Princess Sarah and Class Segregation
Sabado. Alas kwatro ng hapon. Inaabangan ko ang Princess Sarah sa Yey Channel. Wala. Monday to Friday lang pala.
How 2 B U poh?
Kung meron mang pinaka kakaibang kombinasyon sa buhay kong ito, ay yung pinanganak akong mahiyain pero itinadhana akong magtrabaho sa hotel industry at lalong lalo pa sa Sales.
Ang hirap magsulat kapag matagal kang natengga. Actually, ang mahirap ay yung makapagsulat ng magandang piyesa. So isasantabi ko muna ang pagpiga ng aking utak at magkukwento na lang ng aming misadbentyurs. Umuwi kasi ako, nagbakasyon ng saglit. Dalawang linggo. Pero andaming nangyari. Epic.
What is Your Blood’s Worth?
On the morning of Holy Friday, we parked our car in front of a vulcanizing shop to get both our front tires changed to gear up for a 2-hour drive. I was inside the car browsing through my news feed when a group of shirtless men hitting their bleeding backs, passed by. It was amusing…
When You Don’t Feel Good About Your Body
Sometimes we look at the mirror and feel bad about what we see. Those annoying pimples and those belly fats bulging out. That kinky hair or that super skinny body. So ugly, you may tell yourself.
Finding Odd Things While Searching for Inspiration
I was at my lowest yesterday. I couldn’t understand myself. I was so demotivated at work. I was lazy and I didn’t want do anything. I was analyzing what the problem is. My bosses are good and we have an amazing team in the department. The company is good. The people in the island treats…
Winning, Losing & Trying
Our company Football League started a week ago and today is the last day of screening. Whoever wins today will go through the semis. I apologize in advance if I won’t be able to write the way sports writer do, but anyway, the whole point here is not about the sport itself.
Mga Kaganapan at Mala Exorcism na Hilot
Andaming ganap sa buhay ko. Kape sa umaga, kape bago magtanghali, kape matapos mananghalian, kape bago magmeryenda, kape ulit ang meryenda. Sa sobrang dami ng kaganapan sa buhay ko, kape na lang ang nasa utak ko. Nasaan na ang paghihirap ko nung Oktubre na halos maipasok ako sa Coffee-holics Anonymous para lang maiwasan ang pagkakape?…
Island Guys – Doctor Quail
It was a slow and easy Sunday and my mind was wandering while I was in the morning briefing. It was the ‘around the table’ time and it was our time to bring our news or any info to the table. My turn came and I didn’t have anything important to say. I then listened…
The Privileged Ozzy
Nasa airport ako no’n at nakapila na para magcheck-in sa counter ng Singapore Air (inemphasize ang airline dahil gusto ko magmukhang sosyal) ng marinig ko ang usapan ng mag-asawang Puti at Pinay. Naisip kong taga Australia ang lalakeng iyon dahil sa accent niya at isa pa, halos lahat ng nasa flight na iyon ay mukhang…
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America…
Magpapahiram na nga lang, Pipila Pa
Nagpunta ako sa bangko para panandaliang ipahiram ang aking perang pinaghirapan sa napakayaman nitong may-ari nang sa ganoon ay patuloy pa itong makapamili ng madaming lupa at makapagpatayo ng madaming mall. Pagdating ko sa bangko ay ga-sawa ang pila. Bilang nagtapos naman ako sa unibersidad na tinawag na Pila Uli Pila ay mani na lang…