It’s a Gong Xi Fa Cai Eclipse

The Anyer Lighthouse 1885
The Anyer Lighthouse 1885

On 26th of January 2009, there’s an eclipse occured in Indonesian, and on the same time that day celebrated as the Chinese New Year, so it was a Gong Xi Fa Cai (恭喜發財) eclipse. For those who celebrate the new year, happy new year! Hope this year will bring prosperity to you. For many chinese that i know, usually they hope for rain on the new year, the more the rain, the more prosper they will, but i think many chinese in Indonesia had made an exception on that day, because there was an eclipse around.

Einstein and Eddington

Einstein and Eddington. Am i writing about biography of those two great scientist? Actually, ‘Einstein and Eddington is a movie title from the BBC, (see here for the official site of the movie). The story revolves around the two scientists and a solar eclipse, and the world in the middle of war (around World War

Cik Cik Periuk

Cik Cik Periuk is Indonesian child song, from the province of West Kalimantan. I never know the meaning of that song, nor remember the whole lyrics, except the first part:

Cik Cik Periuk,
Bilanga sumping dari Jawe
datang nek kacibok
bawa kapiting dua eko’ ..

but i always like the music. Why did i suddenly remember this song? Well, things came out randomly on random occation, in random time, because of random driver. *grinning*