Watermelon

At the beginning of 2021, my banana farm was hit by an accident, it was swept away by the flood from Citarum River. It was completely disaster, as most of banana plant were destroyed and heavily damaged. Based on previous experiences and by considering topology and geographical conditions of the farm, floods from Citarum river…

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Building a Cabin House

Last year, I’ve built a plain cabin house (saung) on banana farm. Built in 2 weeks, it’s a simple building equipped with restroom and some basic tools, so my family and I have a place to relax while in the farm. The cabin house was not completely meet with my requirement, as I need a…

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Januari 2021 Portfolio Update

2020 has been a challenging year, but thanks god, I finally made my first milestone for FIRE journey. As 2021 approaches (actually, it’s been a while as it is now February 2021 🙂 ), I decided to set 250K SGD as my portfolio target at the end of this year. 250K SGD is an optimistic…

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December 2020 Portfolio Update

This is the third update to my portfolio in 2020. It’s February 2021 now and if I updating regularly, it should be the 14th update and December portfolio is the 12th. I missed regular portfolio update (and also missed to update this blog as well), so I will restart portfolio update in 2021 and looking…

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After a While

It’s been a while since my last post in this blog. Almost a year without an update. I occasionally updating my personal blog (in Indonesian), but rarely for this blog. There’s many things happened in my life. Surviving and growing up my IT business while facing a slow down threat from Covid-19 pandemic; Developing new…

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Life goes On : Farming

As the number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia increase, our daily life has changed dramatically. Many of us doing our jobs from home; our children going to online learning, guided by their teacher as most of school closed for minimum 2 weeks; and it is recommended to avoid crowded places like mall or mass gathering…

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Banana Farm

Beside financial sector like stocks, mutual fund and bond, I have an alternate portfolio in direct investment in agro/agriculture sector : paddy fields and banana farm. Banana farm is my long desire. I have wanted it for a long time even before my investment in stocks and mutual fund. Due to tight budget, I thought…

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Market Crash

Market Crash Indonesian markets have suffered its worst year since the global financial crisis of 2008 and 1998, as fears over the impact of the coronavirus and oil price continued to haunt investors. Today, IDX halts trading as shares drop more than 5%, creating -22.28 market loss year to date (YTD). I became an eyewitness…

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Yoga Studio

My wife and I took Yoga practice since last year. It started as simple workout as we rarely took special time to physical exercise. We use a small space beside our entertainment and our daughter room. The place is quite narrow, we have to adjust and wait for our partner completing a yoga pose. The…

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