Eamonn Sadler

Eamonn has lived and worked in Indonesia for over 20 years but doesn’t understand the country at all and now realises that he never will. He is an entrepreneur, businessman and writer, lead singer with expat band Xhibit A and the owner and operator of The Jakarta Comedy Club and The Bali Comedy Club.

Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Daze of Summer

The summer of 1976 was the hottest and driest in the UK since records began, with the months of June, July and August offering little besides glorious sunshine, 35...

The Boys are Back in Town

April 2015 marks the 14th anniversary of the Jakarta Comedy Club and I am pleased to announce that on April 30th we will present two fantastic comedians who first...

The Great North-South Divide

I will not mention the name of the city in the north of England where I chose to go in search of the first rung on my property ladder 30 years ago, but people who know...

The Old Hands

There is always kudos in the amount of time you have been doing something, a kind of “seniority of time”, as if the longer people do something the better they get at...

OMG Skool is Soooo Yesterday!

These dayz edukashun trewly is a compleet waist of time. Don’t need English anymore cz we alwz abbreviate and every1 understands anyway. Don’t need maths cz we hv...

Into and Out of the Comfort Zone

I was recently forced to do something that I have never really wanted to, and to my great surprise I found that it was actually one of the most amazing and enjoyable...

They’re Playing Our Song!

Every couple has a song which means something special to them. Maybe it’s the song that was playing when they first met or when they had their first dance, maybe it...

The Death of the Movie Star

Of all the great technological advancements that have taken place in the history of mankind, the ability to record things must surely be among the most significant. I...

Never Mind the Trees

Here we are in January again, avoiding eye contact with our New Year’s resolutions and drinking normally despite a rueful and groggy New Year’s Day vow to stay dry...

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Christmas 1991 was my first in Indonesia and the first of my life outside England. I had not given any thought whatsoever to what Christmas might be like in a Muslim...

See You in 2015!

November 2014 was the busiest month the Jakarta Comedy Club has ever had. We had four events in 15 days, featuring comedy legends Papa CJ (India), Ro Campbell...

Things that make you go Ahhhh…

I’m so glad I came to Indonesia. I was pure luck I ended up here really. Had the friend I originally came here to visit been in Vietnam or Swaziland or anywhere else I...

Agony and Irony

In the early days of the Jakarta Comedy Club, I was fortunate enough to host a radio show every Friday evening from 5pm to 8pm with my friends Steve Dodgson and Fred...

Be Selfish. Save the Planet.

There is an ongoing and heated debate about global warming. Not just about what might have caused it and what we should do about it, but also about whether it actually...

Education Guide 2017

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