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”

May Kwento Ako #52 : A Trip to Balanan Lake, in Negros Oriental

I hope to return to this placid lake once again. With a few friends, we boarded a small boat and crossed this expansive lake. Despite being born in this country, I did not realise how many more beautiful places I am actually seeing for the first time. And very thankful to the family that broughtContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #52 : A Trip to Balanan Lake, in Negros Oriental”

May Kwento Ako #36 : Elyu or LU ? Hello, La Union.

The best times to go to this surfing paradise, according to the surfers is from September till March for the big waves. It is during this period when the competitions are lined up, one after the other. Take note guys! As fate would have it, I found myself returning to San Fernando, the city justContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #36 : Elyu or LU ? Hello, La Union.”

May Kwento Ako No. 27 : A dear friend celebrates !

I believe that one’s birthday is a milestone to be celebrated. ¬†Whether simply or to the hilt. Here is a video clip that I created for a dear friend who celebrates her birthday in the month of November. ¬†This contains photos of her exciting family and her dearest friends, most of which I took andContinue reading “May Kwento Ako No. 27 : A dear friend celebrates !”

May Kwento Ako #32 : I believe in the magic of Color

The gift of sight to me is very precious. Now that I am growing older, my eyes aren’t too good unlike before. My late Mom used to remind me to always have sufficient lighting and to use proper lighting when reading. Your parents have probably reminded you of this before. In recent years, I tookContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #32 : I believe in the magic of Color”

May Kwento Ako #46 : The lady who sang the best version of "I did it my way"

This blog is my homage to a friendship.  A year had gone by so fast. I had grown accustomed to your text messages at 7:00AM, asking if we could talk. Almost every morning, I still half expect that text message from you. Each call was always fun and a learning experience for both. A chanceContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #46 : The lady who sang the best version of "I did it my way"”

May Kwento Ako #18 : Tropical Living

Some days, it’s like these photos above. Believe you me, we in the tropics don’t live like this everyday. But well, admittedly, there are days when we are able to. The reality is, most of us live in densely populated metropolis. Our traffic is legendary. While we complain heaps, we still count our blessings. ForContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #18 : Tropical Living”