This is the first time I tried oil painting. Very tricky, this one, as it turned out very difficult to manipulate. I’m no maestro and my first work may look very amateur-ish but I found this project the most calming I’ve had in months. There’s something about having lost myself in the creation of… More Project: Oil on Canvass
Eventually of course, we had to get out of the city to see some other sites. My sister, her good friends (and neighbours) from Cuba, and their kids, brought my siblings and I to Batu Caves. It’s 13km away from Kuala Lumpur and we took the train from the city to Selangor for what seemed… More Look Back: Malaysia (Part 2)
Around this time last year, my siblings and I went on a rather spontaneous four-day trip to Kuala Lumpur Malaysia to visit our older sister, her husband, and our one and only then 6 year-old nephew, Ozzy. By spontaneous I mean, we all went to a travel fair the year before (2013) and booked ourselves tickets… More Look Back: Malaysia (Part 1)
Half way through the year and I believe I owe you at least this. Since I have been particularly ‘absent’ from this blog, I would like to share with you the unforgettable eats (outside work, that is) I discovered the past 6 months. These eats are a combination of both my alone time, meals with people who… More Unforgettable Eats: First Half of 2015
On July 2, Oliviers&Co. Philippines launched the 2015 harvest of Grand Crus Olive Oils. We’re talking about ten new lines that come from various parts of the Mediterranean: Italy, Portugal, Spain, Croatia, Greece, and France.The taste profile of each Grand Crus oil varies, on which depends the perfect dish/es to pair them with. To further… More The New Harvest is here!
You know what I love most about musicians/artists? Half the time, you know they’re always on to something. More than getting the lyrics and notes right to hit millions of hearts, they bring this sense of comfort to every listener that makes one think “Oh, I’m not alone in this. There’s somebody else in this world… More A Trooper’s Mixtape.
“You insist on trying to walk on your own, doing your own will, guided slowly by your own judgement. And you can see for yourself that the fruit of this is fruitlessness. My child, if you don’t give up your own judgement, if you are proud, if you devote yourself to ‘your’ apostolate, you will work… More Capacities and Fears
Here comes the big 25. Phew! To be honest, I am trying not to freak out. For some reason, the number is such a huge jump from 24 just because it signifies a quarter of my life (sure, I’d be the type to live to a hundred). 25 just really demands a higher level of… More The big 25.