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 #33 : Feeling Sentimental ATM

As I scrolled back through my iPad that’s loaded with photographs I had taken, I couldn’t help myself but reminisce at the years that had passed so swiftly. And I am so glad that I got to go to these awesome places and took these lovely photos when I had the chance to. I amContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #33 : Feeling Sentimental ATM”

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 #31 : This Photo cost me Euro 10! Expensive Lah!!

One afternoon, while we were walking the busy streets, I saw this brightly dressed “young girl” with white makeup like that of a geisha except that she wasn’t Japanese.  I wanted to take her photo until she volunteered for the photo to be with me.  I asked my friend to take my photo with her.Continue reading “May Kwento Ako #31 : This Photo cost me Euro 10! Expensive Lah!!”

May Kwento Ako #30 : The Scala Sancta

My young friend, Ovidio came by the hotel for a quick chat.  He had come from work and he was off in the afternoon from school.  After exchanging a few pleasantries, he asked me what places I was intending to go to.  I said I wanted to go.  I said ‘The Scala Sancta’ and afterContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #30 : The Scala Sancta”

May Kwento Ako #20 : Memories of a Geisha

They looked flustered.  And I dont know why. I was taking photos of the fascinating centuries-old houses in the Gion section.  All in wood, all looked delicately made yet strong and sturdy eventhough they seem to appear to be made of soft wood, of Palo China as we refer to it back home. And typicalContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #20 : Memories of a Geisha”

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 #47 : Para Bailar….To Dance. In Argentina!

One Friday evening, while walking from dinner, our group chanced upon a town plaza a fairly good number of people having a great time.  They were just being themselves.  No big production numbers. These are not great video clips.  The lighting conditions were not great.  I was using my phone camera.  We couldn’t come tooContinue reading “May Kwento Ako #47 : Para Bailar….To Dance. In Argentina!”