Category Archives: Glitteratti

The Milestones of a Lawyer and a Designer

The word milestone is, by definition, a marker of distance—length of the road traveled. On literal roads milestones are measured the same way, yet on life journey the distances and how they are marked vary greatly. Although, sometimes, a couple … Continue reading

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Jakarta Socialites: Right Dress Code, Wrong Code of Conduct

I’ll start by saying that I don’t typically frown upon people just because they’re wealthy and well-connected or, for the sake of the argument, deprived and doomed. Yet sometimes, some people just keep behaving in certain ways that I can’t … Continue reading

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In Madge We Forever Trust

It was all a series of coincidence. I rarely check social media while traveling, but I happened to log into Twitter while on road in October to find people talking about the concert. The concert trip happened to be organized … Continue reading

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The Deep and Shallow End of the Fountain of Youth

It started with a swirling rumor and persistent text messages. Yep, juicy stuff coming up, people. Some time ago former colleagues started dishing that a certain former boss had gradually, yet not so subtly, changed her appearance. Leaner, firmer, with a … Continue reading

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Year 2015: Under the Ever-Engulfing Virtual Spotlight

Has it really been another year? That’s pretty scary, my dear. It’s even scarier when your ups and downs throughout the year are played out under the spotlight. And in these days of 24/7 news cycle on digital media, reverberated … Continue reading

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His Version, Her Version, the Public Consensus and the Elusive Truth

Everybody who’s had a lovers’ spat must be familiar with that famous line. Usually, and this is my experiences talking, after gaining timely wisdom one may look back to acknowledge that the truth was somewhere between one’s and the significant … Continue reading

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Juicy Dishes to Cap the Year: For Better or Worse

How has 2014 fared for you, darlings? To me personally, it’s been an interesting cycle of “out with the old, in with the new” through the year. For better or worse, only time will tell later. But I’m just the … Continue reading

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The Season of Giving… and Glam Garage Sale Hunting

“Jakarta garage sales, where you can buy secondhand designer handbags for a cool 3,500 US dollars.” An expat tweeted that last weekend, and I smiled. For the absurdity of it all, for the reality of it all. The term garage … Continue reading

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Make No Mistake About the Ring of the Real Royal Bells

We all have our own escapist distractions. In the world gradually going mad like this, you practically need to escape from rough reality on some self-determined basis to keep afloat. This week many people turned to the British royal wedding … Continue reading

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Oops, He Diddy It Again

Jakarta, 27 August 2005 Written under Miss Sassy (12) Have you guys heard? P.Diddy did it again. From Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs to Puff Daddy then P.Diddy, he recently shed the ‘P’ and remains with just… Diddy. As to what this … Continue reading

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