Life in the Dark Pit of Merde

By Devina Gunawan Ma vie sans internet – I only have one word to describe you: merde. For the past couple of days I got no internet at home. For some reason the router stopped working, or the connection just died, or something. I clearly am not a tech savvy person, nor am I that…

Hybrids: People like us

by Devina Gunawan I call people who grow up in multicultural families ‘hybrids.’ It could mean anything, really. It could mean that one is metis, or what in Harry Potter world would be ‘mudblood.’ It could mean growing up in two or more countries. It could mean a lot of things. But I know those…

Stromae o Stromae

by Devina Gunawan Firstly, if you do not know who Stromae is, then I am so glad you found this post. Because Stromae is one of the things that have ever happened to my music library. But at the same time, shame on you! How do you not know Stromae! I remember around last year…

Privileges, privileges

by Devina Gunawan Men are usually given the privileges of, well, many of things. Job offers, for instance, many places still pick men over women any day. Services are nicer to men too. And it bugs me how sometimes I am treated with less respect just because I am a woman. And when it comes…