IMG-20160707-WA0014The photo depicts ketupat, a special lebaran festival food in Indonesia.

Best wishes from the Southeast Asia Blog to the hundreds of millions of Muslims across Southeast Asia celebrating the eid il-fitr festival marking the end of Ramadan.

Just as normal life is suspended for these families for a few days, posting on this blog will also take a pause for a couple of days due to my work commitments.

In the words of US General Macarthur leaving Corregidor Island in the Philippines in WW2 “I shall return”, although I hope to return much sooner than he did and without his monumental ego.