My Compound Life

July 5, 2010

Farewell to the Compound

By Hannah Black The other day I woke up singing the 1980s super-hit The Final Countdown. Now I don’t like – Read More...
June 28, 2010

Playing the Solo Waiting Game

By Hannah Black The past week I’ve hardly seen my husband, Ongky. Ceremonies, his work and my newly rediscovered social – Read More...
June 21, 2010

Preparing for Departure

By Hannah Black In Bali, like every other holiday destination in the world, the majority of residents have to work. – Read More...
June 14, 2010

Back to Driving on the Wild Side

By Hannah Black I used to think buzzing around on my 125cc scooter was really the best thing in the – Read More...
June 7, 2010

Operating in Fear and Frenzy

By Hannah Black My very tough, hardworking mother-in-law fell ill last week and was taken to three different doctors before – Read More...
June 1, 2010

The Festival Whirlwind

By Hannah Black I’ve just had one of those weeks that everything seems absolutely unmanageably crazy; but looking back on – Read More...
May 25, 2010

A Bizarre Bazaar

By Hannah Black Galungan holidays are lovely, but when you’re married into a Balinese family there is a lot of – Read More...
May 17, 2010

Blessed in Bali Marriage

By Hannah Black My husband Ongky’s brother and cousin stumbled down to our house to collapse on our front porch – Read More...
May 11, 2010

The Great Outdoors

By Hannah Black This week I introduced my niece and nephew Kaka and Dara to wonders of the Sony PlayStation. – Read More...
May 3, 2010

Tuned Out but Searching for a Signal

By Hannah Black When news of the volcanic eruption in Iceland broke last week my mother immediately called from the – Read More...
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