In one of my previous posts, I mentioned about my struggle on my first few days of fasting. And now that Ramadan is over, I am here to share my first fasting experience. Once again I would like to mention that I am not a Muslim however, I tried to fast during Ramadan since I … Continue reading Fasting is a Beautiful Experience
Yesterday, I’ve read an article called My Body Doesn’t Belong To You, where the author shared her story of being harassed on the road, probably because of her huge cup size. I suddenly remembered how I was teased back in 6th grade because of having very small boobs (something very opposite to the author's issue). … Continue reading On Being Chased
image: shawnbbailey.com I was informed that you are here for a week’s visit. It’s been a few years since we separated ways, well, since you dumped me and it’s as if no one else in this world moved on except for you and me. Our names are, still, always associated with each other like it has … Continue reading It’s Been A While
I was awaken today by a loud bang. It was the external wooden window. Pushed by the strong wind. It wasn't too bright and it's not dark either. I looked at the clock and it says 9:30 am. I looked through the glass window. It was raining. What a surprise! It seldom rains in January … Continue reading Looking Through The Glass Window
I was raised a Christian but we never celebrated Christmas. For us, December 25 is just another ordinary day. Its not like we don't celebrate the day that Christ was born. We just believe that it should be celebrated everyday rather than on a date that isn't stated in the bible. So I grew up not … Continue reading Exchange Gifts
By the time you lay your eyes on this post, whether you read this or not (ha ha), I should have been packing my bags and by Saturday I would have been on a plane to Vienna. In a few days time I would have been wearing the nice winter outfits that I bought and I would … Continue reading Hopes are like Hair Ornaments….
Recently, I've been hanging out with a group of people that is totally different from my group of friends. People that I never thought I'd ever spend time with. They all reach home by 7 to 7:30 in the evening. They'll start cooking, chatting and laughing. And once the cooking is done, they sit and … Continue reading Finding Your Lost Self in a Sea of Strangers
There's one Filipino Radio Station here in Dubai, TAG 91.1, and whenever I tune in, I feel like I'm listening to Love Radio or Yes FM. The whole setup of the station from the music that they play to the DJs and their funny names - Pinoy na Pinoy. Whenever I tune in, never will I … Continue reading How do we define the word “Baduy”?
Waiting for the bus, waiting for the right time image from wikipedia.org I started taking the public bus a few weeks ago. I am so used to taking our shuttle service that drops and picks me up right in front of my office and apartment doorstep, that taking the public bus made me a feel a … Continue reading Waiting for the bus, waiting for the right time