January 1, 2017
rike jokanan

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Chocolate Cake – Ready Ingredients

January 1, 2017 Isn’t it so exciting to welcome a new cycle? Hmmm…. It is an agreed cycle, don’t complain. It is what we believe the first day of another new year. Let’s just take it for granted to make my writing short…. 🙂 Yes, it is my first day of the processes of the […]

December 31, 2016
rike jokanan

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2017 – Resolution….

New Year is coming…. Again! Excitement is always there in the cut of a new cycle. Reviewing what’s past, planning what will be…. All emotions are forced to mix just like egg, flour, sugar, milk in a bowl of dough. Just remember putting the right measurement. So, what baking is for 2017? Making a chocolate […]

December 4, 2016
rike jokanan

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The Maestro – a unique antique

This time I’m talking about one artist, a true artist from my beloved country, Indonesia. He is truly one of his kind. How he composed his works, the way he expresses his ideas and feeling, the way he dresses, all his ways are just unique. Sudjiwo Tejo is a “dalang”, a puppeteer whose puppet shows […]

December 3, 2016
rike jokanan

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Retail Therapy – a noisy silence

It’s been a busy year and I know my years ahead are gonna at least as busy as 2016 or even more…. Exciting! And Singapore is always busy like me. There is always holiday event every month and that’s why discount is kind of never ending. This is November and people are some celebrating Thanksgivings, […]

November 24, 2016
rike jokanan

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Pixie Dust – haiku

Look at the light waves! Blinking, glittering around — Pixie dust in air. Picture borrowed from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/279223245623634469/ Singapore – November 24, 2016 – 11:30pm

October 28, 2016
rike jokanan

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Mengalah (in Bahasa Indonesia)

Kata temanku aku tidak terbiasa mengalah. Mungkin benar, mungkin salah. Benar karena profesiku sebagai auditor identik dengan cari-cari salah orang dan harus mempresentasikan “kesalahan” tersebut secara sistematik dikemas apik sehingga yang disalahkan tetap mau ikhlash disuruh memperbaiki kesalahannya dalam waktu singkat secara akurat. Salah karena sesungguhnya aku banyak sekali berkompromi terhadap tujuan hidup orang lain […]

October 20, 2016
rike jokanan

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Go Around The World – haiku

What’s that green and blue? That the eyes zoom in and out: Go around the world My dream is go around the world, that’s what I said to one of my dear best friend, Rizka. Not so much sure that I would and could but the Ultimate Owner of the vast multiverse seems to care […]