My Doors to the UK

My Doors to the UK (Beasiswa Chevening) Part 2 – Aku dan Jokowi – Interview

  Another memoir of an ordinary kid from a far far away village trying to make sense his life by dreaming and achieving it with self-determination. I present this self-journal for all people who help me to be here and to be who I am now. Indeed, without you all, I am nothing. “Another room… Continue reading My Doors to the UK (Beasiswa Chevening) Part 2 – Aku dan Jokowi – Interview

Story from Edinburgh

Autumn 2016 – There and Faded Away

“Crossing the limit is not my style. My footsteps meander less than a mile. I travel the world perhaps in a minute. Yet a dream, to me, is never infinite!”  ― Munia Khan At the boundary between dream and reality Warna ungu menyambutku sore itu sekitar jam 3. Sebuah warna yang sejak dulu menyimpan rasa suka… Continue reading Autumn 2016 – There and Faded Away

Story from Edinburgh

There’s more to life than religion – Renungan Ramadan dari Edinburgh

“Apa yang kita dengar, baca, dan lihat adalah dari orang lain. Karena kita adalah produk orang lain.” Ramadan 2017 kembali menjadi sebuah ramadan yang sangat spesial bagiku karena untuk kedua kalinya aku menjalani ramadan ini di negeri orang. Ada rasa kangen rumah, sering pula kangen suasana ramadan kota Bandung. Belum lagi rindu akan undangan buka… Continue reading There’s more to life than religion – Renungan Ramadan dari Edinburgh

Story from Edinburgh

Aku dan Rhoma Irama – Kenangan Bersama Kakek

The moments with you have become my heartbeats that make me think of you all the time, just to stay alive. I miss you….. Akhir-akhir ini malamku dihabiskan dengan bekerja di hadapan komputer sampai pagi hari, membaca berbagai macam buku dan menuliskannya ke dalam beberapa file bertuliskan “Dissertation – Draft.” Tentu ini bukan karena deadline… Continue reading Aku dan Rhoma Irama – Kenangan Bersama Kakek

Story from Edinburgh

Kenalan Dengan Jurusan TESOL Edinburgh

“…when horizons grow or diminish within a person the distances are not measurable by other people. Understanding grows from personal experience that enables a person to see and feel in ways so varied and so full of changeable meanings that one’s self-awareness is the determining factor….every individual does have his private world of meaning, conceived… Continue reading Kenalan Dengan Jurusan TESOL Edinburgh

UK College Life

UK College Life Part #3 (Finale) – Sistem Penilaian

We live at a time when capitalism has become an unrepentant universal system and the global arbiter of the public good – Peter McLaren  6. A critical teacher in a critical world Adalah suatu kenyataan yang menyedihkan bawah di bawah ideologi capitalisme dengan neoliberalisme sebagai sistem yang dianut telah membawa pendidikan ke arah yang salah.… Continue reading UK College Life Part #3 (Finale) – Sistem Penilaian

Story of My Life

The UK College Life Part #2 – Biaya Hidup

“There’s no such thing as a neutral education process. Education is either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate the integration of generations into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity to it, or it becomes the ‘practice of freedom’… (Freire) Berbicara masalah perkuliahan memang selalu menarik untuk di perbincangkan.… Continue reading The UK College Life Part #2 – Biaya Hidup