When city life starts to get noxious, one of the best ways to counter it is to run away and get someplace where you can truly, fully rid yourself of these horrible, terrible, abominable (and other rhyming and synonymous adjectives you can think of) toxins slaying your happy cells. In this life, I am quite … Continue reading To the Island
I have been wanting to write about this trip, which I had in the last quarter of last year, but things went way too busy right after it that it was pushed to the back burner. So, here, I'm writing about it now. If you're planning to go to Sapa, I hope I can provide … Continue reading Scenic Sapa
The first month of 2017 is almost finished. I don’t really understand what’s with the time we’re in these days. It seems to glide by so swiftly, leaving a lot of to-dos undone! I went on a writing hiatus for almost a year. So many things transpired, the inspiration got lost somewhere amidst the swirling, … Continue reading Forgive so You can Heal
I am in my mid 30s. At this age, I have gone through quite a lot already and have come to embrace myself for what I am and what I’m not. So when someone comes to me and tells me straight to my face: Ay ikaw na gali ni? Ay o, nag-gwapa ka man no? (Oh, … Continue reading Yes, You Are Beautiful!
My hometown is at its best these days. There's so much going on. One of the many things that make me happiest is the newly revamped children's playground. It looks so safe and so new that I want to be a kid again! Photos by Krizza Pedroso This is something that we didn't have when … Continue reading It’s So Much Fun in Tboli Knoon
I know of an island girl who lives in Tingloy, an island-town in Batangas. She swims like a mermaid. Her stories of how it was like growing up in this place piqued my curiosity so much that when she and my other friend planned a trip to this island, I never gave it a second … Continue reading An Island Called Tingloy