I'll lay off my polemic for today as Sunday is supposedly a day of rest. In churches throughout Christendom, offerings are made, some of which are given in order to demonstrate that the giver is 'holier-than-thou'.
Here is one of them
; the rest of us are infidels.
One of my commentators, Mr. Snag, is interested in the blogger more than the blog. As an expat living in, I believe, Bekasi, he should know that we are an assorted lot. Here is a selection of expat teacher writings you may enjoy.Antony Zak in Makassar Dr. Bruce in SumbawaStephen also in Sumbawa
Serial blogger Aangirfan
, a cooperative of convent school girls, former convent school girls and assorted others
, has left a reminder
that Indonesia is back on the travel map.
The website of this posh English travel company has fairly typical and patronising guff: From the stone-age tribes hidden in Sulawesi's remote forests to the devout Hindus making their daily sacrifices at Bali's countless temples and shrines, life here proceeds at a different pace, a gentle pageant of custom and tradition in lush, verdant landscapes of great beauty. Matahari
is an expat too, originally from North Sulawesi. Although she's now living and working as an educationalist in Merseyside, UK, and, she says, a typical Cancerian, I wonder if she could let us know about her country cousins,"the stone-age tribes hidden in Sulawesi's remote forests