Finding Your Lost Self in a Sea of Strangers

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

How do we define the word “Baduy”?

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

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