Author: Matt Dearden

Borneo up in smoke!

Now that the rain has all but stopped up here in Northern Kalimantan, it’s that time of year when the locals start to burn parts of the rainforest. I always struggle to understand why they do this and thinking back...

Blog name change

Blog name change

Ever since I started this blog I wanted to write mainly about bush flying out here in Indonesia. The original title was a “tongue in cheek” remark I often ask fellow pilots who are totally set on a life in...

Seiko SKX781 Orange Monster

This is the watch that started my fascination with them about 8 years ago. I was looking for my first “proper” watch (i.e. an automatic) around the $200 mark. It had to be robust, fully waterproof, big and chunky (all...

Gathering in Binuang

Last week saw an amazing amount of people from all over the Kryons and surrounding area wanting to go to Binuang. I was intending on blogging about this last week but got a little distracted with my overnight in Long...