence is not essential. If you choose to remain in Indonesia you should exercise extreme caution in public places such as, but not limited to, hotels, nightclubs, bars, restaurants, shopping malls, outdoor recreational areas - eh? Where are they? See my posting 3 days ago ~ I can't find any! Please tell us.
- public and commercial buildings, transport terminals, and places of worship.
Well, I'm staying. Does look as if I'll have to cut down on the highlife though.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Voltaire, 1694 - 1778