Category Archives: Miss Sassy

Waiting to Exhale, or As Good as It Gets?

Jakarta, 2 January 2007 Written under Miss Sassy (17) No, this is not a tribute to the ’90s girl-power movie set in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona, starring four fabulous African-American women, Whitney Houston included — though I must note that the … Continue reading

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Of Hegemony: Bush, Bond, and the Big Screen

Jakarta, 22 November 2006 Written under Miss Sassy (16) Many went berserk last weekend over Bush’s impending 6-hour visit, with protests ranging from the billions allegedly spent on the new helipad in Bogor presidential palace to the fear over Indonesia … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Winnie the Pooh!

Jakarta, 12 October 2006 Written under Miss Sassy (15) After a long hiatus due to abundant, often pointless pressure from my latest 9-to-5 in the past half-year, here I am back to grace your Sunday paper with my jovial tales. … Continue reading

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Et Tu, Brutus? Et Tuu…..??

Jakarta, 14 March 2006 Written under Miss Sassy (14) In our merry, party-filled, adrenaline-pumped single life, almost everything may seem all rosy, though they’re often not. In the days when things are just not that pretty, we take another sip … Continue reading

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The Pampered Princesses of Personal Care

Jakarta, 7 February 2006 Written under Miss Sassy (13) As many things I’ve blamed my mother for, I blame her for letting me know, learn, and eventually getting addicted to the pure joy of being pampered by the professionals. I … 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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The Forgotten Art of Wooing

Jakarta, 8 February 2006 Written under Miss Sassy (11) Oxford dictionary: v. court, seek love of; seek to win, invite. I define ‘woo’ as the art of winning over someone’s heart through actions or words showing how that person means … Continue reading

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Sushi and Ceviche: Both Raw Fish, But God, Aren’t They So Different

Jakarta, 20 September 2005 Written under Miss Sassy (10) Sushi and ceviche are both made of raw fish, and each is a culinary pride of their country of origin. Both of them had their fair share of troubling me. I … Continue reading

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Oh, But We’ve Looked into Bookstores

Jakarta, 12 September 2005 Written under Miss Sassy (9) One Sunday Cate and I went to a new bookstore in the downtown mall. The idea of touring a well-lit, expansive floor, full of books, with serene ambiance and a cozy … Continue reading

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Paint Me Color, Paint Me Fair

Jakarta, 5 January 2006 Written under Miss Sassy (8) Art, I believe, is similar to love and war. Why? Simple. All is fair in love and war, no? Well, so is in art. Firstly, people have different opinions on what … Continue reading

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