Adult coloring books: still no need to color within the linesĀ 

   The latest thing to hit the young, urban creative-types is the proliferation of adult coloring books. It's similar to the coloring books of our elementary days -- except that this one has more complicated patterns and are much more expensive than the usual Barbie or Disney coloring book.  Said to relieve stress and help …

The Wolf of Wall Street

I don't like watching movies. In the Philippines, watching movies is an investment. You take a cab, you go to a (preferably) comfortable and safe movie theater where the aircon is working and there is no chance of bed bugs lurking in the seats and you pay for food. Movies here in Manila cost PHP230 …

Concert Review: BLUE MOON (CNBlue in Manila 2013)

I was one of the few noonass trapped in a sea of shrieking, screaming, near-epileptic girls during the one-night concert of Korean band, CNBlue last Saturday, June 15 at the Araneta Coliseum. I couldn't blame them -- I almost passed out due to the sheer talent of this band -- well, make that good looks, …

Nesting

I was just informed by our office's HR Assistant that my loan from the government's insurance program has been approved. However, it will take about a month for the check to be released. Bummer. Considering that I am planning to use the money for my long-overdue moving out from the tiny room that my hubby …

Mad Love

In honor of St. Valentine's Day--where people dress in red and try to compete for candle-lit tables located in over-booked restaurants, serving over priced steak--I bring you this adorable albeit, obviously crazy way these hapless Japanese salarymen show their love to their wives. By shouting their messages of love stark raving mad in front of …

2012 in review – Thank you for being part of my adventure!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 65,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that …

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