Dear 14-year-old self, You have no idea what the fuck you’re doing, so stop being so pretentious. Life isn’t going to follow your carefully outlined plan. Stop, take a deep breath, and learn to wing it. It’s okay to find gratification or satisfaction in many Facebook and Instagram likes, so long as you don’t let … More 24 lessons for a 14-year-old girl + birthday photodump!
Next Sunday, August 27, I turn 24! Wow. One year closer to my mid-twenties, and an infinite number of life crises in between. Boggles the mind, doesn’t it? Last year, I spent my birthday in Puerto Princesa, Palawan with my boyfriend (read my entries by clicking the Palawan tag). This year, I thought of buying … More Photodump: First Shots, Fujifilm X-A10
Last week, I was in Legazpi for work (more ASEAN stuff, sigh). It’s my first time in Albay, and – more importantly – my first time to see one of the Philippines’ God-given wonders: Mayon Volcano. It’s the height of the typhoon season. We’ve had nothing but rain, rain, and more rain for the past … More Bulkang Mayon, shaped by the hands of the gods
It’s practically par for the course of a twenty-something to feel burned out. We’re tired all the time, relying heavily on caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine to get us through the day. We’re pressured in almost all aspects of life, burdened with social, financial and/or work, family, and school responsibilities. On top of all that, we’re … More ABCs (Art, Beer, and Cigarettes) in Antipolo
Museums are probably the one kind of place in the world where I’m not too bothered by crowds. Elsewhere, crowds mean pushing, shoving, sweaty people all around me. Crowds in a museum have all that too, but with the added bonus of the knowledge that these pushing, shoving, sweaty people are here because they want … More Photodump: The Mind Museum