I never got this excited for free tickets, well, maybe except when it’s for Incubus (which I always buy, by the way). But here it is, two tickets to the Manila International Book Fair next weekend! For a geek like me, the thought alone is enough to give me a heart attack.
I love books — I love the smell of a newly-bought book, its pages still crisp and the letters too vivid against the brownish book paper. I love old books, the pages brittle and fragile, seemingly lined with the years it spent against the shelf and between my fingertips. I loved it how reading a specially good one can make me forget of the time. At times and in between a really good story, it’s like watching a really good, really compelling movie and the only difference is that everything is unfolding only in my mind.
So while I am extremely and terribly busy right now due to an upcoming event (hence the lack of post) — I am glad there’s something to look forward to.
NOTE: I got these tickets after I spent PHP12,000 on gift cards which I intend to use as give away for upcoming company event.