Freedom Fridays: My Own Little Escape

This blog entry was originally posted on July 4, 2011. When I was a kid, I could never sleep without hugging a pillow close to me. My mama can attest to the countless times when I would look for something to hug for me just to fall asleep. I never knew why I grew fond…

Monday Musings : Give A Little Love

Mondays always have a bad rap, almost everybody hates them and for a while I used to be one of them. I’d like to change norms and make it a better day. Thus, my first post for Monday Musings is a video that I found from YouTube. With all the negativity being passed around, fueling hatred…

Losing Love: Part 2

Years passed and her world grew bigger. A new life in a new city, another shot at reinvention. “I am someone else!”, mantra she kept in her mind as she started college. Once again, she found herself drawn into the beauty and rawness of the wilderness. She filled herself with fresh expectations but once again her quest…

Beyond Play : Changing the World through Sports

“Sport has established itself as an effective tool for development and peace-building. Sport for development and peace projects around the world have addressed many of the challenges society has faced.”- Wilfried Lemke  Since time immemorial, sports have been the most popular form of recreation for people. Last April 5, 2015 at Patio Victoria, Brgy. San Jose,…

My Lifelist

We all have our ambitions and dreams in life, I was born with an intense one which included owning a Nobel Peace Prize, being one of the best in the field of Science and solving world peace. Although I still pine for making the world better, I became a bit less idealistic. Here is my…

Leytescapes: Beguiling Biliran

I wanted to stay at home that day but it did not take that long to convince me to go on spontaneous adventure. Our destination, one of the less traveled islands in the Philippines.  A historic island paradise nestled less than a kilometer away from the northern coast of Leyte. Half asleep, my friends and I left Tacloban around…

Hope At A Time of Digital Reality

Hope. What does it mean for you? In a fast-paced world, there is always a need to keep up. Technology has made life easier and time go faster. Day after day, you check Facebook, email, Huffington, Clash of Clans, Instagram and other sites. You find yourself drifting through the digital world and missing out on…

Labour Day: A Reminder of Intolerance for Mediocrity

Today marks the 112th celebration of Labour Day in the Philippines, a celebration of recognising the Filipino worker’s triumph during the American occupation wherein thousands of members from the Union Obrera Democratica de Filipinas, the first labor federation in the country marched from Plaza Moriones in Tondo to Malacañang chanting anti-American capitalism and imperialism songs to demand…