May Kwento Ako #62 : The Goldenberg Mansion, Malacanang Palace Grounds, Manila

It is not everyday that we find 19th century homes in the Philippines still. This home, the grand mansion known as the Goldenberg Mansion was one of those that stood tall and proud by the exclusive enclave by the presidential palace, the Malacanang Palace in the Santa Ana, Manila area post world war 2 butContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #62 : The Goldenberg Mansion, Malacanang Palace Grounds, Manila”

May Kwento Ako #61 : A few stories and my photographs Chateaux Vaux le Vicomte

I am so thankful for this Video from YouTube’s worldfrombeyondHD for enlightening me with more details about this fabled and storied chateaux. To the folks behind this feature, I would like to send my appreciation. And to Doctor Joel Estanislao for taking some fine photos of me. As a tourist traveling with a camera, rarelyContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #61 : A few stories and my photographs Chateaux Vaux le Vicomte”

May Kwento Ako #60 : A Neighborhood Directory of Covid19 – Testing Centers

Thoughout the recent months of quarantine, I have had to rely mostly on sources shared by friends and neighbours through Viber groups, Facebook, etc. To make it easier for me to go back to, I have decided to build this directory for our future reference. We are in this together. But the names and numbersContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #60 : A Neighborhood Directory of Covid19 – Testing Centers”

May Kwento Ako #58 : Bright White can be exciting in Apartments

Masters’ Bedroom in the upper section of this loft. This Living Room is a good place for some afternoon cocktails. This rental property in Makati is available for rent and belongs to a friend. I keep loosing the photos sent to me and so I am posting them here for easy finding in the future.Continue reading “May Kwento Ako #58 : Bright White can be exciting in Apartments”

May Kwento Ako #57 : Stamp Collecting to Document Collecting

Now, I feel my age. I now have grown up responsibilities. I say this because each day simply progressed since we were born. Like there is not chapter that begins, no chapter that ends. Life just continues. One day, I was a stamp collecting boy in grade school in Naga. Sharing what stamps had beenContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #57 : Stamp Collecting to Document Collecting”

May Kwento Ako #56 : Not Just Curtains

I have a thing for touching great fabrics. It’s texture, it’s sheen, it’s weight can be very telling. Where the raw materials came about intrigues me, specially silk which is a natural fibre produced by silk worms which feeds on mulberry leaves. Silk while very famous to be made in Italy, Spain and France amongContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #56 : Not Just Curtains”