I am based in Southeast Asia (Indonesia at the moment) where I research and write on cinema, politics, economics, history, travel, food and anything else I feel like. Hopefully you will enjoy reading this blog. If not, no worries. Life is a rich tapestry.

Find some of my writing at the following links, if you’re interested:

In defence of Jokowinomics for New Mandala.

How Indonesia Avoided Brazil’s Economic Fate for the Diplomat.

How the US is Losing to China in Southeast Asia also for the Diplomat.

Indonesia’s Tourism Boom Explained for the Jakarta Post.

Is Indonesia’s State-led Development Working for East Asia Forum.

Review of Gundala for Cinema Escapist.

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