#2296 – A Long Weekend

ENGLISH Today is the Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, meaning this weekend is a long weekend! Unlike the previous weekend, this long weekend is a “real” one as there is no bridging day in between, haha. Anyway as my Instagram (@azilko) followers have known, I made use of this long weekend for a weekend trip….

#2232 – Sir Andy Murray

ENGLISH Last week during a pre-tournament conference of the 2019 Australian Open, Andy Murray announced that this tournament would possibly his last ever; or even if it wouldn’t be, he wouldn’t play beyond Wimbledon this year. And as you know, Andy Murray is my favorite tennis player in the ATP. So understandably this announcement made…

#2141 – A Random Tennis Story

ENGLISH Wimbledon just ended last week, where Angelique Kerber and Novak Djokovic won the singles titles this year. Serena Williams also made an impressive run to the ladies final, despite being ranked 183rd due to her maternity leave and this Wimbledon being only her fourth tournament since coming back from this. Anyway … And if…

#1838 – Some Stories This Week

ENGLISH Here are some stories from this week. A Future Plan Lol, “a future plan” might sound so serious yet funny at the same time, indeed. Anyway, when a plan exists, it means there is a goal that we (I) want to achieve. This is the case here. And I am really grateful that my company…

#1829 – A Saturday Story

ENGLISH A Meetup (Kopdar) Early last week, Kutubuku messaged me on Instagram that she would be in Amsterdam for a weekend and invited me for a meetup at a bar on Saturday evening. My Saturday evening agenda was still free so of course I said yes. You see, not only the Indonesia-based bloggers who could…

#1760 – My 2016 Roland Garros Trip (Part III: Roland Garros (Sunday))

ENGLISH Posts in the My 2016 Roland Garros Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Roland Garros (Saturday) 3. Part II: Paris 4. Part III: Roland Garros (Sunday) *** While I arrived at Stade Roland Garros some 20 minutes later than my Saturday visit, I was still one of the first spectators to enter the site today,…

#1752 – My 2016 Roland Garros Trip (Introduction)

ENGLISH Posts in the My 2016 Roland Garros Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Roland Garros (Saturday) 3. Part II: Paris 4. Part III: Roland Garros (Sunday) *** As my Instagram followers (@azilko) would have known by now, this weekend was the weekend of my annual trip to Paris to watch the 2016 French Open (Roland…

#1619 – 2015 US Open

ENGLISH It is that time of the year again. The fourth grandslam tournament of the year was concluded on Sunday, and here is a short review. Women’s Singles The difference between Serena Slam 1.0 and Serena Slam 2.0 was that in Serena Slam 2.0, Serena Williams’ fourth consecutive grandslam singles title was Wimbledon (where I…