I first listened to Dream Theater 25 years ago in Jogja. Their skilled musicianship were displayed prominently in a masterpiece sophomore album, titled as “Images & Words”
Intrigued by their complex song writing, yet with catchy melody lines, I joined the band wagon of my friends in Jogja, to buy the cassette. And honestly, I consider the album as one of the best rock album of all time. Well, take a look at the title of my blog then you realize from where I get the inspiration.That’s why when Dream Theater announced they will be playing in Jogja, celebrating the 25th anniversary of this monumental record, I wasted no time. Bought the pre-sale tickets for me and my old Jogja friends, and here we go, back to Jogja, the city where we listened to Dream Theater for the first time. Continue reading →
Our Pukpuk Arisan is back! This time, the theme and activity is indoor virtual golf at V-Golf Lotte Avenue. Well, while swinging golf club is an alien concept for some of us, but we did have fun and look natural in our golf outfit, did we? 😊
Yes, the big reunion is over. But the great memory lingers. The traffic of our whatsapp group spikes significantly the past two days. Many of our long lost friends reappear. Friendship is rejointed. Feeling is reconnected.
Let us rejoice this moment, when we suddenly live in time capsule where time stands still.
Meanwhile, here are some leftovers from the reunion. Some of nice pictures with great friends:
Held at Plaza FEB UGM, the class of 92 host a lesehan dinner, featuring popular culinary dishes from Jogja, which include sate klathak, soto sawah, bakmi jowo, angkringan, pempek ny. kamto, and many others.
Our evening is also complete, with the special appearance of Pak Eko Suwardi, Dean of FEB UGM, Pak Hani Handoko, Department of Management’s favorite and legendary professor, and Amirullah, Vice Dean.
Kuwi Sopo Yo? – We’re back to classroom, not to learn about principle of economics or marketing strategy, but to re-learn about (sometimes) our long lost friends and get updated about their current life and families. Facilitated by Pepen, the short session was not only insightful but also entertaining. Continue reading →
This morning the reunion participants met up at SGPC Bu Wiryo, to have breakfast at the legendary culinary place, very famous for UGM students. Such a great time to meet old friends, with whom we haven’t met each others for 20 years! Continue reading →
As warm up for our main event of reunion tomorrow, we have a pre-reunion dinner at Sultan Agung Cuisine, courtesy of Abdul Halim, our colleague who currently serves as local government official in Bantul, Jogja.