A few weeks ago, I received a parcel of excitement. Inside that box was a blush of joy and half a dozen of colorful lipstick happiness bought online from my recently discovered online cosmetic shop. I was on an online shopping frenzy and I tell you, I never thought online shopping can be this fun. The happiness doubles upon receiving the goods. Continue reading “On Lipstick And Other Stories”
Today, an agent is visiting our resort for a familiarization trip and I have to meet and greet the person, show her the resort and probably host her for dinner and drinks. My job sounds fancy, at least to some because I am one of the few staff in the resort who is privileged to eat and drink in any of the restaurants whenever an agent or media person visits the resort.
A man thrown backwards by the heartbreak goes in search of an artifact that could unsettle history. A woman carries her husband to a doctor in a suitcase. A Canadian senator begins a new life in a new country, in a company of a chimp called Odo.
An Indonesian author said, his books are like his children. On my case since I haven’t published any book yet, my posts are my children.
Each of my posts has their own story and character, just like kids. Some of them are too emotional, some too hilarious and some are full of angst. Though its not good for a mother to have a favorite child (or children), I do have several posts that are closest to my heart.
It was that one day a week ago. I was so busy and I didn’t want to be disturbed by my office mate who was constantly on calls so I’ve put my headphones on and played a track on youtube. Some light alternative song and left it on autoplay. Random songs kept on playing.
Just type ‘blogging tips’ on google and you’ll definitely find tons of articles which says almost the same thing. I’m not saying I’m so different but what’s on my list is a little bit personal. Things that I learned from when I started blogging till date.
Due to insistent public demand, gumawa po kami ng facebook group para sa ating mga Pinoy Bloggers (na hindi sikat at elite LOL) kung saan maaari tayong tumambay, magtanungan, magkulitan at magpalitan ng mga kuro-kuro.
Lately ko lang nalaman na ‘big thing’ din pala sa Pinas ang blogging. Akala ko sa ibang bansa lang ‘yan uso. Akala ko hindi masyadong ‘in’ sa Pinas ang blogging, at ang mga bloggers ay mga tulad ko at tulad mong nagbabasa nito na hindi mainstream at pasulat-sulat lang dahil mahilig lang talaga magsulat. Pero huli na pala ako sa balita at mga pangyayari.
This same day, 5 years ago, my very first post was published. That post wasn’t the best but hey, that’s how aysabaw.com started.